Rick Santorum Defends Views on Obama’s Theology

WASHINGTON (RNS) Republican presidential contender Rick Santorum, leading the GOP field in national polls, is defending his views questioning prenatal testing and President Obama’s “theology.” The unapologetic advocacy by Santorum seemed sure to...

British High Court Rules Against Prayer at Town Meetings

LONDON (RNS) A British High Court justice has triggered dismay and anger across England and Wales with a recent decision that declares prayers at town hall meetings are against the law. Justice Duncan Ouseley ruled Friday (Feb. 10) that local government councils were...

Grief Without God Is a Challenge for Nonbelievers

BERKELEY, Calif. (RNS) When Rebecca Hensler’s infant son died in 2009, she received numerous condolences from friends, colleagues and even total strangers she met online. She knew their intentions were good, but their words weren’t always helpful. And in...