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The day my grandparents left our ancestral village in South Asia for good

By Tarunjit Singh Butalia — August 15, 2022
(RNS) — I pledged not to let the hate of the partition eclipse my love of humanity.
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Getting hip to Dimes Square Catholicism is the latest way to own the libs

By Jacob Lupfer — August 11, 2022
(RNS) — Rome, packaged as a trend item for the trust-fund literary set, will never win converts.

Overturning Roe wasn’t a win for faith. Kansas was.

By Jamie Manson — August 11, 2022
(RNS) — The vote showed that the anti-abortion movement is really about white privilege and political power. 

In ruling for the praying football coach, what did the Supreme Court really say?

By Thomas Reese — August 10, 2022
(RNS) — Does the decision protect private, personal prayer, or is it the camel’s nose for more prayer in schools?

How Mormons are addressing sex abuse: Too little, too late

By Jana Riess — August 10, 2022
(RNS) — Latter-day Saints have the opportunity to learn from others’ mistakes. But will we?

American Sikhs are targets of bigotry, often due to cultural ignorance

By Simran Jeet Singh — August 10, 2022
(The Conversation) — On the 10th anniversary of the Oak Creek massacre, a Sikh scholar writes that there is little understanding of the Sikh faith in the U.S.

What happened on the 10th of Av? Judaism was rebooted.

By Jeffrey Salkin — August 9, 2022
(RNS) — Are American Jews in a new Yavneh? Or, something better?

Do the Gospels really worry about supporting the nuclear family?

By John Chryssavgis — August 9, 2022
(RNS) — Why those removed from the world should refrain from declarations on marriage and family.

Was Kansas a wake-up moment for pro-lifers? Indiana shows they’re still dreaming.

By Mark Silk — August 8, 2022
(RNS) — To judge from Indiana's new abortion legislation, the pro-life movement is still in a Roe-era mode.

We need an alternative populist vision to defeat the MAGA movement

By William J. Barber II and Liz Theoharis — August 8, 2022
(RNS) — The moment is ripe for a different kind of popular movement that confronts divisive lies and builds broad coalitions for the common good.

Mormons are being oppressed and mocked on TV. We’re not alone.

By Jana Riess — August 5, 2022
(RNS) — Are Mormons being singled out for religious persecution?

Why we still need Tisha B’Av

By Jeffrey Salkin — August 5, 2022
(RNS) — What would happen if America could name its national sins?

After Trump, Christian nationalist ideas are going mainstream – despite a history of violence

By Samuel Perry — August 5, 2022
(The Conversation) — Distrust of government blended with strains of Christian fundamentalism can produce a violent form of Christian nationalism, a scholar explains.
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