(RNS) “I’ll say this as clearly as I can: What’s very clear is that black lives are worthless in America and the criminal justice system. It’s time to right that unacceptable wrong.”
Author Archives: Lilly Fowler
ST. LOUIS (RNS) To some, the puzzle surrounding the Shroud of Turin was solved when laboratories in the U.S., England and Switzerland determined through carbon dating that it originated around 1260 to 1390. To others, it remains a mystery.
FERGUSON, Mo. (RNS) While some have been critical of the religiosity often found in American football, Aeneas Williams sees a calling from God he can’t ignore.
(RNS) The lesbian couple was asked to resign after the school said it received a copy of a mortgage application with both their names.
FERGUSON, Mo. (RNS) The Nation of Islam and other groups — such as Black Lawyers for Justice — helped control the crowds and may have protected businesses from looters.
FERGUSON, Mo, (RNS) Speaking at a church service here, the Rev. Al Sharpton announced a future march in Washington on policing. He criticized the militarization of police, saying they act as if they are “at war with … citizens.”
FERGUSON, Mo. (RNS) Carrying brooms and large garbage bags, volunteers collected whatever they could find: rubber bullets, broken glass, liquor bottles, tear gas grenades.
(RNS) Decades after the Catholic Church moved away from celebrating Mass in Latin, a throwback movement is growing, in many cases with young people leading the charge.
ST. LOUIS (RNS) Any celebrating of the anniversary on the part of Archbishop Robert J. Carlson was done in the midst of nationwide headlines about his connection to the sexual abuse scandal that has rocked the Roman Catholic Church for more than a decade.