(RNS) — As we approach our national Independence Day this year, I’m inspired to look at the holiday as a chance to commemorate the past, but, even more importantly, to demand a better future.
BOSTON (AP) — An interfaith coalition is launching a campaign to stop what organizers call the ‘disrespectful’ use of sacred Buddhist and Hindu statues as decor in nightclubs.
CHICAGO (RNS) — Thousands of people came out for a faith community-led march celebrating Juneteenth on Friday afternoon (June 19) through downtown Chicago’s Grant Park, home to some of the city’s most iconic landmarks and attractions.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — Melina Abdullah, the co-founder of Black Lives Matter-Los Angeles, called on people of faith to challenge the system perpetuating police brutality.
(RNS) — At no point did I ever expect that a simple curiosity about other languages and faiths would somehow lead to me becoming the designated hijab stylist on photoshoot sets, writing blog posts about modest dressing or spending my days thinking about innovations for products for women who wear hijab.
CHICAGO (RNS) — People of faith are taking a more active role in the protests sparked by George Floyd’s death that have spread from Minneapolis to all 50 states and around the world.
PASADENA (RNS) — ‘There’s a lot of racism and a lot of white supremacy, unfortunately, also in the church,’ said the Rev. Sally Howard, associate rector at All Saints Episcopal Church in Pasadena.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — Hadar Cohen, Ala’ Khan, Maya Mansour and Jonathan Simcosky were selected to move into the Abrahamic House, a co-living and co-creating space in the Koreatown neighborhood of LA.
(RNS) — In its 69th year, the observance — often predominated by evangelical Christians gathering in public places — will feature interfaith and even international voices on computer screens and cellphones.
(RNS) — Religion should be making the world better. Get with the program, people.
(RNS) — Rabbi Raachel Jurovics is now rabbi-in-residence at the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina — one of a handful of such posts in Episcopal dioceses.
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.
WATERLOO, Ontario (RNS) — The Friars’ Briar is clergy’s answer to the Tim Hortons Brier, the annual Canadian men's curling championship, which ended Sunday.
(RNS) — The national tour is tied to HRC’s voter mobilization efforts, in which volunteers plan to urge congregants and others to join them in voting.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Some religious leaders are supporting the count that officially starts April 1, but issues of trust and safety remain.