NEW YORK (RNS) — Staff members at New York's oldest homeless shelter are asking for donations to cover increased demand for prepackaged food and cleaning supplies.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — Activists and clergy gathered Sunday evening to pray for a group of mothers after they took over a property as a shelter from the coronavirus.
(RNS) — Attacking political and economic elites for not taking care of the poor, God's messengers challenge today's leaders and preachers who ignore their civic responsibilities.
(RNS) — Since the bus launched this month, the Muslim volunteers have served over 1,000 people experiencing homelessness in the Toronto area.
LAS VEGAS (RNS) — Since 2010, the imam of Las Vegas’ oldest mosque has slowly but surely driven local drug houses and gangs out of his historic neighborhood. Now, he's on a mission to purchase the surrounding properties and transform them into affordable housing.
(RNS) — While many churches engage in mission activities 'beyond the walls' of their buildings, others are finding innovative ways to use their facilities to serve others and extend their mission in existing properties.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (RNS) — In the makeshift chapel at Constance Abbey, an Episcopal way station for the homeless here, Mother Gillian Klee restarts her life as a priest, and a woman.
(RNS ) — I admit my own discomfort about our homeless and mentally ill visitors.
Natalie Levine is our daughter. And she lives on the streets in Los Angeles.
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.
WASHINGTON (RNS) In a preliminary study of 11 cities across the country, 58 percent of emergency beds for the homeless were at faith-based organizations.
(RNS) Reducing abortion as much as possible is a universal goal with broad consensus about how to achieve it.
NORMAN, Okla. (RNS) Pastor Dustin Buff traded in his job, his house and his sense of security for a backpack, a Bible, a sleeping bag, one change of clothes, identification, and a cell phone for a 10-day personal quest to understand the plight of the homeless. By Greg Horton.