ST. LOUIS (RNS) More than 60 cities around the world have signed the Charter for Compassion and that more than 350 are in the process of joining.
Author Archives: Lilly Fowler
ST. CHARLES, Mo. (RNS) The Rev. Lamkin said she didn’t really have a plan when she ventured out to Ferguson but that “the whole being shot thing was probably the best thing that could have happened.”
(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.”
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.