(RNS) — The actor said his own diverse faith background not only motivated him to take on the starring role in "Dark Waters" and to produce the film, but it has also grounded his activism over the years.
(The Conversation) — The high profile, religiously based moral outrage at Trump’s immigration policies does seem to be spurring some long-overdue rethinking of what it means to be Christian in America.
(RNS) — Sunita Vishwanath founded Sadhana in 2011 to counter those in India and abroad who she believes are co-opting Hinduism for political gain.
The activists will set out shortly after sunrise Sunday to leave one-gallon (3.79 liters) jugs of water along trails frequented by migrants in the Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge near Ajo, Arizona.
(RNS) — For the third time in a row, the Presbyterian Church (USA)’s General Assembly decided against divesting from companies heavily invested in fossil fuels.
OKLAHOMA CITY (RNS) — Clergy on both sides of State Question 788, which would permit the distribution of medical marijuana, call it a moral issue, with proponents arguing that pot will reduce dependence on opioids and critics, including the state's Southern Baptist convention and Catholic conference, saying it will lead to recreational use.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — As Bishop Michael Curry's fame rises in the wake of his royal wedding sermon, questions remain as to how — or if — he will utilize his newfound influence to bolster a resurgent religious left.
(RNS) — In their sixth year, Taz Ahmed's satirical Valentine's Day cards point the arrow at the White House.
The arts and humanities may have a lower priority when it comes to the Union’s constitutional commitment to promoting the general welfare—relative to higher priorities like care for the aged, the ill, the poor, the displaced—but they deserve a glance in this time of crisis.
STANDING ROCK SIOUX RESERVATION, N.D. (RNS) From dawn to dusk, the activists and their supporters take part in prayer and ceremonies that were banned until only a few decades ago.
(RNS) Do we really want to live in a country where we aren’t “supposed to” meet or agree with leaders of a different political party, skin color or religion?
(RNS) The activist nuns are back on board to "mend the gaps" dividing Americans.
(RNS) After a string of successful social media campaigns had buttressed the fledgling Muslim activist ranks, many are now seeing the medium’s limitations.
In South Africa’s townships, where homosexuality is widely considered “un-African” and “un-Christian,” the rape and murder of lesbians is often met with indifference and impunity. Filmmaker Laura Fletcher shows how local activists are fighting for dignity, and their lives.
The Seattle pastor comes out swinging in his latest book, scolding American Christians for their couch-surfing slacktivism. Says we live in a "social-media-hyper-narcisstic-ego-self-centered world."
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