(RNS) — Guns at church, the rituals of dying and other top headlines from this week in religion news.
(RNS) — Muslim communities are debating the ethical duties of immigrants who own businesses in black neighborhoods, from using caution in calling police to creating healthier food ecosystems.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Monday tossed out three lawsuits challenging President Donald Trump’s ban on travelers from predominantly Muslim countries, a victory for the Trump administration in its yearslong defense of the ban.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — Melina Abdullah, the co-founder of Black Lives Matter-Los Angeles, called on people of faith to challenge the system perpetuating police brutality.
(RNS) — This weekend, people of faith joined protests against racial injustice and police brutality across the country. Many also heard about those topics in the worship services they attended.
(RNS) — At no point did I ever expect that a simple curiosity about other languages and faiths would somehow lead to me becoming the designated hijab stylist on photoshoot sets, writing blog posts about modest dressing or spending my days thinking about innovations for products for women who wear hijab.
(RNS) — Analysis, insights and top headlines from the world of faith this week.
(RNS) — George Floyd’s killing was the final straw for thousands of Americans pushing for racial justice. It may also be a tipping point for non-black Muslim communities.
(RNS) — The gesture is intended to show contrition and solidarity with protesters. But some question its effectiveness and say it won’t lead to lasting change.
(RNS) — If you talked to my kids about Morning in America, they would just laugh at you.
CHICAGO (RNS) — People of faith are taking a more active role in the protests sparked by George Floyd’s death that have spread from Minneapolis to all 50 states and around the world.
(RNS) — As artists and celebrities black out their social media profiles in honor of George Floyd, take the opportunity to learn from these black racial justice advocates.
(RNS) — While there were no casualties in the shooting at Masjid-E-Noor, one bullet entered the mosque window and nearly struck the few worshippers within.
(RNS) — Re-creating the experiences of communal iftars and reflection circles virtually ended up adding something participants say they don’t want to forfeit when their mosques reopen.
NEW YORK (RNS) — A spiritual leader reassures families that COVID-19 victims will be accepted into paradise despite restrictions that disrupt funeral traditions.