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(RNS) — The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada conducted a March Madness-like tournament to determine “the greatest hymn of all time.” And the winner is

(RNS) — Neil Armstrong's words as he first stepped onto the surface of the moon — “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind" — are some of the most memorable in history. But seven months earlier, the astronauts aboard NASA’s first manned mission to orbit the moon, Apollo 8, were at a loss for words.

WASHINGTON (RNS) — Trump administration officials announced a new alliance with U.S. partners focused on religious freedom and new sanctions against foreign military officials supporting countries the U.S. considers to be instigators of religious persecution.

(RNS) — Where humans go, faith seems to follow. It's no less true of NASA’s first manned mission to land on the moon. Here are five faith facts about the moon landing, which half a century later still inspires awe and wonder in people of all faiths and no faith.

WASHINGTON (RNS) — A rabbi, Muslim man and Christian spoke at the opening of the State Department's second Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom on Tuesday (July 16). They shared first-person stories of violence against houses of worship — and resilience of survivors.

WASHINGTON (RNS) — Pastor Andrew Brunson, who was detained in Turkey for two years on terrorism and spying charges before being released in October, said he is enjoying the simple things in life.

(RNS) — Americans are less likely to hold clergy in high regard, according to a recent poll, and even regular churchgoers are seeking counsel elsewhere.

(RNS) — Because of the apocalyptic consequences of global warming, many are hoping for a miracle from God or science to save us from ourselves. Maggots may be part of that miracle.

Volunteering or serving others is the most common expression of generosity among practicing U.S. Christians, according to a Barna Group report published June 19, with nearly 9 in 10 saying being generous was "very" or "extremely" important.

A large majority of Americans make important decisions without calling on religious leaders for advice, according to a new survey released Monday by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.