(RNS) — The documentary follows Sadiq Davis’ journey to build a new life as a faithful Muslim in the South Side of Chicago after 24 years behind bars.
(RNS) — A year after being freed, Brunson spoke of his appreciation for his freedom and his continuing concern for the people of Turkey.
(RNS) — The former chaplain, who wore the hijab, said her supervisor told her, 'I find it hard to respect a woman who covers her hair.'
(RNS) — The first woman bishop in the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland was convicted of vehicular manslaughter, DUI, leaving the scene of an accident and driving while texting and was just released from prison.
CHICAGO (RNS) — Masjid al-Rabia is part of a growing global movement toward ensuring mosques are accessible and friendly toward women worshippers. But 'women-friendly' means something a little different for director Mahdia Lynn.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — The evangelical pastor recalled at an event hosted by the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom that its commissioners were among the first people to visit him in prison after his arrest in 2016.
(RNS) — With the help of addicts themselves, researchers are exploring the emotional, social and relational reasons why people become addicted—and how relationship with God and others can restore and heal.
AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. (RNS) — Now 11 years into his imprisonment, Naveed Haq is the new imam for the Airway Heights Correctional Main Facility in Airway Heights, Wash. In his new role, he's trying to lead by example in conveying remorse to those he hurt.
(RNS) — Believers Bail Out aims to raise awareness about the injustices of the prison system by asking Muslims to give zakat to their incarcerated brothers and sisters in faith.
WASHINGTON (RNS) 'Not only were we able to make the President and Vice President aware that this was a priority of ours, we were pleased that they shared our concern and acted upon it,' said Johnnie Moore, an advocate for persecuted Christians.
ROME (RNS) The 12 inmates who took part included a Muslim who is expected to be baptized as a Catholic in June, three women and two men serving life terms.
(RNS) This Yom Kippur, a rabbi connects the Jewish day of repentance with failings of American prisons.
(RNS) The Justice Department’s move to phase out private federal prisons brings a welcome end to a moral and political crisis that has tested the very foundations of our democracy.
(RNS) Saturday (May 14) is the eighth anniversary of Iran’s imprisonment of seven Baha’i leaders. Unfortunately, there are signs the persecution of the Baha'is is on the upswing.
(RNS) Improving the administration of justice is not just a matter of politics, but also a moral and ethical obligation.