Religion | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

Religion

RSS Feed
NPR

Ashraf Ghani: U.S. Critical To Afghanistan's Future

In an interview with NPR's Morning Edition, the Afghan president says most of his country wants U.S. troops to remain. He also says he's determined to make sure ISIS doesn't gain a foothold.
NPR

Pope Accepts Resignation Of Cardinal Accused Of Sexual Misconduct

Keith O'Brien, who stepped down as Archbishop of St. Andrews in Scotland two years ago, will be stripped of his privileges but not his title, the Vatican says.
NPR

Justice Ginsburg Turns Her Pen To Exodus' 'Women Of Action'

Famous for her legal pen, Ruth Bader Ginsburg has now written a short essay for a different reason: Passover.
NPR

Largest Group Of U.S. Presbyterian Churches Allows Same-Sex Marriages

The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), which includes more than 4,000 ministers and 1.8 million members, will let individual churches decide whether to perform gay marriage ceremonies.
NPR

Tea Tuesdays: South America Runs On Yerba Mate

Legend has it the moon gifted this drink to the Guaraní people of South America. It was banned by the colonial government. The Jesuits made it their most profitable crop. Oh, and the pope drinks it.
NPR

After Attacks, Is Europe Still Safe For Jews?

Jews have been feeling increasingly vulnerable, journalist Jeffrey Goldberg says. In an article for The Atlantic, he wonders whether anti-Semitic attacks mean Europe is no longer safe for Jews.
NPR

Pope Francis' Financial Reforms Rattle Vatican's Old Guard

As the second anniversary of his papacy nears, Pope Francis has made significant progress in bringing transparency to the Vatican's finances and Cardinal George Pell is carrying out sweeping reforms.
NPR

Pope Francis Very Popular Among Both U.S. Catholics, Non-Catholics

Pope Francis has maintained high approval ratings even as the Catholic Church struggles with declining membership and the effects of the sexual abuse scandal.
NPR

Pope Francis Says His Tenure At The Vatican Will Be Short

Pope Francis also said he misses the relative anonymity he had as a bishop — and that he'd like to sneak out for a pizza, unrecognized.
NPR

Southern Baptist Leaders Highlight Benefits Of Youthful Matrimony

The Southern Baptist Convention is quietly nudging its 16 million members to tie the knot at a younger age. Baptist leaders say that marriage should be considered a foundation of adult life.

Pages