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WASHINGTON (RNS) Standing on the sidewalk outside an imposing downtown church, Michael Corral carried a portable loudspeaker and a handmade wooden cross with an old-fashioned message: “REPENT & BELIEVE.”
“They’re twisting Scripture to see through their sins,” he said, as a…
(RNS) There is a recurring segment on “The Jimmy Fallon Show” in which the comedian writes sarcastic thank you notes, accompanied by soft music. If world Jewry could adopt Jimmy Fallon’s practice, this week’s installment would go something like this: “Thank you, Prime Minist…
(RNS) For those of a certain age, Thanksgiving week will always be the week President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas.
In the same way, Sept. 11 will be the day terrorists brought religious extremism to American shores.
Families have memories; schools, towns a…
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ST. LOUIS (RNS) Like so many others Monday (Nov. 24) night, the congregants at West Side…
STRASBOURG, France (RNS) Pope Francis on Tuesday (Nov. 25) urged European leaders to reject a “throwaway culture” that treats people like “cogs in a machine” too easily discarded through abortion and euthanasia.
In a highly critical address amid tight security, the pope c…