Alleged victims say ACNA church leaders failed to acknowledge their abuse allegations

(RNS) — For more than two decades, Mark Rivera was a beloved volunteer leader of two…

Sajda Mughal: the woman who survived 7/7 – and began fighting extremism

Sajda Mughal was on her daily commute to her dream job in City recruitment on the…

Police officer says Jan. 6 insurrectionists ‘perceived themselves to be Christians’

WASHINGTON (RNS) — Describing insurrectionists who attacked the U.S. Capitol as “terrorists” who “perceived themselves to…

‘This is our Selma moment,’ clergy leaders announce on eve of 27-mile voting rights march to Austin

(RNS) — Fifty-six years ago, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. led thousands of clergy and…

Vatican real estate deal trial gets underway with defense on the attack

VATICAN CITY (RNS) — A dull silence filled the room when Cardinal Angelo Becciu, shoulders hunched…

Who gets to unplug the pope?

(RNS) — In a recent column, I made the fairly obvious point that Pope Francis, an…

Cardinal denies financial crimes in biggest ever Vatican trial

A powerful cardinal in the Roman Catholic church has been accused of financial crimes in the…

‘The last time we had a communication shift this drastic was the printing press’

Jeff Baker, 36, was an ordained minister in the Canadian Baptists of Ontario and Quebec for…

‘Not everyone loves me’

“People kept telling me, ‘You look just like Jesus, except you’re gay,” said TikTok creator JeGaysus.…

‘They’re looking for a pastor on this journey’

Paul Swearengin, 56, who goes by Pastor Paul on TikTok, said he doesn’t consider himself necessarily…