(RNS) — Houses of worship are observing Juneteenth with Black Lives Matter demonstrations, anti-racist workshops and virtual celebrations.
(RNS) — Instead of capitalizing on the unrest, Greg Glassman espoused the values of the wellness movement's masculine wing, where Horatio Alger does pull-ups with his bootstraps.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — Since becoming pope, Francis has tried to reform the Catholic Church with a series of broad gestures and systematic, long-term changes.
(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) — Citing recent killings by police as well as the ravages of the pandemic, leaders of several faiths called on the government to take responsibility.
(RNS) — Lifting up the names of victims ‘is literally almost resurrecting a spirit so they can work through us,’ Cullors said.
(RNS) — Christians and New Agers alike tend not to concern ourselves with human bodies, and too often talk of actual justice is hushed for the sake of unity or good vibrations.
(RNS) — Black Lives Matter protester Oluwatoyin Salau has been found dead days after she reported being sexually assaulted by a man who offered to give her a ride to a church.
(RNS) — The leaders and members of faith communities across the country must be deeply engaged in policing reforms in the immediate and longterm.
RNS — In a moment when so much is at stake, it feels critical that we make space for diverse approaches that move us in the right direction.
(RNS) — While America's response must feel tortuous to those marching, it gives me hope that India, where I sit, can confront its past and present history of casteism.
I’m done believing that religion will help Black people get justice in America. It isn’t. Black men and women are still dead.
(RNS) — This effort emerged the last week of May, days after George Floyd was killed by Minneapolis police during an arrest.
(RNS) — Bishops encouraged United Methodists to act to end racism by spending 8 minutes and 46 seconds in prayer at 8:46 a.m. and 8:46 p.m. each day for at least the next 30 days, among other things.
(RNS) — Two films that show how Hollywood has depicted race relations might help us wrestle with our current moment.