RELIGION

Rev. Don Abram, Pride in the Pews

 During Pride month, we see a lot of rhetoric of exclusion in parts of the Christian community. LGBTQ+ people…

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Diminished in size, Bosnian Jews hold fast to their identity

SARAJEVO, Bosnia (RNS) — Cantor Igor Bencion Kožemjakin doesn’t always know if he will have a minyan, or quorum of…

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Church led by SBC candidate Clint Pressley reports volunteer to police for alleged abuse

(RNS) — A volunteer at Hickory Grove Baptist Church, a Southern Baptist megachurch in Charlotte, North Carolina, was arrested last…

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Women get a voice in Israel’s vote for chief rabbi. It may not save a deeply unpopular institution.

(RNS) — Israel’s minister of religious affairs, Michael Malchieli, announced last week that he would commit to appointing 10 women…

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New commission of religiously affiliated higher education aims to spark collaboration

(RNS) — A prominent association of American colleges and universities has created a new commission of religious schools whose aim…

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Latino Episcopalians in the spotlight with Gutiérrez presiding bishop nomination

HYATTSVILLE, Md. (RNS) — “We are not an outreach project. We are the church,” Episcopal Bishop Daniel G.P. Gutiérrez of…

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Pope Francis disappoints progressives. He will do so again.

(RNS) — My column last week, in which I gave a positive assessment of Pope Francis’ interview on CBS News,…

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Words On Fire With Fred Garcia

 Language and the words we use possess the extraordinary ability to bridge divides and bring people together, fostering understanding…

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Peru archbishop who sued 2 journalists over reports on abuses, financial corruption resigns early

ROME (AP) — A Peruvian archbishop who sued two journalists over their reports about sexual abuse and alleged financial corruption…

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Ships with a second round of aid for Gaza have departed Cyprus as concerns about hunger soar

JERUSALEM (AP) — A three-ship convoy left a port in Cyprus on Saturday with 400 tons of food and other…

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