In Washington, D.C., members danced and sang to a global selection of hymns and grappled with the power of song to change the world.
A July 27 letter from the Orthodox Church of Ukraine to the Ecumenical Patriarch speaks to concerns for the entire global Orthodox Christian community.
An excavation project in its 10th season in an ancient Galilean synagogue at Huqoq uncovered intricate mosaic floor panels dating back nearly 1,600 years.
Pope Francis apologized for 'the ways in which, regrettably, many Christians supported the colonizing mentality.'
The lawsuit comes amid a slow-moving schism in the United Methodist Church largely over the ordination and marriage of its LGBTQ members.
Resolved at a scaled-back General Convention July 8-11, the move comes as U.S. Interior Secretary kicks off a national tour listening to the stories of survivors of American Indian boarding schools in the United States.
Americans are increasingly willing to only support politicians that share their views on abortion, according to a new survey.
The Rev. Oleksiy Zavada, a Greek Catholic priest in Ukraine, discusses funerals, parish life, and ministering amidst war.
The data, which will be available online for free, comprises more than 2,700 requests sent to the Vatican by Jews persecuted by the Nazi regime.
After nearly 50 years, Roe v. Wade, the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that legalized abortion nationwide, is no more.
At its annual meeting, the Southern Baptist Convention considered expelling Saddleback Church for violating a ban on women pastors. The matter was not settled.
The Meeting House, with locations across Southern Ontario, is attempting to address exposed abuse by former pastors. Lead pastor Bruxy Cavey was charged May 31. Three others have been accused or convicted of sexual crimes.
The governing body of Mennonite Church USA passed resolutions at its May meeting committing to LGBTQ inclusion and repealing instructions to pastors not to officiate at marriages between people of the same sex.
“Initial investigation results show that approximately 50% of federal Indian boarding schools may have received support or involvement from religious institutions.”
‘They are some of the matriarchs and the pillars of our community,’ Buffalo minister says of residents killed in May 14 attack.
What’s the lifespan of a popular worship song? On average 3-4 years, a new study says.
Religion News Service spoke with Bishop Mary Ann Swenson, a United Methodist in the U.S. who serves as a vice moderator for the World Council of Churches central committee.
Sunday school and other Christian education programs suffered during the COVID-19 pandemic, with half of congregations in a Hartford Institute study saying their programs were disrupted.
May 1 saw the launch of a break-off denomination of the United Methodist Church, 'without fanfare, but full of hope, faith, and perseverance.'
Led by director Mekdes Haddis, the initiative will provide resources and training for churches working toward racial reconciliation.
'We think that our faith perspective is critical in this hour,' said Pastor Jathan K. Austin.
‘We want people to be talking about Jesus and the gospel, and Christians having the opportunity to start conversations with people who've seen ads,’ said missiologist Ed Stetzer.
In a statement posted on its website Wednesday, the board of global megachurch, Hillsong, said it had accepted the resignation of the church’s co-founder and “committed to an independent review of our governance structure and processes.”
After an affiliated research center announced its departure, reports show split was over Calvin upholding policies based on Christian teaching on sexuality.