(Reuters) A Florida gun dealer who received national attention for declaring his store a “Muslim Free Zone” will host a Muslim civil rights leader in his gun class on Saturday, both men said.
(RNS) Their projects range from a zero-waste synagogue in Boulder, Colo., to global development work after natural disasters.
WASHINGTON (RNS) When three in four nations restrict religious speech and practice, it’s a “crisis,” said the director of the Religious Freedom Project at the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs.
(RNS) Some members of India’s ancient “hijra” community fear that the new, official third-gender classification will prevent them from practicing their traditions.
(RNS) As India grapples with gay rights, theologians and historians often disagree on whether homosexuality is compatible with Hinduism.
(RNS) For the past decade, Michel Serfaty has toured France in a beat-up minibus plastered with slogans such as “Solidarity between Jews and Muslims” and “We’re more alike than you think.”
A year later, who was the big winner in the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in the Hobby Lobby case? Beards. Yes, beards.
(RNS) Years before the gay rights movement gained momentum, the openly gay black activist, a Quaker, advised Martin Luther King Jr. on nonviolent protest tactics and organized the 1963 March on Washington.
ROME (RNS) Organizers estimated a crowd of 5,000 reached St. Peter’s Square to celebrate the pontiff’s tough stance on climate change, after parading through Rome under a canopy of painted banners.