(RNS) — Four women have accused the Rev. Donald “Bud” Heckman — a United Methodist elder who is well known in interfaith circles — of sexual harassment, misconduct and abuse, according to the United Methodist News Service. The post United Methodist clergyman accused of […]
(RNS) — Kim, an Asian American, is part of a diverse leadership for the umbrella organization that reflects 'the growing edge of evangelicalism is significantly in minority communities and churches,' said the outgoing president. The post National Association of Evangelicals names new […]
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — The two-hour marathon barrier has finally been broken. As Eliud Kipchoge arrived back home in Nairobi on Wednesday, fellow citizens pointed to a 'hand of God' in his sub-two-hour run on Saturday in Vienna. The post Kenyans see ‘hand of God’ in […]
(RNS) — In a speech at Notre Dame, the U.S. attorney general put personal morality — and personal religious liberty — above the more traditional Catholic concern for social problems. The post How William Barr, culture warrior, weaponizes religious liberty appeared first on […]
(RNS) — Todd Phillips and Joaquin Phoenix alike imbue the character with such fundamental dignity, even in his abasement, that we never forget that we are called to love him, not laugh at him. The post A ‘Joker’ — and a world — gone mad from nihilism appeared first on […]
(RNS) — The latest survey shows Christians have declined by 12 percentage points over the past decade. The post Pew report: Older US Christians being quickly replaced by young ‘nones’ appeared first on Religion News Service.
(RNS) — While, as Tom Petty sang, we don’t have to live like refugees, we do have to remember what it means to live like a refugee. The post On Sukkot, think of the Kurds appeared first on Religion News Service.
NEWS STORY RNS-BERNIE-WHATSAPP: Inside the WhatsApp group of young Muslims praying for Bernie’s health CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (RNS) — When the news broke that Sanders had suffered a heart attack earlier this month, Hamzah Raza kidded on his Instagram account about setting up a group to read […]
ANAHEIM, Calif. (RNS) — The report, 'Singled Out: Islamophobia in the Classroom and the Impact of Discrimination on Muslim Students,' is based on a statewide survey of about 1,500 Muslim students who are between 11 and 18 years old. The post 40% of Muslim students in CA report being bullied […]