VARANASI, India (RNS) — As Indian millennials chart their own spiritual paths they are leading a revival of the teachings of a mystic who wrote couplets on the nature of the divine and criticized any form of orthodoxy.
(RNS) — Hawkins' story points to evangelical Christians' difficulties with Islam, but it also raises questions about what it means to be an ally and what exactly embodied solidarity means.
(RNS) — A group of Latina Muslims in San Diego is raising money to build a shelter across the border in Tijuana, Mexico, to not only assist the surge of migrants there, but also to help those who are deported from the United States.
CHICAGO (RNS) — The Windy City has also earned the nickname 'American Medina' as a leading area for Muslim communities in the United States, according to a new Chicago History Museum exhibition.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (RNS) — The report, 'Singled Out: Islamophobia in the Classroom and the Impact of Discrimination on Muslim Students,' is based on a statewide survey of about 1,500 Muslim students who are between 11 and 18 years old.
(AP) — The Trump administration is threatening to cut funding for a Middle East studies program, arguing that it's misusing a federal grant to unfairly promote "the positive aspects of Islam" but not Christianity or Judaism
(RNS) — One of the Central Park Five, whose wrongful conviction is now the subject of a Netflix miniseries, Yusef Salaam talks about how a key moment in his arrest changed him forever.
(RNS) — While much of the media oxygen is taken up by wealthy and powerful religious leaders, the faithful continue to work at the grassroots level.
(RNS) — By making these men cardinals, the pope is handing them megaphones.
ALIGARH, India (RNS) — Founded to help poor children of both of India's predominant faiths, the Chacha Nehru's inclusivity has irked Muslim and Hindu leaders alike.
(The Conversation) – What was once a commemoration of martyrdom today inspires much more, including social justice work around the globe.
(RNS) – The lawsuit was brought forth by 23 U.S. Muslims, including a toddler who at just 7 months old was added to the secretive federal watchlist of “known or suspected terrorists.”
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — Besides lacking halal meals, the lawsuit alleges, the Men's Central Jail failed to schedule Friday prayer, while Christians were allowed a weekly Bible study.
NEW DELHI (AP) — By limiting the ability of journalists to report on the region, critics of the Indian prime minister say, India's government has whitewashed coverage of resistance to the new policy of direct rule in Kashmir.
(RNS) — A distant American icon comes alive for a Sikh and a Muslim in a British factory town and changes their lives forever.