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Summer Travel Series: Los Angeles with Laura Tremaine

By Jonathan Woodward — August 18, 2021
In a bonus summer series, Roxy goes on a journey to see what's what for seekers in other great cities, exploring the spiritual side of four favorite metropolises. This week we hit up Hollywood and the star of our show is Laura Tremaine.

Why Jews should support Ben and Jerry’s boycott

By Mark Silk — August 16, 2021
(RNS) — To save, not destroy, the Zionist enterprise.

Hate watch groups voice alarm about Sean Feucht’s Portland security volunteers

By Alejandra Molina — August 13, 2021
(RNS) — ‘If you mess with them or our 1st amendment right to worship God - you’ll meet Jesus one way or another,’ Feucht said when he tweeted a photo of his security team.

Summer Travel Series: London with Chine McDonald

By Jonathan Woodward — August 11, 2021
In a bonus summer series, Roxy goes on a journey to see what's what for seekers in other great cities, exploring the spiritual side of four favorite metropolises. First up is London, hosted by our top-notch tour guide, Chine McDonald.

The untidiness of Marie Kondo’s eclectic spirituality

By Kaitlyn Ugoretz — August 2, 2021
(RNS) — Kondo describes aspects of her spiritual brand as inspired by Shinto, but the ideal KonMari lifestyle is presented as one in which we adopt and adapt whatever practices 'feel right.'

Photos of the Week: Eid al-Adha; Haitian president funeral

By Kit Doyle — July 23, 2021
(RNS) — This week’s photo selection includes Muslims celebrating Eid al-Adha, funeral of slain Haitian president and more.

UMC edges toward historic split over LGBTQ inclusion. This church showed the way.

By Emily McFarlan Miller — July 22, 2021
(RNS) — Community of Hope was founded in 1993 as an outreach to ‘people on the margin,’ including LGBTQ people and people living with HIV/AIDS, according to its former pastor.

Photos of the Week: Hajj prep; Bonalu in India

By Kit Doyle — July 16, 2021
(RNS) — Each week Religion News Service presents a gallery of photos of religious expression around the world. This week’s photo selection includes Hajj preparations, the Hindu Bonalu festival in India, reader photos of outdoor worship and more.

Promise Keepers says it has changed. The times have changed more.

By Roxanne Stone — July 16, 2021
(RNS) — An organization once committed to a post-political future has reemerged into a culture entrenched in a bitter partisan battle.

JewBelong goes digital — and hot pink — in campaign to sound alarm on antisemitism

By Yonat Shimron, Renée Roden — July 13, 2021
(RNS) — Seven such billboards have been flashing at Times Square for more than a month. Beginning this week, they are going up in four other cities.

Photos of the Week: Eid preparations; papal surgery

By Kit Doyle — July 9, 2021
(RNS) — Each week Religion News Service presents a gallery of photos of religious expression around the world. This week’s photo selection includes preparations for Eid al-Adha, surgery for Pope Francis and more.

Prominent Anglican bishop takes leave of absence amid ongoing accusations of mishandling abuse allegations

By Kathryn Post — July 9, 2021
(RNS) — Bishop Stewart Ruch III of the Anglican Church in North America’s Upper Midwest Diocese has taken a leave of absence after admitting he mishandled sexual abuse allegations.

Photos of the Week: Mass with puppets, temple rededication

By Jessi Dodge — July 2, 2021
(RNS) — Each week Religion News Service presents a gallery of photos of religious expression around the world. This week’s photo selection includes a Hindu temple rededication, Mass with puppets and more. Note: RNS is expanding Photos of the Week to include reader photos. Please submit current photos of your practice of religion, spirituality or […]

Photos of the Week: Summer/winter solstice; Manila Archbishop installment

By Kit Doyle — June 25, 2021
(RNS) — This week’s photo selection includes summer and winter solstice celebrations, Manila's new Archbishop and more.

Julie Rodgers shares story of surviving ‘ex-gay’ ministries in new book and Netflix documentary

By Emily McFarlan Miller — June 25, 2021
CHICAGO (RNS) — Julie Rodgers’ story of ultimately finding love and faith as a gay Christian shows that 'there is hope that you can find community and acceptance outside of this world,' according to filmmaker Kristine Stolakis.
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