LOS ANGELES (RNS) — If signed into law, the 'College Student Right to Access Act,' or SB 24, would take effect in January 2023. Newsom has until Sunday to make a decision.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — A local synagogue has joined forces with Safe Parking LA, a nonprofit that sets up secure parking lots for people who live in their car.
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.
We thought that we had entered a new age. We were wrong -- but the music is still great.
Seder sans substance seems sad. Say something significant.
(RNS) 'The Handmaid's Tale' is terrifying. It is also scandalously biblical.
Are churches key to solving social problems? Fewer Americans now think so.
(RNS) Swastikas in a children's playground reflect growing anti-Semitic incidents abroad and in the U.S.
Secularizing societies. Weakening churches. Ideological divisions. Harried pastors. Comparing the Christian situation in the US and New Zealand.
(RNS) The third annual Women in Secularism conference has made some progress in battling sexism within the ranks of the secular community -- but there is more to be done.
(RNS) Why would Republicans hire the former party chairman in South Carolina to lead engagement to evangelicals, a group that for a generation or more has been the reliable anchor of the party faithful? Here are four reasons.
PASADENA, Calif. (RNS) This coming Saturday, everything I've ever believed and preached from the pulpit of All Saints Episcopal Church will be put to the test. Why? Because we're the first church to host a convention of Muslims, prompting screams that we're sympathizing with terrorists. By Ed Bacon.
(RNS) At age 83, former computer programmer Edie Windsor has become a rock star in the gay rights community. But her lawsuit to legalize gay marriage is mostly about her long love affair with Thea Spyer and lessons from her fourth-grade civics class. By Richard Wolf / USA Today.
NEW YORK (RNS) A lot of money goes into compelling our behavior, not liberating it. And into pleasing the powerful, not disrupting them. But I sense the tide of personal potency is turning. By Tom Ehrich. About 700.
NEW YORK (RNS) The Hanukkah story of the oil in the Temple -- a measure enough for one day that lasted for eight -- speaks to the intentions and motivations that must underlie our efforts at conservation and our work to slow climate change. The theme of Hanukkah is the rededication of sacred space. By Rabbi Julie Schonfeld.