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Sally Morrow

Sally Morrow joined Religion News Service in March 2012 as Photo/Multimedia Editor. She is a photographer and editor based in Kansas City. Morrow has worked as a multimedia editor and photographer at Newsday, The Des Moines Register, and the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

All Stories by Sally Morrow

Kansas City teacher astonishes with $2 million gift to Jesuits

February 9, 2016

KANSAS CITY (RNS) Anna Kurzweil lived a simple and unpretentious life. So when it emerged that she left such a large sum to the Jesuits, nobody could believe it.

Social media and grieving (Religion & Ethics Newsweekly Video)

January 27, 2016

Religion & Ethics Newsweekly investigates how social media changes the way we mourn and grieve.

Colbert and Patricia Heaton have a Catholic throwdown (Video)

January 20, 2016

Who knows more about Catholicism – Stephen Colbert or Patricia Heaton? See for yourself in this clip from The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

Religious architecture award winners (PHOTOS)

January 14, 2016

Each year Faith & Form, an interfaith journal on religion, art and architecture, sponsors an International Awards Program for Religious Art & Architecture. Take a visual tour of the 2015 contest’s winning spaces.

Ending the year with prayers for peace (MULTIMEDIA)

December 31, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (RNS) On the eve of a new year, religious leaders from different traditions pray and meditate for peace.

Sacred space: A photographic tour of the Washington National Cathedral

December 25, 2015

On Christmas, we take a look at a sacred place, the Washington National Cathedral, in this photographic slideshow by Sally Morrow, RNS’ multimedia editor.

Video: How this church transformed into a haven for skateboarders

December 24, 2015

Artist Okuda explains how a church becomes a painted skate park.


December 21, 2015

As Baltimore faces the first police trial relating to the death of Freddie Gray, R&E visits a church in the city’s Cherry Hill neighborhood whose ministry and outreach include a boxing gym.

FEATURED VIDEO: Darth Vader’s mission at Washington National Cathedral

December 15, 2015

Apparently Darth Vader does a lot more than just guard the northwest tower at the Washington National Cathedral these days. See for yourself.

FEATURED VIDEO: St. Kateri and Native American Catholics

November 18, 2015

November is Native American Heritage Month. Religion & Ethics Newsweekly managing editor Kim Lawton delves into the history of Saint Kateri, and how Native American Catholics relate to the saint today.

PHOTOS: The beauty of Diwali in Nepal

November 12, 2015

The Hindu festival of lights, or Diwali, is celebrated all over the world with music, dance and fireworks. In Kathmandu, Nepal, it is known as the Tihar festival to the Newar community, who observe the start of their new year 1136 according to the lunar calendar.

FEATURED VIDEO: Honoring our veterans: faith and family

November 9, 2015

Service members aren’t the only ones who bear the sacrifices of military service; so do their families. The Rev. Stuart Kenworthy, Bishop James Magness and Rabbi Irving Elson talk about the hidden costs of military service.

PHOTOS: View Pope Francis’ historic trip to the U.S.

September 27, 2015

You weren’t able to attend Pope Francis’ memorable visit to the U.S. in person? Thanks to our readers and staff, you can experience the journey through photographs.

VIDEO: Touching moment as little girl hugs Pope Francis

September 24, 2015

(Warning: You may need Kleenex!) Watch as Pope Francis gestures to 5-year-old Sophie Cruz along the parade route in Washington, D.C., and see her family’s reaction.

FEATURED VIDEO: Tattoos and grace – one woman’s journey to reveal her tattoos to ‘conservative Christian’ parents

September 22, 2015

Maggie was surprised by her parents’ reaction to her tattoos, which she had hidden from them for more than 10 years.

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