(RNS) Pope Francis made the cut, as did a few others motivated by their religious beliefs.
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(RNS) Prince was a man of faith as much as of music.
(RNS) Catholic bishops had strongly opposed President Pierre Nkurunziza's decision to run for a third term.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The surprise move raises questions about Pope Francis' efforts to clean up Vatican finances.
(RNS) Those fruit slices with no fruit in them inspire a surprising amount of emotion.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The media were not permitted inside, but students who heard her said she urged respect for those who think women should have choice in their...
NEW YORK (RNS) Francis’ papacy prompts a debate, and it’s no joke.
(RNS) The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights condemns "bathroom laws" and the like as human rights violations.
(RNS) The faith of Harriet Tubman is indisputable. Here are 5 faith facts about the abolitionist, famed conductor of the Underground Railroad and reported new...
Most states require a two-thirds vote to override a gubernatorial veto. Tennessee is just one of six that require a simple majority.
(RNS) White churches teach what it really means to be black. A charismatic revival erupts in some cities out west. The southerner who runs the Manischewitz...
ROME (RNS) “And go @realDonaldTrump !!!” Francesca Chaouqui, a former Vatican aide now on trial for leaking documents, tweeted as the billionaire real estate...
AUSTIN — On Tuesday, Whole Foods fired back saying it's standing by its employees and had filed its own lawsuit accusing Brown of defamation.
(RNS) Georgia-based MAP International has joined World Vision, Plan International, Save the Children, UNICEF, CARE and Samaritan's Purse to help with rescue...
DALLAS -- A man seen in a surveillance video is being sought as a suspect in the killing of a fitness instructor inside a Dallas-area church this week.