(RNS) The Quebec Soccer Federation lifted the Sikh headgear ban Saturday (June 15). But allegations of religious intolerance and racism still linger.
Gov. Rick Perry says “the holidays are coming early this year,” as he signs a bill that allows Texas public school students and staff to use traditional holiday greetings and display religious scenes and symbols on school property.
Veterans find a way to serve the community after their time in the military – trading military uniforms for a blue shirt.
President Obama says he is convening a conference on mental illness to bring the issue “out of the shadows.” Obama spoke Monday (June 3) at the opening of the daylong White House conference, which included faith leaders, mental health advocates and members of Congress.
My own periods of waiting, including those times when I was unemployed, taught me so much about myself, about the world, about meaning, and about the divine.
(RNS) Muslim Americans routinely provide emergency aid following natural disasters, but the Oklahoma tornado is special because of the anti-Muslim sentiment in the state. Muslims increased their outreach, convinced that when Oklahomans meet Muslims, prejudices will fade.
(RNS) Is Pope Francis endorsing heresy? It might look that way from headlines that made it seem as though the pontiff had said that everyone – even atheists! – were destined for heaven. What he actually said was boilerplate Catholic doctrine.
The Boy Scouts of America has long argued that homosexuality is incompatible with its basic principles. As a private organization, its right to exclude gays was upheld by the Supreme Court a decade ago.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton is now the co-founder and co-chairwoman of New York University’s Of Many Institute, a program for “multifaith” education.