(RNS) — The uprising of July 5, 2009, and ensuing ethnic violence charted the way forward for China’s mass suppression of Uighurs over a decade later.
(RNS) — ‘In God we trust that we never go back to the Jim Crow laws, that we never go back to the Confederate flag and that every citizen of Mississippi — whether he’s Black or white — will be inclusive,’ said the Rev. Isiac Jackson Jr.
(RNS) — The cause of death was a gunshot wound and the medical examiner ruled it a suicide, said Franklin County Sheriff Steve Pelton.
(RNS) — While liberal Christians have embraced the idea of social or collective sin, especially when it comes to racism, white evangelicals have typically resisted such notions as unbiblical. A Black Southern Baptist pastor is now calling them out on it.
(RNS) — This week’s photo selection includes various forms of prayer, the retirement of the current Mississippi state flag and more.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — ‘We talk about communicating with victims, but we really need to listen to them,’ said Archbishop Charles J. Scicluna in a Tuesday webinar.
(AP) — Virtual Death Cafes allow strangers to explore mortality and its impact on the living, preferably while sipping tea and eating cake.
BOSTON (AP) — An interfaith coalition is launching a campaign to stop what organizers call the ‘disrespectful’ use of sacred Buddhist and Hindu statues as decor in nightclubs.
(RNS) — ‘Faith is an integral part of Mr. Lewis’ life but also part of his activism,’ said director Dawn Porter.
(RNS) — Michael Hickson, quadriplegic, husband and father of five, died June 11 after a hospital denied him treatment for COVID-19 and due to his preexisting disabilities.
(RNS) — Highlights of a forthcoming study, which looks at racism, biblical interpretation and church cultures, may indicate a long struggle ahead.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — The newly released video is the cardinal’s first public appearance since he was acquitted. In it he said that though prison was ‘an adventure I would not have chosen,’ he had ‘survived it.’
(RNS) — Through a series of crises, church leaders have had to navigate how to meet people’s needs while keeping their volunteers safe.
(RNS) — The final season features the aftermath of Charity Greenleaf helping a church conglomerate take over the fictional Calvary Fellowship World Ministries.
(RNS) — After a Muslim inmate’s request for an imam at his execution was denied, Alabama banned all chaplains from death chambers.