LONDON (RNS) As Britain waits for Queen Elizabeth II to appoint a new archbishop of Canterbury, there's renewed attention on her title of “Defender of the Faith.” By Trevor Grundy.
TORONTO (RNS) The Canadian government is canceling the contracts of all non-Christian chaplains at federal prisons as a cost-cutting measure, saying non-Christians inmates will be expected to turn to Christian prison chaplains for religious counsel. By Ron Csillag.
(RNS) U.S. Sikhs are taking heart in a widely publicized hearing on hate crimes that they see as a first step toward better understanding of the community and increased legal protections. By Jeanie Groh.
(RNS) Funeral services will be held on Friday for the six Sikhs killed at Wisconsin temple. The bodies of the deceased will be cremated, but, according to Sikh theology, their souls will live on. By Daniel Burke.
Nationwide, candlelight vigils for the victims of the August 5 shooting at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wis. are responding to violence with peace – and symbolic meals.
(RNS) The six Sikhs killed Sunday at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin died as they lived, shot down amid acts of prayer and kindness.
OAK CREEK, Wis. (RNS) Few can know what goes through the twisted mind of a mass killer, but accused Sikh temple shooter Wade Michael Page left behind plenty of signs that he was consumed by one thing: hate. By William M. Welch and Judy Keen.
(RNS) The very item that Sikhs wear as a marker of their religious identity also singles them out as targets for violent attacks like Sunday's shooting in Wisconsin. By Daniel Burke.
Sikhs look for answers after a deadly shooting by an alleged “skinhead,” some Jews in Israel consider the kosher-ness of modern-day concubines and Missouri will decide whether the state's majority Christians need protection from persecution.