(AP) — Giving to religion — perennially the biggest sector — is estimated to have declined by 1.5% in 2018 (a decrease of 3.9% adjusted for inflation), with a total of $124.52 billion in contributions.
(RNS) — Many Muslim-run charity groups are drawing a connection between their philanthropic causes, the Ramadan fast and the Islamic imperative to give to the poor.
BOSTON (RNS) – Six years after the deadly Boston Marathon bombing, a local mosque continues to host an annual blood drive in honor of those affected by the terror attack.
(RNS) — American Muslims are raising funds to build 50 water wells in Africa and South Asia in honor of the 50 victims of the New Zealand mosque massacres.
(RNS) — 'For many churchgoers, tithing is just another term for generosity,' said LifeWay Research's Scott McConnell.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore had a deal to collect $180,000 in annual salary for part-time work from the legal charity he founded and ended up with a half-million-dollar stake in the group's headquarters, records and interviews show.
(RNS) It took less than 24 hours to crowdsource the funds to build a mosque that will be called Masjid Nabra, which is already under construction.
ROME (RNS) Since he became pope four years ago, Francis has made it a personal priority to provide them with showers, housing, medical care and other services to help restore their dignity.
(RNS) Religion was pervasive in these groups, but many of the founders rejected labeling their groups as 'religious' or 'faith-based.'
(RNS) The Obama administration has raised the ceiling on the number of refugees that Americans will welcome in the coming year.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The pontiff's latest appeal came as he authorized a church charity to auction cars used during his recent trip to Poland to support those hard hit by the war.
(RNS) Only one of 33 major national organizations contacted for this article is led by a woman. And only three are led by nonwhite males.
(RNS) What if a hotel could do more? That's the idea behind Jeremy Cowart's Kickstarter for the Purpose Hotel in Nashville, ending Friday (Sept. 2).
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Not too shabby for an item linked to one of the world's sharpest critics of unfettered capitalism.
(RNS) Unless we learn more from Sanders, he is a victim of his own critique: He is not paying his fair share.
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