(RNS) — The pandemic has left digital consultants answering an unending stream of questions from faith leaders, and tech companies that provide church management software fielding a staggering upswing of usage and interest.
(RNS) — On Saturday, Al-Khatahtbeh announced her mission ‘to make democracy happen’ by unseating 16-term Democratic incumbent Rep. Frank Pallone in New Jersey’s 6th Congressional District.
(RNS) — Inspired by a family in Georgia, a Christian movement to erect crosses decorated with Christmas lights during the pandemic has taken off nationally as a symbol of positivity and prayer. But the lighted crosses have also drawn comparisons to the KKK's burning crosses.
(RNS) — A Muslim-led crowdfunding campaign has raised nearly $500,000 to offer micro-grants to low-income American families whose livelihoods have been hurt by the outbreak of the novel coronavirus.
(RNS) — Minority groups are calling for law enforcement and Zoom to crack down on perpetrators of racial abuse on the platform.
(RNS) — The mass transition of houses of worship to Zoom and other online video conferencing platforms has meant that religious services are more accessible than ever before — including to trolls.
BOSTON (RNS) — Progressive faith-based activists and religious leaders have mounted a nationwide push to release as many people held in jails, prisons and immigration detention facilities as possible to protect them from a coronavirus outbreak.
(RNS) — City Road Chapel near Nashville, Tennessee announced a Bar and Restaurant Workers Help Fund this week, one of many faith groups assisting food-service workers impacted by the coronavirus outbreak.
BOSTON (RNS) — As university campuses around the country shut down and move classes online, chaplains and faith-based campus groups are stepping in to ease the transition.
(RNS) — This week the Democrat-controlled House is scheduled to vote on the NO BAN Act, even as the White House argues that the bill could impede the government’s ability to respond to the coronavirus pandemic.
(RNS) — Former Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign is facing growing pressure from civil rights advocates over the campaign’s choice of Muslim outreach coordinator.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (RNS) — At 21 university campuses across the country, Hindu students have organized a nationwide campaign called Holi Against Hindutva, held in solidarity with anti-government protesters in India.
(RNS) — As anti-Muslim violence continues unabated in India, the capital of New York state has passed the United States' third resolution denouncing the far-right Indian government’s changes to citizenship laws that have drawn international condemnations alleging anti-Muslim bias.
(RNS) — Evangelical students will hear the Southern Baptist Convention president and prominent imam discuss how evangelicals and Muslims can find a way forward ‘in a time of unprecedented division and distrust.’
CAMBRIDGE (RNS) — More than 270 Shiite undergraduate and graduate students and recent alumni are gathering at Harvard this weekend to discuss spirituality, sectarianism, activism and more at the sold-out Ma’rifa Conference.