(RNS) — Civil rights advocates are accusing Miami correctional officers of violating the teen’s religious rights.
(RNS) — Through mutual aid, activists and faith leaders argue, communities can bring to life a better world — one that is free of hierarchies.
(RNS) — Islam has a deep backstory in the continuing drama of resistance, protest and race in America.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The kingdom said that only people of various nationalities already residing in the country would be allowed to perform the hajj.
(RNS) — The Justice Department argues that Stafford County violated the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act by imposing overly restrictive regulations on the Muslim graveyard.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — ‘Today’s Supreme Court decision gives a much-needed reprieve to the many DACA recipients,’ said the Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, head of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference. ‘ ... Yet we cannot lose sight of what’s really not working here: this was the job of Congress, not the executive or judicial branch.’
(RNS) — The law’s signing comes amid explosive allegations by former national security adviser John Bolton that Trump told Chinese President Xi Jinping to continue building the prisonlike camps.
(RNS) — Healing Path Wellness Services in South Minneapolis burned down during protests. But the Somali community the mental health clinic serves needs it more than ever.
(AP) — Dozens of American Muslim organizations have called for reforms including prohibiting racial profiling and maneuvers that restrict the flow of blood or oxygen to the brain.
(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.