(RNS) — With their two primary wins, Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan have made history not only for their faith but also their gender.
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(RNS) — The directive is yet another sign of the Trump administration’s determination to accommodate people of faith, even if it means letting them refuse to hire LGBT people.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (RNS) — Manna Church has found a way to keep many young military families by building a church home for them wherever they go.
The Rev. Bill Hybels, center, and his two successors, lead pastor Heather Larson, left, and lead teaching pastor Steve Carter, right, of Willow Creek Community Church. (Larson and Carter photos courtesy Willow Creek Community Church; Hybels via...
(RNS) — Businesses owned by religious families are refusing to provide services to LGBT couples. Nearly a majority of Americans say that's OK.
DURHAM, N.C. (RNS) — Both African-American and LGBTQ students rallied for a more diverse faculty and inclusive attitudes during her term.
(RNS) — Most Americans choose a political party before choosing a religion, if they choose a religion at all, writes Michele Margolis in a new book.
(RNS) — Sessions said the task force was needed because a dangerous movement was 'eroding our great tradition of religious freedom.'
(RNS) — 'A major gap still exists in the Church’s policies on sexual conduct and sexual abuse,' wrote Cardinal Sean O’Malley, the archbishop of Boston, in a statement.
(RNS) – Unlike other religious groups, they believe the country is headed in the right direction.
(RNS) — Historically, it has taken a while for Catholics and Jews to earn seats on the top court, which used to be composed entirely of Protestants.
(RNS) — It found pro-ISIS sympathy is most prevalent in communities with high levels of anti-Muslim sentiment.
(RNS) — Charismatic Catholics have developed a network of prayer groups, retreats, conferences and covenant communities. Judge Amy Coney Barrett belongs to one named 'People of Praise.'
(RNS) — This year, five state legislatures passed laws mandating that every public school prominently display the national motto 'In God We Trust.'
(RNS) — Daniel Lehmann, an Orthodox rabbi and the president of Hebrew College in Newton Centre, Mass., was picked to lead the Northern California consortium that includes graduate and doctoral degree offerings in Catholic, Protestant, Jewish...