(RNS) The number of people living on $1.25 or less a day has dropped in half since 1990. Now, the World Bank and religious groups want to bring that number to zero.
Author Archives: Heather Adams
(RNS) Christian leaders say Jesus’ state-sponsored execution should prompt believers to oppose the death penalty.
Until a local eye clinic is completely run by Haitians, the iTeam plans to keep making trips, performing surgery and running on Dr. Andrew Moyes’ motto: “Jesus washed feet, we clean eyeballs.”
(RNS) Having trouble sticking to those New Year’s resolutions? Here are 10 apps to help you achieve your goals, while also donating to charity.
(RNS) Getting ordained online to officiate at a friend’s wedding? Sure. But what about being a high priestess who can banish spirits and lift curses?
(RNS) The project shows the power of harnessing online media — in this case, the crowdfunding site Indiegogo — to push back against hate speech from a reviled source.
(RNS) Mary’s Gourmet Diner has stopped offering 15 percent discounts for praying customers after the Freedom From Religion Foundation wrote to the owner to stop, calling it a violation of the Civil Rights Act.
(RNS) “Black Jesus” will air late at night, well after most kids are in bed, but One Million Moms’ Monica Cole said “blasphemy is blasphemy, no matter what time of day it is.”
(RNS) “I think standing outside the White House will make a difference,” said Sister Eileen Campbell of the Sisters of Mercy, joining others in an act of civil disobedience to protest deportations and seek relief for 11 million immigrants living illegally in the country.