On an Easter shadowed by the Lorraine Motel, recommit to justice
(RNS) — Fifty-three years after MLK’s assassination, we must transform a place of bloodshed into inspiration for a better world.
Christian nationalism is a barrier to mass vaccination against COVID-19
(RNS) — Some who identify as Christian nationalists believe they will be protected from any disease.
Satanic panic is back, thanks to ‘Satan Shoes’ and Lil Nas X
(RNS) — Satanic scares are nothing new to contemporary culture.
Behind Gallup’s portrait of church decline
(RNS) — America’s religious life will be shaped not by secularization alone.
ASL Bible shows that God speaks in sign languages too
(RNS) — Millions of American churchgoers have been without access to the Bible in their native language.
Poll: American Jews report increasing incidents of anti-Semitism, mostly online
(RNS) — More than 60% of American Jews said they experienced or heard anti-Semitic comments, slurs or threats, up from 54% a year earlier.
Black religious leaders, stand with our LGBTQ family
(RNS) — Black LGBTQ leaders have labored alongside us so that all Black Americans could experience equality.
Jesus wept over Jerusalem. Is he weeping over our gun problem?
(RNS) — The gun crisis in America is a spiritual and moral crisis.
Pagan sues Panera Bread Company alleging religious discrimination
(RNS) — A former baker for the chain said she was told that she ‘needed to find God,’ according to a court filing.
Franklin Graham unfazed after evangelical base blasts him for encouraging vaccines
(RNS) — Graham’s March 24 Facebook post uncovered a deep divide among evangelicals, many of whom are suspicious of COVID-19 vaccines. His organization, Samaritan’s Purse, is managing vaccine clinics in Boone, North Carolina.
Passover’s promise of a safer place is America’s story this year
(RNS) — The former congresswoman and gun safety activist on Passover in a time of trauma.
Michael Twitty’s ‘kosher soul’ cuisine offers an updated story of liberation
(RNS) — The Jewish culinary historian encourages people to celebrate their braided cultures. “Tradition is what you make,” he says. His Passover Plate will look different from the one most Jews use.
We have the chance to redeem voting rights
(RNS) — Complicity in the attacks on the vote could erode the number of Americans attracted to Christianity.
Boulder’s faith community comes together to grieve after grocery store shooting
(RNS) — A memorial vigil attended by more than 1,000 people was led by clergy from around Boulder.
After being detained in China, one LA resident began a Uyghur restaurant to educate through food
ALHAMBRA, Calif. (RNS) — A large mural depicting Uyghur culture sits above an outside dining area with the ready-made social-media hashtag #GoogleUyghurs in one corner.