About Religion News Foundation

Religion News Foundation (RNF) is a secular educational and charitable 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization housed at the University of Missouri’s Columbia campus in its top-flight School of Journalism.

At RNF we advance religious literacy through websites, resources, networks, training workshops, events and other programs tailor-made for media professionals, corporate clients and the general public. The Foundation facilitates and encourages discourse about religion in a neutral and informative way without endorsing or promoting any particular belief system or point of view.

RNF entities

  • Religion News Service
    Religion News Service (RNS) is a secular newswire based in Washington, D.C., that delivers original daily news content to more than 100 media subscribers
  • Religion News Association
    Religion News Association (RNA) is the only global network for professional journalists writing about religion with accuracy, balance and insight
  • ReligionLink
    ReligionLink is a rich archive and database of sources, resources and story ideas for journalists reporting on religion
  • Religion Stylebook
    Religion Stylebook is an easy-to-use, authoritative guide for journalists who report on religion in the mainstream media