(RNS) — The book hit bestseller lists this year 30 years after its publication, not only for its gritty, prophetic portrait of our times but because of its faith in humans to deal with difficult days.
RALEIGH, N.C. (RNS) — Mandy Cohen, North Carolina’s secretary of health and human services, has threaded the needle of this politically charged moment by balancing her devotion to scientific data and her faith.
(RNS) — Evangelicals' feeling about porn may well be influencing public policy as mostly red states have increasingly sought to declare pornography a ‘public health crisis.'
(RNS) — People thinking about suicide often turn to pastors, coaches and teachers first for help. We need to make sure these natural helpers are trained to lend a hand.
(RNS) — 15 years ago this week, Hurricane Katrina put a spotlight on racial injustice in society within the United States. Yet, all the disparities exposed then remain just as true today during COVID-19.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — Throughout Europe, countries recorded a worrying spike in domestic violence, just as ‘corona divorces’ grow in Japan and China after months of lockdown, with many women citing domestic violence as the main cause.
(RNS) — The Washington state-based company Recompose is behind the human composting process, and on Tuesday (Aug. 18), it opened its prepayment option for people who would like to begin making those arrangements for themselves or loved ones.
(RNS) — Inspired by her Catholic faith, the ‘social entrepreneur’ is not only one of Japan’s few female CEOs but one of the most innovative providers of elderly care in the world.
(RNS) — The statement, drafted by BioLogos, sends a pointed message: ‘ … when Dr. Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious disease expert, tells us what scientists have learned about this infectious disease, he should be listened to.’
(RNS) — The ICE chaplain reportedly dismissed Muslim detainees' repeated complaints by saying, ‘It is what it is,’ the legal advocates allege.
(RNS) — The report details a range of alleged abuses against women and female minors that include rape, sexual battery, sexual abuse and sexual harassment. Bhajan is best known for introducing Kundalini Yoga to the West and formed a worldwide community of 3HO ashrams.
(RNS) — Through Eye Meets Soul, a virtual blind matchmaking experience for Muslim millennials, founders hoped personal appearance, race and ethnicity would fade into the background. Easier said than done.
(RNS) — After seven years of advocacy by survivors and activists in the state, Massachusetts is now one of 39 states in the U.S. that has criminalized female genital mutilation and cutting.
(RNS) — A Pew Research Center survey released Friday (Aug. 7) found that TV, exercise and friends are more popular ways of coping with the pandemic than prayer or the Bible.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — ‘These small battles, these seemingly important skirmishes, risk losing the war,’ Vatican official Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia said. ‘We are either all saved, or no one is.’