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California Christian groups fight post-Roe measures to expand abortion rights

By Alejandra Molina — July 1, 2022

(RNS) — ‘So many of us have worked for a large part of our lives to see Roe end and then to realize that as Roe is ending, California is increasing abortion — that is very difficult.’

White House to award 2 faith leaders the Presidential Medal of Freedom

By Marika Proctor — July 1, 2022

(RNS) — Sister Simone Campbell and the Rev. Alexander Karloutsos will be among the 17 Americans recognized in a ceremony at the White House on July 7th. 

Clergy of color face unprecedented mental health challenges

By Deepa Bharath — June 2, 2022

(AP/RNS) — Exhausted faith leaders are left with serious questions about how to care for their own physical and mental well-being while helping congregants in a meaningful way.

Gunman targets Taiwanese faith with long pro-democracy link

By Deepa Bharath — May 19, 2022

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Investigators said they obtained Chou’s handwritten notes documenting his hatred of Taiwan.

If Roe goes, Black church leaders expect renewed energy for elections

By Adelle M. Banks — May 3, 2022

(RNS) — One leader is ‘expecting great mobilization of the African American community and in communities where people recognize the importance of giving a person a choice.’

Roe v. Wade: Faith leaders react to leaked SCOTUS opinion

By Emily McFarlan Miller — May 3, 2022

(RNS) — Religious views of abortion are not as monolithic as many may believe.

UPenn law professor Amy Wax’s anti-Indian rants leave out inconvenient history

By Suhag Shukla — April 20, 2022

(RNS) — Wax’s appearance on Tucker Carlson’s show crossed into an increasingly common Hinduphobia. 

How to help Ukrainians today: Organizations providing aid

By Andrea Klick — February 25, 2022

(RNS) — RNS has compiled a list of verified organizations — many of them religious or religiously affiliated — working to support Ukrainians right now. 

California’s abortion sanctuary plans decried by Christian groups

By Alejandra Molina — December 23, 2021

(RNS) — For Kathleen Domingo, executive director of the California Catholic Conference, this is a moment for Christians to unite in support of local pregnancy resource centers and life-affirming clinics.

Colorado woman who won’t get vaccinated denied transplant

By Patty Nieberg — October 8, 2021

Even though she has stage 5 kidney disease that puts her at risk of dying without a new kidney, Lutali, 56, said she could not agree to be vaccinated because of the role that fetal cell lines have played in the development of vaccines.

Vaccine mandate for NYC educators survives court challenge

By Karen Matthews — October 6, 2021

New York City’s vaccination mandate for school staff survived a court challenge Tuesday while hospitals across the state reported few disruptions to their services due to the vaccine requirement for health care workers.

After months of protests, Poor People’s Campaign requests meeting with Biden

By Jack Jenkins — September 23, 2021

WASHINGTON (RNS) — The group’s co-chair, the Rev. William Barber II, preached at Biden’s inaugural prayer service but has challenged the president on the Senate filibuster.

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