Need to know: Tuesday, May 12, 2020
‘I consider my music sacred,’ the performer of songs like ‘Tutti Frutti’ and ‘Long Tall Sally’ once told an interviewer.
Imam Earl Abdulmalik Mohammed, who claims to be the rightful successor to Imam W. Deen Mohammed, has been released early from federal prison due to the coronavirus.
‘May the search for COVID-19 solutions also be a moment of solidarity, of collaboration, and of growing together,’ said Archbishop J. Michael Miller of the archdiocese of Vancouver, Canada.
A multi-denominational coalition is calling on Congress to allocate upwards of $4 billion to help Americans safely cast their votes in November.
We can learn from the prophet Nehemiah, who cried and mourned openly for the losses of conquered Jerusalem, writes Scott Jones.
One of the principles of the Sikh religion (kesh) mandates that believers eschew hair removal of all kinds, right down to the question of eyebrow trimming. The idea is that it represents respect for the natural perfection of the body as God created it.
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Akida Pulat and other Uighurs suspect their parents have disappeared into this system. In a social media video they plan to publish on Sunday (May 10), she and over half a dozen young Uighurs around the world will demand the release of their mothers.
More than any other institution, camps provide the glue for future Jewish commitments.
In the wake of COVID-19, houses of worship are finding creative ways to honor motherhood this Sunday at a time when many churches cannot yet publicly gather.
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She is globalized but also localized, a symbol of the conquering religion subversively reinvented by the conquered, writes Kaya Oakes.
(RNS) — The new issue of Dialogue, guest edited by Mormon feminists and chock-full of diverse voices, will likely not be read by the people who most need to read it.