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(RNS) Public disagreements over whether the Roman Catholic Church can change its teachings on Communion for remarried Catholics are growing sharper on the eve of a major Vatican summit, with conservatives led by U.S. Cardinal Raymond Burke making another push against looseni…
NEW YORK (RNS) Nearly the entire full-time faculty at the Episcopal Church’s oldest seminary is battling with the school’s leadership, although neither side agrees whether the professors quit, were fired or staged a walkout.
Either way, the dispute revives a long-standing…
SAN MATEO, Calif. (RNS) For one year, my wife and I are living 2,700 miles apart.
She lives in a one-bedroom apartment here, south of San Francisco. Each weekday she walks two blocks to the home of our middle son and his wife, where she cares for their 9-month-old son.
JERUSALEM (RNS) On Friday (Oct. 3), when Israeli Jews sit down for their pre-Yom Kippur meal, prior to the Day of Atonement fast, many will be discussing where to buy their produce during this agricultural sabbatical year.
That’s because this Jewish New Year, 5775, is a sa…
WASHINGTON (RNS) Museum of the Bible.
The name of the museum under construction in Washington, D.C., is official.
“We don’t need more to tell people who and what we are,” the museum’s founder and funder, Steve Green, told Religion News Service.
But, as alw…