Hindus celebrate Holi, the Festival of Colors, to welcome spring by using through brightly colored powder, flowers, song and dance.
Author Archives: Sally Morrow
About Sally Morrow
Sally Morrow joined Religion News Service in March 2012. Sally’s interest in photography began in her high school’s dark room. She has since attended film school at the College of Santa Fe, holds a B.A. in Communications and Spanish from UMKC, and holds an M.A. in Photojournalism from the University of Missouri. Her graduate thesis project “Picturing Immigration” was published in News Photographer Magazine.
Sally has worked as a photographer, videographer and photo/multimedia editor at the Des Moines Register, the South Florida Sun Sentinel and Newsday. Her editorial and freelance photography has appeared in various publications and professional websites.
American Magazine asked editors, and special guest Stephen Colbert, what they are giving up for Lent this year.
Two children joined Pope Francis in the Popemobile during his tour around St. Peter’s Square on Ash Wednesday (Feb. 18, 2015).
“In most states, parents can choose not to vaccinate their children based on a personal or religious objection. It’s a choice that has begun raising concerns about the ethics of refusal and the rising risk of outbreaks.” – Religion & Ethics Newsweekly
After much criticism, the Vatican pulled this promotional video for their conference on Women’s Cultures: Equality and Difference.
“Social justice and civil rights activists had a lot to like in President Obama’s address, but religious conservatives were concerned by the “reframing” of issues such as gay marriage as matters of freedom and justice.”