Public Health

Bibi just made life much harder for Diaspora Jews

Now you’ve really gone and done it, Prime Minister Netanyahu. You’ve gone and totally jumped the shark. I am referring to his decision to merge...

Vatican meeting on abuse opens with indictments from victims

VATICAN CITY (RNS) — With the opening of the meeting on clergy sex abuse in Rome, Pope Francis’ goals for the four-day assembly...

Church of England’s synod takes on Brexit divisions as zero hour approaches

LONDON (RNS) — The Church of England’s most senior leaders are expected to rebuke Britain’s political leaders over their handling of Brexit at...

FDA’s Proposed Sunscreen Regulations Would Be Major Win for Public Health

14 of 16 Sunscreen Chemicals Not Safe, Says FDAFor Immediate Release: Thursday, February 21, 2019 WASHINGTON – The Food and Drug Administration today released a...

We’ll never know the whole truth of Southern Baptists’ sex abuse crisis

(RNS) — When I was a child, church was one of the only safe spaces I knew. At home, violence hid behind closed doors....

Vatican Has Secret Rules to Protect Children Fathered by Priests

Priests have fathered children all over the world. Alessandro Gisotti, a spokesman for the Vatican, has acknowledged that the Holy See indeed has...

Series of Anti-Semitic Attacks Sparks Protests in France

Thousands marched in protest of the 74 percent rise in anti-Semitic attacks. at a cemetery in Quatzenheim, a village in eastern France. One...

How a national emergency order endangers the ‘other’

People from Pittsburgh’s New Light Congregation and Rodman Street Missionary Baptist Church join members of Mother Emanuel Church to march in Charleston’s Martin...

Tim Tebow makes the Christian movie he’s always wanted to see

LOS ANGELES (RNS) — Tim Tebow, the Heisman Trophy winner and former NFL quarterback now readying for his fourth season as a minor-league...

Ahead of St. Louis meeting, one United Methodist offers prayers along the way

(RNS) — For many United Methodists, the road to St. Louis is paved with anxiety. Will a special session beginning Saturday (Feb. 23) — considered...