Faith NewsKimberly Winston - Religion News Service January 11, 2018
A watchdog organization identified three global trends in persecution against Christians.
Politics & Society NewsKimberly Winston - Religion News Service November 09, 2017
In what is becoming a grim American ritual, mass shooting sites from Sandy Hook to Columbine have been demolished and then rebuilt.
Politics & Society NewsKimberly Winston - Religion News Service October 23, 2017
Chief justice: the ruling "confuses maintenance of a highway median and monument in a state park with excessive religious entanglement.”
Politics & Society NewsKimberly Winston - Religion News Service August 22, 2017
Images appeared on social media showing the word "murder" smeared in white paint on a statue of the 18th-century Franciscan priest who led the Catholic Church's missionary efforts among Native Americans on the West Coast.
Faith NewsKimberly Winston - Religion News Service May 18, 2017
When Ian Johnson first went to China as a student three decades ago, he pronounced religion there “dead.”
NewsKimberly Winston - Religion News Service August 23, 2016
Athletes often mention the support their faith provides; it shows up in different ways.
NewsKimberly Winston - Religion News Service January 14, 2016
The dramatic demotion follows a string of Episcopal Church decisions stretching back to 2003, when it elected Gene Robinson, an openly gay man, as a bishop of New Hampshire. That decision led dozens of U.S. churches to break away from the Episcopal Church and declare their allegiance to a series of
NewsKimberly Winston - Religion News Service November 14, 2014
A federal court of appeals rejected a case brought by an atheist organization that would have declared tax-exempt clergy housing allowances—often a large chunk of a pastor’s compensation—unconstitutional.“This is a great victory for fair treatment of churches,” sai
NewsKimberly Winston - Religion News Service April 10, 2014
A new paper draws an intriguing conclusion to a question scholars have wrestled with for several decades: Why are Americans dropping out of church?One reason? They’re logging on to the Internet.Allen Downey, a professor of computer science at Massachusetts’ Olin College of Engineeri