(USA Today) — The group, organized by Bread for the World, which advocates for government food aid, intends to continue a monthly fast until the budget is finalized.
"I am learning how to be uncomfortable" in a Mormon fast, says guest blogger Mette Harrison. "I am learning that I don’t have to have answers or to feel spiritually ecstatic."
(RNS) On Tuesday (July 15), a daylong fast among Muslims, Christians and Jews is planned as part of a public effort to show unity in the fight against war and violence in Israel and Gaza.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The "Fast for Families" enters a new phase as the original group of fasters begin to recover from the physical ordeal and a larger group -- many of them political and pastoral celebrities -- take up the cause.