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  • Photos of the Week
    by Kit Doyle on December 14, 2018 at 8:19 pm

    (RNS) — This week’s gallery includes images of clergy protests and arrests at the border, Our Lady of Guadalupe pilgrims in Mexico, heartache in France, and more. The post Photos of the Week appeared first on Religion News Service. […]

  • Photos of the Week
    by Kit Doyle on December 14, 2018 at 8:19 pm

    (RNS) — This week’s gallery includes images of clergy protests and arrests at the border, Our Lady of Guadalupe pilgrims in Mexico, heartache in France, and more. The post Photos of the Week appeared first on Religion News Service. […]

  • At Wheaton summit, prominent evangelicals share stories of sexual abuse
    by Emily McFarlan Miller on December 14, 2018 at 6:11 pm

    WHEATON, Ill. (RNS) — Popular Bible teacher Beth Moore was one of many speakers who revealed they, too, were survivors of sexual abuse and harassment at a one-day evangelical gathering. Some shared their stories for the first time, including bestselling author and pastor Max Lucado. The post […]

  • At Wheaton summit, prominent evangelicals share stories of sexual abuse
    by Emily McFarlan Miller on December 14, 2018 at 6:11 pm

    WHEATON, Ill. (RNS) — Popular Bible teacher Beth Moore was one of many speakers who revealed they, too, were survivors of sexual abuse and harassment at a one-day evangelical gathering. Some shared their stories for the first time, including bestselling author and pastor Max Lucado. The post […]

  • First Step Act recognizes that prisoners, too, are made in God’s image
    by Heather Rice-Minus on December 14, 2018 at 4:47 pm

    WASHINGTON (RNS) — The current rules and treatment of prisoners in the federal justice system are an affront to the dignity of men and women made in the image of God. The post First Step Act recognizes that prisoners, too, are made in God’s image appeared first on Religion News Service. […]

  • First Step Act recognizes that prisoners, too, are made in God’s image
    by Heather Rice-Minus on December 14, 2018 at 4:47 pm

    WASHINGTON (RNS) — The current rules and treatment of prisoners in the federal justice system are an affront to the dignity of men and women made in the image of God. The post First Step Act recognizes that prisoners, too, are made in God’s image appeared first on Religion News Service. […]

  • Why ‘Silent Night’ and the stories around it endure 200 years later
    by Emily McFarlan Miller on December 14, 2018 at 3:36 pm

    (RNS) — For countless churchgoers, 'Silent Night' brings a moment of quiet reflection that captures what Christmas is all about — even if church mice have nothing to do with it. The post Why ‘Silent Night’ and the stories around it endure 200 years later appeared first on […]

  • Why ‘Silent Night’ and the stories around it endure 200 years later
    by Emily McFarlan Miller on December 14, 2018 at 3:36 pm

    (RNS) — For countless churchgoers, 'Silent Night' brings a moment of quiet reflection that captures what Christmas is all about — even if church mice have nothing to do with it. The post Why ‘Silent Night’ and the stories around it endure 200 years later appeared first on […]

  • Report on slavery is only a start for Southern Baptists’ reckoning with racism
    by Jemar Tisby on December 14, 2018 at 3:13 pm

    (RNS) — A new report detailing the history of slavery and racism at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary ends more than 50 years too soon. The post Report on slavery is only a start for Southern Baptists’ reckoning with racism appeared first on Religion News Service. […]