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Why “Serial” Should End with “I Don’t Know”

How the popular whodunit podcast speaks to our need for certainty.

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Why Christians Should Pay Attention to the Torture Report

Three ways forward for Christian communities.

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Will Evangelicals Continue to Support Torture?

Why a clear majority of white evangelical Protestants supported the U.S. torture regime.

Orthodox rabbis charged in Jewish divorce shakedown plot

TRENTON, N.J. — In a bizarre case involving threats of kidnapping, beatings and physical torture — including the use of … Continued

N.C. Catholic dioceses quit church council over same-sex marriage amendment

WILMINGTON, N.C. — At a time when Pope Francis is calling for the church to give up its obsession with … Continued

Pope Francis stirs debate yet again with interview with an atheist Italian journalist

Pope Francis cranked up his charm offensive on the world outside the Vatican on Tuesday, saying in the second widely … Continued

A Jewish call for justice for prisoners in solitary

(Matt York/AP) For many of us in the Jewish community, the long-awaited breaking of the Yom Kippur fast signals the … Continued

N.C. clergy seek release of Senate report on torture

WILMINGTON, N.C. — Citing the need for transparency in the U.S. record on human rights, nearly 200 clergy and religious … Continued

Excerpts from Pope Francis’ explosive new interview

RNS () — In a lengthy, wide-ranging interview with journalists from his own Jesuit order, Pope Francis makes a number … Continued

On torture, the truth will set us free

With the death of British journalist David Frost, Americans were reminded of the impact that the Nixon tapes played toward … Continued