(RNS) — A Muslim employee has filed a discrimination complaint against New York State’s Department of Motor Vehicles for allegedly denying his repeated requests to attend weekly religious services.
(RNS) — She entered our country in 1886 without a visa, has never applied for citizenship and does not speak one word of English. Worst of all, she advocates for open borders. It's time to send her back.
(RNS) — Faith leaders are calling on New York City police to launch a hate crime investigation into a violent attack on a Hindu priest near his temple in Queens.
(RNS) — The Rev. Amy Butler, the first female pastor to lead the Riverside Church in New York City, is parting ways with the historic, progressive Christian church.
NEW YORK (RNS) — The Stations of the Cross was also a mobile protest against an attempt by New York state legislators to decriminalize all aspects of the sex trade.
(RNS) — Christmas became a legally recognized holiday in many states only in the mid-19th century. But by then New York City had already given birth to the traditions we know today.
(RNS) — News that New York City Councilman Chaim Deutsch has rented a city-owned Brooklyn beach for separate male and female swim days is creating excitement among devout Muslims and Orthodox Jews, but critics say the practice amounts to gender discrimination.
NEW YORK (RNS) — St. Finbar Catholic Church in Brooklyn's Bensonhurst neighborhood is part of a larger national trend: The share of U.S. Catholics who are Hispanic has increased by 5 percentage points since 2007 to 34 percent and is expected to continue growing.
NEW YORK (RNS) — Under the nave of the Basilica of Old St. Patrick's, a tour guide takes the curious through Catholic catacombs only recently opened to the public.
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Moulana Jasimuddin Rahmani is the currently imprisoned leader of a banned group called Ansarullah Bangla Team, which has been linked to killings and attacks on secular academics and atheist bloggers in Bangladesh.
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.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The pope said during an Angelus prayer on Wednesday, the Catholic holiday of All Saints' Day, that he was praying for all those who were killed and injured, and for their family members.
Climate change. Future generations will ask: When did we know? And what did we do about it?
NEW YORK -- A New York City grand jury on Monday indicted a Brooklyn man who is accused of fatally shooting a Muslim cleric and his assistant this month after they left a mosque in Queens.
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.