(RNS) — The 69-year-old retired carpenter from Aurora, Illinois, crisscrossed the country to erect his wooden memorials near the sites of massacres, big and small.
(RNS) — In its 69th year, the observance — often predominated by evangelical Christians gathering in public places — will feature interfaith and even international voices on computer screens and cellphones.
(RNS) — From hashtagged photos posted on Instagram to immersive apps, digital pilgrimages are making spiritual journeys possible for the faithful, even as they stay home.
(RNS) — Like Original Man after the flood, we are surveying a devastated world and asking what life will look like on the other side.
(RNS) — Imprisoning people for their religious convictions is bad enough, but persisting with this policy in the face of a public health crisis crosses into new territory of immorality.
(RNS) — A federal judge’s call for an environmental study may not stop oil from flowing, but it brings some vindication for indigenous people’s fight to protect the sacred, in the courts and on the ground.
(RNS) — A federal judge has ordered a new environmental review for the Dakota Access pipeline in what the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is celebrating as a “significant legal win.”
(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.
(RNS) — Faith groups are attempting to address the issue of funerals by instituting new policies designed to offer some semblance of comfort for the bereaved while keeping others safe from infection.
(RNS) — With reports of cases in the Washington metropolitan area and the pandemic declaration by the WHO, ‘there was no question anymore,’ one organizer said.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — The Rev. Yolanda Norton, creator of Beyoncé Mass, said ‘this is not your grandma’s church,’ as she wore a 'Won’t SHE do it?!' T-shirt on the Kennedy Center stage.
(RNS) — Among the groups that viewed the president unfavorably were African Americans, Hispanics, non-Christian religious Americans and religiously unaffiliated Americans.
(RNS) — Curtice’s chapel message about the journey of 'decolonizing' her faith drew pushback from a student group, which posted a statement on Twitter disavowing the service as part of 'the liberal agenda.'
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — On a recent Sunday afternoon, more than 100 people gathered at a northeast Los Angeles intersection to honor what some refer to as the neighborhood’s most sacred mural.
RALEIGH, N.C. (RNS) — Her fascination with death is part of a growing movement whose adherents believe in wresting control of death from the funeral industry and breaking the silence around death through frank discussions.