(RNS) — One of the silver linings of the COVID-19 pandemic is that it has forced us to once again make our homes places of worship.
(RNS) — Collectively known as the Divine Mother, the goddesses of contagion act as “celestial epidemiologists” curing illness. But if angered they can also inflict disease.
(RNS) — Guns at church, the rituals of dying and other top headlines from this week in religion news.
In a world that now embraces "business casual," Mormon missionaries stand out for their 1960s Mad Men look of iconic white shirts and ties. As of today, that's changing.
(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) — Critics of parenting vloggers who ‘rehomed’ their 4-year-old adopted son haven’t experienced the devastation of adoptive parents who have to place their children in others’ care.
(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) — Today, there are prophetic voices on almost every issue: pro-life prophets and feminist prophets. How can we judge true from false?
(RNS) — Better that the Times, that any paper, recognize its own subjectivity, take a clear editorial stand and recognize itself as an inherently ideological vector.
(RNS) — Two films that show how Hollywood has depicted race relations might help us wrestle with our current moment.
"If there’s any aspect of ourselves that we do not give permission to belong, then the truth is that no part of ourselves can fully belong," says Enneagram teacher Christopher Heuertz.
(RNS) — While white evangelicals have been some of the more vocal protesters of government restrictions on houses of worship during coronavirus, they have a long history of embracing outdoor worship.
(RNS) — More than 60% of white evangelical Christians scored a 3 or 4 on the scale, as did half of white Catholics.