NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RNS) City officials would have us believe all is harmony in Music City. But with the country’s largest community of Iraqi Kurds and sizable groups of Latinos, Somalis and Bhutanese moving into “the Buckle of the Bible Belt” that isn’t always the case.
(RNS) When NFL player Arian Foster came out as a nonbeliever, fans and football professionals responded with a general shrug. Does this mean pro football is moving away from its Christian roots? Yes and no.
Bangladesh’s elite forces arrested three suspected Islamist militants for masterminding the killings of two secular bloggers in the Muslim-majority nation.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Reuters) Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson canceled the state’s contracts with Planned Parenthood, making his the third Southern state to do so since anti-abortion activists released videos that they say suggests the organization sells fetal tissue.
(RNS) Most social workers say they don’t discuss religion or spirituality with their clients, even though they think it could be beneficial in treatment. Some say that’s a shame — but others say it’s a good thing.
(RNS) Interfaith leaders are spearheading a new fight for net neutrality — once the realm of tech wonks and digital rights activists — and framing a free and open Internet as essential for religious freedom, social justice and interfaith cooperation.
(RNS) The league will have to add religious diversity to its ever-increasing list of issues to tackle.
(RNS) Sanders says he hopes to find common ground with his conservative Christian audience, and his appearance there next month may be more enlightening than — if not as entertaining as — tonight’s reality show known as the first GOP presidential debate.
(RNS) The group said Raskin is “the first candidate who openly identifies as a humanist” and praised his commitment to preserve the separation between church and state.