WASHINGTON (RNS) American Jews and evangelicals need a formal mechanism
to discuss their differences and similarities on support for Israel,
leaders from both sides said Thursday (April 28) at the American Jewish
Committee's Global Forum 2011.
Catholic, evangelical, mainline Protestant, black and Latino
Christian leaders have formed a "Circle of Protection" against U.S. cuts
to poverty-fighting programs, gearing up for a high-stakes budget
battle as Congress reconvenes.
(RNS) When leaders of the nation's oldest seminary and a Unitarian
Universalist theological school began to dream of building a new
partnership, they planned to create a futuristic model of religious
(RNS) An ocean away from the pomp and circumstance of Prince William and
Kate Middleton's nuptials on Friday, parishioners at Grace Anglican
Church in Brantford, Ontario, will host their own royal festivities,
complete with a free continental breakfast and traditional wedding
Moscow, April 26 (ENInews)--The Russian and Greek Orthodox churches are
objecting to plans in both countries to introduce electronic national
identity cards intended to streamline bureaucracy and, in the case of Greece,
facilitate integration into the European Union.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Anti-abortion activist Lila Rose has shared the stage
with Sarah Palin, seen her exploits extolled on Fox News and drawn
comparisons to heroic Gentiles who sheltered Jews during the Holocaust.
So why are some conservative Christians so uneasy about her work?
(RNS) This fall a film based on Donald Miller's bestselling spiritual
memoir, "Blue Like Jazz," is expected to hit theaters nationwide. In
many ways, Miller's book is an unlikely subject for a feature film.
Vatican City, April 25 (ENInews)--Pope Benedict XVI on Easter Sunday called for an end to violence in Libya and the Ivory Coast and he prayed for the victims of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami, as Holy Week drew to a close and preparations for the beatification of the late Pope John Paul II started to ramp up.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) When Prince William and Kate Middleton walk
down the aisle at Westminster Abbey on Friday (April 29), Britain's
unique and historic ties between church and state will be on full
Some here think -- even hope -- it could also be the last powerful
stroll for church and state in this increasingly secular country.