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Heather Morrison

Heather Morrison is an author at Religion News Service.

All Stories by Heather Morrison

Bobbie Kirkhart, who fostered atheist community, dies at 78

By Heather Morrison — November 10, 2021
(RNS) — She was a pioneer who championed atheism not as merely nonbelief but a force in its own right and a critique of religion’s sway over society.

Faith leaders try to combat stigma of mental illness, suicide

By Heather Morrison — January 6, 2020
(RNS) — Historically, faith traditions have been reluctant to talk about mental health and categorized suicide as a sin, often leaving survivors and family feeling neglected and hurt. That's starting to change.

Wheaton summit examines mental health and wellbeing for clergy

By Heather Morrison — December 6, 2019
(RNS) — A summit for pastors on ‘leadership, burnout and mental health’ comes after the suicide of a prominent church leader and mental health advocate.

In Los Angeles, a house for all heretics

By Heather Morrison — April 10, 2019
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — A private home known as Heretic House fills a church-shaped hole for the city's atheists without the trappings of belief in a higher power.
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