(RNS) — We should not be surprised that African Americans are 2.4 times more likely to die from COVID-19 than whites.
(RNS) — It is urging Congress, the president and state governors to follow the recommendations of public health experts and not risk a resurgence of the virus, which is disproportionately affecting poor, uninsured, low-wage workers.
(RNS) — The church can leverage its social mission to advocate for just policies, offer to open its spaces and look out for the most vulnerable during this crisis.
(RNS) — While each of us has borne a variety of new burdens and dangers during this pandemic, those burdens are by no means distributed equally.
(RNS) — ‘This is probably the most uncertain and concerning situation that World Vision has faced in our 70-year history,’ said Edgar Sandoval Sr.
(RNS) — Without the community she found in her local church and savings circle, her story, mine and many others' would have turned out very different.
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (RNS) — The Democratic candidate spoke about how he would help the nation’s poor. But on the critical issue of race, Sanders offered few targeted solutions.
(RNS) — How should we celebrate Christmas? Pay off others' debts, for a start, and dismantle and rebuild systems that keep people in poverty.
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (RNS) — An active Episcopalian who has spoken at length about faith on the campaign trail, it was not clear Buttigieg succeeded.
BANGKOK (RNS) — In Thailand's highly formal society, Pope Francis’ relaxed approach has already brought together political and religious leaders to help those left behind in the country's increasingly commercial culture.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — As Francis continues to promote the care of creation, he aims to connect with a broader audience than the country's tiny Catholic community.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (RNS) — When completed later this month, the 27-foot-by-10-foot composition, painted on wet lime plaster at a cost of nearly $300,000, will illuminate in bright colors the faces and gestures of the people who visit Haywood Street Church.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — The pope's optimistic message of peace and faith has been balanced by the reality of the challenges Africa faces.
LINDAU, Germany (RNS) — Azza Karam, the newly elected leader of the interfaith group Religions for Peace, urged delegates to the group's recent World Assembly to harness the power of religion to address climate, nuclear arms and income inequality.
(RNS) — 'Charity is essential and I'm still actively part of charitable efforts in hunger,' Simon said. 'But charity can only do so much.'