Religion News Service
American Atheists Terminates its President over Sexual Misconduct Allegations
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
American Atheists, one of the most combative organizations dedicated to the promotion of secularism, has terminated its highly visible president, David Silverman, over allegations of financial and...
American Atheists Places President on Leave Pending Investigation
Thursday, April 12, 2018
American Atheists, one of the most prominent of the half-dozen national freethought activist organizations, has placed its highly visible president, David Silverman, on leave after an unspecified...
From ‘Downton’ to Jerusalem, Actor Hugh Bonneville Searches for Jesus
Monday, March 19, 2018
Of course an actor like Hugh Bonneville would be captivated by the drama of the last week of Jesus’ life, with his triumphant entrance into Jerusalem, his challenging of the priests in the temple,...
CBS Hopes Viewers Will Want to Watch, if Not Live, ‘Biblically’
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
A rabbi and priest walk into a bar because a lapsed Catholic has decided he should really try “Living Biblically” before he becomes a father. That is the premise and the title of a new CBS sitcom...
US Skier David Wise: Olympics Are 'Temporary,' Faith and Family Are Forever
Friday, February 16, 2018
Team USA freestyle skier David Wise has one foot in the snow, and the other in church.
Veteran Team USA Hockey Player Gigi Marvin Wants Gold and God
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Gearing up with pads and helmets at both the 2010 and 2014 Winter Olympics, Team USA hockey player Gigi Marvin girded herself with her favorite Bible verse, too.
‘It’s All Right,’ Christian Kelly Clark Says after Final Olympics Run
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Clark is very public about her faith and says it helped restore her sense of fun in her sport.
Adam Rippon, Openly Gay US Figure Skater, Takes Issue with Pence
Monday, February 12, 2018
Team USA figure skater Adam Rippon seems to have brought some extra baggage to his Olympic debut in South Korea — a feud with Vice President Mike Pence.
7 Things You Should Know about Ash Wednesday
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Chances are you’ll see a bunch of folks walking around with shmutz on their foreheads this Wednesday (Feb. 14). What does having a dirty forehead have to do with being a Christian and why this...
Is God on Facebook? CBS Hopes So, in Possible New Show
Thursday, February 1, 2018
A smarty-pants atheist friends “God” on Facebook — and God friends him back. That could be the elevator pitch for “God Friended Me,” a potential new hourlong television drama-comedy from CBS.
Church to Thieves: Give Our Bell Back and All Will be Forgiven
Friday, January 12, 2018
Who would steal a 400-pound church bell? That’s the question baffling the parishioners of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church near Norris, S.D., where the hundred-year-old bell has chimed for news,...
North Korea is Worst Place for Christian Persecution, Group Says
Thursday, January 11, 2018
For the 16th year in a row, North Korea tops the list of 50 countries ranked for the worst persecution of Christians in the world, according to the Christian watchdog organization Open Doors USA.
Egyptian Parliament Considers Outlawing Atheism
Friday, January 5, 2018
It may soon be a criminal offense to be an atheist in Egypt.
Ten Commandments Monument Attracts Texas Shoppers, Not Protesters
Thursday, January 4, 2018
Ten Commandment monuments erected in Alabama, Oklahoma and New Mexico have brought lawsuits and removals.
Largest Group of Mennonite Churches Leaves Denomination
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
The Lancaster Mennonite Conference, the largest group of Mennonite congregations in the U.S., has officially separated from the broader Mennonite community after a long-term disagreement over...
Good without God? More Americans Say Amen to That
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
For the first time, a majority of Americans — 56 percent — say it is possible to be a good person without a religious belief.
Mormon Man Ministering to Las Vegas Victims Says God is 'with His Children Who are Suffering'
Monday, October 16, 2017
When the call came the next morning from Las Vegas' office of emergency management, Brian Scroggins said he did not hesitate. He headed to the convention center and found himself swept up.
Supreme Court Will Hear 'Cake Case' in New Fall Term
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Sometimes a wedding cake is just delicious. And sometimes it is a First Amendment football.
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