(RNS) — Despite the real harm Islamophobia has caused Sikhs, they have consistently refused to throw the Muslim community under the bus by simply distancing themselves from Islam.
(RNS) — As Harvey continues to pound Houston, why are the religious finger-waggers who said Hurricanes Sandy, Isaac and Katrina were God's punishment for gay marriage or abortion rights strangely silent?
DENHAM SPRINGS, La. (RNS) But churches spring into action and racial tensions are washed away.
(RNS) Religious people like to speak of the "Kingdom of God." First Grace could be what that kingdom looks like. It is black, white and brown. Rich and poor. Gay and straight. Democrat and Republican.
(RNS) As Sandy cleanup continues, so does an ethical debate: Is evacuation a moral duty? By G. Jeffrey MacDonald.
NEW ORLEANS (RNS) Three days before the seventh anniversary of Hurricane Katrina that flooded their synagogue and two days before Hurricane Isaac hit landfall in Louisiana, the wandering Jews of Congregation Beth Israel are finally home. By Bruce Nolan.
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) The massive new Utah Bishops' Central Storehouse is the centerpiece of the Mormons' intricate network for taking care of its members and lending a hand to others in times of natural disasters. Holding a can of peaches grown on church-owned orchards, manager Richard Humpherys says, it's "the best food money can't buy." By Brooke Adams.