The Romney campaign is probably feeling good about those Billy Graham campaign ads, which don't endorse a candidate, but certainly reflect Romney's platform better than Obama's. It hasn't been lost on many that this politickin' seems very unGrahamish.
All this partisan wrangling got you down? Consider Election Day Communion, a new bipartisan tradition that is sweeping churches in 46 states.
Tim Tebow moves to trademark "Tebowing" with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. (Excuse photo of him in Bronco uniform. RNS is aware he's a Jet now.)
MIssion Madness! It's been a scant two weeks since the LDS Church lowered the age for missionary work (19 to 18 for men and 21 to 19 for women), but applications are up 471 percent - half from women.
Avoiding possible excommunication, embattled Mormon blogger David Twede has resigned his membership in the LDS Church.
The Vatican tribunal that convicted the pope's ex-butler came out with an explanation today of how it reached its conclusions and why the crime was so harmful to the pope and the entire Catholic Church.
At the annual meeting of the American Academy of Pediatrics this week, intactivists (those who believe circumcision is a human rights violation) are protesting the group's rather neutral position on the procedure.
The Simon Wiesenthal Center is trying to draw attention to Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi's participation in a religious service in which the preacher called for "the destruction and dispersal of the Jews."
The oldest survivor of Auschwitz, a non-Jewish Pole who defied the Nazis by teaching in an underground school, has died at 108.
The Baha'i community in Iran is the most persecuted religious minority in the Islamic Republic, and religious intolerance is growing in the nation, said a special U.N. investigator.
Two members of the Moscow band Pussy Riot have been transferred to prison colonies to serve their sentences for "hooliganism" motivated by religious hatred.
- Lauren Markoe
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