(RNS) Four former members of the now-defunct Mars Hill Church in Seattle filed a civil racketeering lawsuit Monday (Feb. 29) against the church's controversial...
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(RNS) The Rev. Freddy Haynes of Dallas said on Friday that Senate Republicans have condemned statements about racism by top GOP presidential candidate Donald...
(RNS) This ain’t no Sunday school Bible filmstrip, and that's the point, say creators of the series, which portrays events from the biblical book of 1 Samuel.
NEW DELHI (RNS) The immolation took place days before the March 10 anniversary of the failed 1959 uprising by Tibetans against Chinese rule.
ROME (RNS) The nuns, from the order founded by Mother Teresa of Calcutta, are among 16 people killed by gunmen who attacked a retirement home.
(RNS) Robert P. George, chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, said that “a pluralistic, non-sectarian, and democratic state" such...
(RNS) A First Amendment watchdog group is suing a Texas sheriff for placing Christian cross decals on several county patrol vehicles.
(RNS) She will join the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture at the University of Virginia.
PHOENIX - The Phoenix Goddess Temple offered spiritual and touch-based healing services to "seekers" in exchange for donations. Some of these services...
WASHINGTON - Proponents of abortion rights could be on the verge of a big victory, a small defeat or a do-over at the Supreme Court.
(RNS) Self-identification as an evangelical is "a broad brush" in Southern states, where most people identify as Christian, says one pollster.
(RNS) Two-thirds of Republicans in Super Tuesday states say religion is very important to them, compared with 53 percent of Democrats.
(RNS) The successor to Cardinal Bernard Law, a central foil in the "Spotlight" investigation into clergy abuse, said the media "led the Church to acknowledge...
(RNS) Franklin Graham, the hellfire evangelist who's turning election-year rallies into prayer meetings, quotes his daddy -- and Donald Trump.
(RNS) Former Fla. Gov. Jeb Bush withdrew from the 2016 race on February 20.