This post was originally published on this site(USA Today) David Bowie’s will asks that his ashes be scattered in Bali, an island that is part of Indonesia. The 20-page document, filed Friday in court in New York, leaves the bulk of his estate, valued at about $100 million, to his two children and his wife, supermodel Iman, according to the Associated Press. The post David Bowie’s ashes to be

This post was originally published on this site(RNS) Cruz doesn’t tiptoe around the almighty in his politics. If America doesn’t shape up, it could lose God’s favor, he has said. The post 5 faith facts for Ted Cruz: It’s all about God’s work appeared first on Religion News Service.

This post was originally published on this site(RNS) God knows what’s next for the Jewish candidate, perhaps the least religious person in the 2016 race. The post 5 faith facts for Sen. Bernie Sanders: Unabashedly irreligious appeared first on Religion News Service.

This post was originally published on this siteJERUSALEM — An Israeli official said the new plaza will take at least a year to complete. Unlike the Western Wall, it will not have a state-employed rabbi, but will be run by a committee. The post Israel approves mixed-gender Jewish prayer site at Western Wall appeared first on Religion News Service.

This post was originally published on this site(RNS) His late and awkward efforts to draw in conservative Christian votes might still work for him when the primaries get rolling. The post 5 faith facts about Donald Trump: A Presbyterian who collects Bibles appeared first on Religion News Service.

This post was originally published on this siteWASHINGTON — On Wednesday (Feb 3), Obama will visit the Islamic Society of Baltimore mosque, where he will hold a roundtable with the community and deliver remarks The post Obama to make first visit to U.S. mosque next week appeared first on Religion News Service.

This post was originally published on this siteAUSTIN, Texas — The case started about three years ago and became a focal point at the time in the debate over a school’s role in promoting religion. The post Texas Supreme Court sides with cheerleaders on ‘Bible banners’ appeared first on Religion News Service.

This post was originally published on this siteThe winning bid of $82,000 was put forward by Michael and Kate Chapman of Chapman Auto Stores and the money will benefit the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia, church officials said. The post Fiat from Pope Francis’ U.S. visit fetches $82,000 at auction appeared first on Religion News Service.

This post was originally published on this site(RNS) Find the religious side of the frontrunners in both parties, now that primary season gets serious with the Iowa caucus. The post RNS’ ‘5 Faith Facts’ series looks at religion and 2016 election contenders appeared first on Religion News Service.

This post was originally published on this siteParenting, living other lives, and painful first love marked another day of viewing. Despite having to skip a screening this morning to finish some writing, I still managed to watch four films today—a helpful publicist sent me a screener for one, and I watched it while in line for another film. (Press screenings are great, but yes—the lines are really long.) Captain Fantastic