HIGHLAND PARK, N.J. (AP) — The order affects roughly 50 people from a community in New Jersey that includes many who left Indonesia years ago to escape religious persecution.
(RNS) — Harry Pangemanan joins two other Indonesian Christians now living in the Reformed Church of Highland Park, about 35 miles south of New York City.
(AP) The New Jersey town council was pressured by the state to drop its ban on New Yorkers visiting its public park. The council had also tried — and failed — to ban boundary markers Jews use to observe Sabbath rules.
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — 'People here feel they will be blamed as a religion and as a people. Because this guy was a Muslim, Muslims will be blamed anywhere and everywhere,' said Imam Mohammad Qatanani, spiritual leader of the Islamic Center of Passaic County, the region's most influential mosque.
BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — The Islamic Society of Basking Ridge had sued the township last year, claiming the town changed its zoning ordinances in order to deny the group's plans.
(Reuters) New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie say he may rethink signing the bill if it is revised.
HOBOKEN, N.J. (RNS) As investigators look into what caused a New Jersey commuter train crash, some residents of this New York suburb ponder what role God and fate play in such tragedies.
(RNS) Muslims have to show we are not perpetrators and we can never talk about how we are victims.
(RNS) Sanders, like Shahn, calls out for social and economic justice.
(RNS) The groups said “unequal treatment of the mosque in this case represents a potential threat” to their free exercise rights.
"Go back to your own country; America needs to get rid of people like you," wrote the school board member, according to CAIR.
(RNS) Gov. Chris Christie withdrew from the GOP presidential race February 10.
ROME (RNS) Archbishop John Myers drew a line at the altar rail for Catholics who support gay rights or abortion rights and for Catholics whose marriages are not considered valid by the church.
LAKEWOOD, N.J. -- For some longtime residents, the message, intentional or not, is plain: This is an Orthodox area now.
NEWARK, N.J. — In the 18 months since the archdiocese began marketing headstones, some headstone dealers saw business drop off by 40 percent.