CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (RNS) – As Kashmir faces a security lockdown and widespread media blackout, U.S. Kashmiris are kicking up a new wave of activism focused on 'azaadi.'
BOSTON (RNS) — A rash of fires that police say were intentionally set at Jewish community centers around Boston and in Chicago last week has left Jewish groups feeling vulnerable.
(RNS) — In The Atlantic, James Carroll asserts that abolishing the priesthood in the Catholic Church is the only way to defeat the clericalism he blames for the sex abuse crisis. But as in other revolutions, a new cadre would simply replace the old guard.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The disgraced former archbishop of Boston's failures to stop child molesters in the priesthood sparked what would become the worst crisis in American Catholicism.
(AP) — Titled "What to do if you are witnessing Islamophobic harassment," the posters encourage people to engage with the person who is being targeted and to draw attention away from the harasser.
(RNS) Angry their parish would be closed in the wake of the clergy sexual abuse crisis, around 100 parishioners took turns sleeping overnight in the church.
(RNS) The diminution of investigative reporting places a deeper responsibility on faith communities to seek out the truth and to insist on transparency from authorities.
A Boston area Catholic School revoked its job offer when the man cited his husband as an emergency contact.
The financial woes and the destabilizing effect they could have on the church's social and educational work will be a constant backdrop to the pope's Sept 22-27 visit to Washington, New York and Philadelphia.
VENICE (Reuters) "Spotlight," starring Michael Keaton and Mark Ruffalo as reporters working on The Boston Globe's Pulitzer Prize-winning investigation of pedophile Roman Catholic priests, deals with just a fraction of sexual predation in the church, its director says.
BOSTON (Reuters) Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will face about 20 of his victims at a hearing next month when he will be formally sentenced to die for the 2013 attack.
He's got the ear of Pope Francis in Rome, but Boston Cardinal Sean O'Malley still has to get his hands dirty back home.
The conversations at the Q conference did not mirror the raging debates common on cable news networks, but they may more closely resemble the national conversation as it occurs in many homes, workplaces, and churches.
BOSTON (Reuters) "We can't associate with that," Brother Thomas Dalton, principal of Immaculate Heart of Mary School. "It would appear we were condoning it."
SWAMPSCOTT, Mass. (RNS) When word spread that Boston native Moshe Twersky was among those murdered in a Jerusalem synagogue attack, local Jews grieved not only a native son but also a loss to a great rabbinic tradition.
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