Katherine Burgess writes for Religion News Service.
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WASHINGTON (RNS) Congress is pressing for the release of Iranian-American pastor Saeed Abedini, a U.S. citizen who has been imprisoned in Iran for his religious beliefs since September 2012.
(RNS) When the Rev. Susan Russell and Lori Kizzia marry next June, they will have a small Episcopal wedding complete with traditional vows and the exchange of rings.
WASHINGTON (RNS) As an icy wind whipped the sides of a packed tent, five activists committed themselves Tuesday (Nov. 12) to fast from food and drink and to camp in front of the U.S. Capitol until Congress passes comprehensive immigration reform.
WASHINGTON (RNS) At night, almost one year ago, gunmen from the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram came to Adamu Habila’s home in Nigeria.
“Are you ready to die as a Christian?” they asked him after offering a chance to convert to Islam.
“Yes,” he replied.