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Does Religion Make Us Worse People?

Christian Piatt | Posted 11.17.2015 | Religion
Christian Piatt

There's a well-known phenomenon in churches where young families, many of whom have not been involved in organized religion since before college, retu...

Churches Offer Fugitives Running From The Law A Safe Place To Surrender

Religion News Service | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 09.29.2015 | Religion

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RNS) The first people that fugitives encountered when they surrendered themselves on a humid September weekend weren’t cops, j...

Sewing For Good: Church Group Crafts Dresses For Girls In Namibia

The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier / The Associated Press | HOLLY HUDSON | Posted 02.23.2015 | Religion

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — It's hard to imagine a handful of women with a pile of old pillowcases could be up to anything important. But a group of la...

Who Would Jesus Donate To?

Scott Dannemiller | Posted 07.05.2014 | Religion
Scott Dannemiller

Don't get me wrong, financial donations make a huge difference in our society. They help promote and improve higher education. They help find cures for devastating diseases. But what concerns me is that we may be unintentionally adding a degree of selfishness to our giving.

Church Giving Has Bounced Back, According To Report

Posted 03.28.2012 | Religion

By Annalisa Musarra Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) The recession and a sluggish recovery have made for a lighter collection plate in recen...

State Of The Plate: Small Churches Feeling Financial Squeeze

Posted 05.30.2011 | Religion

By Richard Yeakley Religion News Service (RNS) Almost all U.S. churches witnessed a change in the financial giving they received in 2010 compared to ...

Church Givers Also Give To Charities

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service (RNS) Houses of worship and other charities often aren't in competition for dollars but instead tend to reap...

U.S. Is Feeling Charitable, Just Not Through Churches

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Whitney Jones Religion News Service (RNS) Americans are being more generous to religious charities, but why are they skimping on their giving to c...