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Religion News ServiceNovember 08, 2018
Thousands of Catholics in one of the world’s poorest nations are objecting after the church asked the government to collect a 10 percent tithe from worshippers on its behalf.
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Religion News ServiceAugust 01, 2018
Although the Catholic Church has many saints of African descent, it has no black American saints.
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Religion News ServiceJuly 24, 2018
Weeks after a radicalized Muslim family committed suicide attacks on churches in the city of Surabaya, Indonesia, the country passed an anti-terror law meant to prevent more attacks and foster the majority-Muslim country’s tolerant culture.
Politics & Society News Analysis
Religion News ServiceJune 13, 2018
Though they haven’t escaped all stigma lingering from Islamic terror attacks on British soil, Muslims’ response to the Grenfell Tower fire has highlighted their social and charitable engagement.
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Religion News ServiceOctober 21, 2016
Given the recent move on Mosul, Iraqi Christians hope their time in exile is soon coming to an end.
Weapons seized from criminal gangs are displayed before being destroyed by military personnel at a military base in Tijuana, Mexico, on August 12, 2016. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Jorge Duenes
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Religion News ServiceOctober 04, 2016
Injustices have been piling up and have prompted questions about whether the church is under attack.
Religion News ServiceOctober 30, 2015
Climate change and the refugee crisis are the two biggest challenges facing Europe that need a unified response recognizing the “ecological debt” richer nations owe poorer ones, the president of Europe’s Roman Catholic bishops conference said on Oct. 29.
Religion News ServiceAugust 25, 2015
Slovakia would prefer to accept Christian refugees under a European plan to resettle people who have fled from wars and poverty in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, the Interior Ministry said on Thursday.