(KHN) — Churches have been teaming with RIP Medical Debt, a nonprofit that arranges no-strings-attached retirement of people's medical debt, with 18 places of worship payoffs in the past 18 months alone.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (RNS) — A week after the blaze, with the cameras and politicians gone, the members of a tightly knit Turkish community began to feel the weight of their loss and the reconstruction effort ahead.
(The Conversation) — Many local police departments will conduct a security assessment for specific congregations or offer a workshop for multiple congregations.
Houses of worship around the world, a place of reflection and peace, have been targeted regularly by extremists.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Houses of worship have begun using their own financial resources to help those with dwindling ones.
(RNS) — At a time when decommissioned houses of worship are converted into nightclubs, restaurants, or condominiums, a different kind of transformation is preserving churches and synagogues as sacred spaces.
(RNS) — The failure to gut the law was celebrated by faith leaders and nonprofit groups who say it protects them from political coercion.
(RNS) — And it can be found in pending federal legislation.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — President Trump tweeted last year that Texas churches should be 'entitled to reimbursement from FEMA' for aiding Hurricane Harvey victims. State officials followed up and asked him to change the policy.
(RNS) Although the the law didn’t require accommodation and accessibility in places of worship, many went ahead and did it anyway.
NEW YORK (RNS) Mayor Bill de Blasio says he supports churches renting space in public schools. Now a court decision will force him to show whether he really believes that.
WASHINGTON (RNS) A new poll from the Public Religion Research Institute and Religion News Service finds that Americans are generally divided about gun control, but certain religious groups are far from ambivalent. By Lauren Markoe.
(RNS) A federal appeals court has upheld Georgia’s ban on bringing guns to places of worship. By Adelle M. Banks.
NEWARK, N.J. (RNS) As friction over the New York police spying on New Jersey's Muslims continues to grow, the state's top FBI officer said the uproar is damaging his agency's ability to gather important counterterrorism intelligence. By Jason Grant.
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