(RNS) Retired Anglican Archbishop Desmond Tutu, fresh off his 80th birthday celebrations, is the subject of a new biography, "Tutu: Authorized," written by journalist Allister Sparks and featuring interviews by Tutu's daughter, Mpho, with world leaders and celebrities who have worked with him.
Is legalized abortion akin to the Nazi Holocaust? The analogy is a
standard talking point among abortion opponents, and a new half-hour
video by a prominent Christian apologist has gone viral by making the
comparison more explicit and graphic than any antiabortion sound bite on
the evening news.
(RNS) Reports last month that Iran plotted to assassinate Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the U.S. have enflamed animosity between the two Muslim powers, and raised concerns that violence could mar this year's hajj pilgrimage that starts on Friday (Nov. 4).