Faith at Work conference builds momentum on religious inclusion in workplace
By Adelle M. Banks — May 26, 2023
(RNS) — ‘You can integrate faith into every aspect of your workforce, but it has to be voluntary,’ one expert said.
What Britain’s government needs to know about its faith communities
By Colin Bloom — May 25, 2023
California bill barring caste discrimination overwhelmingly passes state Senate
By Alejandra Molina — May 11, 2023
Caste discrimination laws remain fraught. Here’s why they shouldn’t be.
By South Asia Scholar Activist Collective — April 28, 2023
(RNS) — Caste is one of the least visible yet most pernicious sources of anti-Asian hate in the US.
What Rainn Wilson learned in his last days of being Dwight Schrute
By Simran Jeet Singh — April 27, 2023
(RNS) — You don’t have to be famous to know the basic key to satisfaction.
Amid threats, California lawmaker calls bill barring caste discrimination ‘right thing to do’
By Alejandra Molina — April 25, 2023
(RNS) — Groups such as the Hindu American Foundation and the Coalition of Hindus of North America say the bill targets Hindus and Indian Americans who are commonly associated with the caste system.
The Sikhs next door — and across the border
By Julia Duin — April 21, 2023
(FAVS News) — A museum tells the history of Sikhs in British Columbia, the province’s second largest religious group after Christians.
Religious zealots go postal (again)
By Mark Silk — April 20, 2023
(RNS) — The current Supreme Court religion case harks back to a 19th-century fight over Sunday mail.
17 men arrested in California Sikh community shootings
By Adam Beam — April 19, 2023
YUBA CITY, California (AP) — Authorities in Northern California arrested more than a dozen men from two warring criminal syndicates whose violent rivalry they say was responsible for a mass shooting at a Sikh temple and a brutal sword attack at a parade in 2018.
Conservative Christians aren’t the only ones asking for accommodation in mailman case
By Yonat Shimron — April 18, 2023
(RNS) — Religious minorities — Jews, Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs and Seventh-day Adventists — have filed briefs asking the Supreme Court to overturn a ruling that gutted a civil rights statute’s protections for religious accommodation.
A trans Sikh interfaith leader reflects on Vaisakhi’s meaning
By Harmeet Kamboj — April 14, 2023
(RNS) — Vaisakhi is a reminder of the power of an ethnically, economically and sexually diverse movement.
Secular organizers say interfaith spaces should include atheists, nonbelievers
By Alejandra Molina — April 10, 2023
(RNS) — It is perplexing, some say, when interfaith leaders refer to the religious freedom movement as 'radically inclusive' while 'one of the biggest sections of society' is left out of the conversation.
Church-state separationist Barry Lynn recounts his legal arguments in new memoirs
By Adelle M. Banks — April 3, 2023
(RNS) — 'It is people who are hurting, people who are outcasts, that appealed to me,' Lynn said.
It’s Lord Ram’s birthday this week. Here’s why he’ll be remembered in six faiths.
By Murali Balaji — March 28, 2023
(RNS) — This week, millions will mark the birth of one of the most iconic figures in global lore.
India has turned a manhunt into mass repression. Journalists need to ask why.
By Simran Jeet Singh — March 27, 2023
(RNS) — As several countries slide toward fascism, journalists' questions become more necessary and urgent.
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