GENEVA (Reuters) "One part of the human brain usually develops common sense. Some of these (Chinese) hardliners, that part of brain is missing," said the...
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(Reuters) U.S. Olympian Ibtihaj Muhammad was trying to pick up her credentials to the South by Southwest (SXSW) arts festival when a volunteer insisted she...
(RNS) Life imitates murderous art.
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) They worry that behind the gentle facade lies a dangerous reformer who is diluting Catholic teaching on moral issues like homosexuality...
(RNS) Archbishop Blase Cupich's remarks came the morning after Donald Trump canceled a downtown rally amid concerns about violence.
WASHINGTON (RNS) After the slaughter of 21 Copts on a Libyan beach, Bishop Angaelos wants the support of all Christians.
(RNS) Churches and mosques are at the center of the violence, which includes the deaths of 60 cattle herders who suffocated to death while detained in a...
(RNS) Long viewed as the most religious developed nation, America is slipping toward secularism, like the rest of the West, a new study finds.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) The archbishop also rejected as "absolutely outrageous" claims that people worried about refugees were racist.
(RNS) A judge rejected allegations that it operated as a criminal organization and extorted money from members.
(RNS) Donald Trump has won 15 primaries or caucuses. For Muslim Americans, there's a lot in the balance.
(RNS) The report included a list of 1,131 Christians killed in Iraq between 2003 and 2014 and 125 churches attacked there in the same period.
(RNS) A rabbi leads an interfaith campaign to denounce Islamophobia.
NEW YORK (RNS) The city's archbishop is none too happy that Jews and Muslims seem to observe their rituals and holy days while Catholics prefer to play games...
(RNS) These polls have given us "Trumpvangelicals," true believers for Ted Cruz and confusion over Democrats and the God vote. Let us 'splain.