(RNS) Atheists and humanists unite to raise $20,000 to support the pet charity of slain Muslim student Deah Barakat, who authorities say was killed by a North Carolina neighbor with anti-theistic feelings.
DURHAM, N.C. (RNS) The triple murders in this usually harmonious university town immediately took on a larger narrative of hate crimes against Muslims and charges of atheists baiting Muslims.
WASHINGTON (RNS) “Drones have become a weapon of first resort and not last resort,” said the Rev. Richard Killmer. “It has made it a lot easier to go to war.”
WASHINGTON (RNS) “As people of faith we are summoned to push back against those who try to distort our religion — any religion — for their own nihilistic ends,” Obama said.
(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) The Interfaith Alliance, a staunch voice for the separation of church and state, appoints its first non-Christian leader: Rabbi Jack Moline.
(RNS) By all accounts, Lebanon should have broken down by now. But that hasn’t happened. And it’s not likely to.
(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) Jews believe God cannot become human, and humans cannot become God. But sometimes we transcend that distance through prayer and worship, through the study of sacred texts and through altruistic acts.