JERUSALEM (RNS) — Responding to growing pushback from Israeli feminists and human rights advocates, Israel’s national airline announced that it will no longer ask female passengers to move in deference to ultra-Orthodox men’s religious modesty...
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DALLAS (RNS) — New SBC President J.D. Greear said he is 'very open to anything that can lead to a greater transparency and greater safety and that prioritizes the safety of the victim above everything.'
DALLAS (RNS) — The statements come after the May termination of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary President Paige Patterson, who had shunned divorce and was accused of mishandling students’ allegations of rape.
DALLAS (RNS) — There has been recent speculation about whether someday, or sooner, a woman should be nominated for Southern Baptist Convention president.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The church appeared to open the door to making official some ministries that women in remote parts of Latin America already perform, including celebrating baptisms.
(RNS) — 'To all people I offer my apology, but especially to women, to the family of Southern Baptists, my friends and the churches,' he said.
(RNS) — The votes mark an inclusive step forward for the 'most white' of the nation's mainline Protestant denominations, according to Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton.
(RNS) — The election of the Rev. Donna L. Barrett as general secretary of the denomination's top American board harks back to the church's early days, when women played important public roles in its congregations.
(RNS) — There are many women (and men) in our own country who need 'saving' as much as the most oppressed of Muslim women.
(RNS) — The women appear to be following the lead of a 31-year-old protester identified as Vida Movahed, who took off her headscarf on the same street in late December. She was detained for a few weeks and then released.
(RNS) — The Church has operated under a cloud of shame and silence for decades.
(RNS) — "The so-called “Trump effect” has brought Muslim and Jewish communities together in new ways," writes Sheryl Olitzky.
(RNS) — This year was saw the Tiananmen Square of Testosterone. Moses saw it coming.
(RNS) — RNS asked Grace Ji-Sun Kim, a theologian and author, to consider what 2018 will mean for religion.
Conservative Christian writer Wendy Alsup says God was the first feminist and that the Bible, rightly understood, is pro-women.