CAPE TOWN (RNS) This week’s global Shabbos Project features yoga events and picnics in San Diego, a 3,000-person street dinner in downtown Los Angeles, and major events in 560 cities around the world.
Articles tagged “South Africa”
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (RNS) Inclusive and Affirming Ministries’ LGBTI safe house provides refuge for at-risk sexual minorities and a safe space to integrate “God’s gift of faith with God’s gift of sexuality.”
CAPE TOWN (RNS) A new documentary looks at the effects of continuing homophobic violence against lesbians in South Africa’s impoverished townships, and the activists who continue the struggle.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The Washington National Cathedral is a cavernous, hard-to-heat space, but the atmosphere was warm and intimate Wednesday as Nelson Mandela was honored for his struggle against apartheid.
(RNS) Christian Theological Seminary and Butler University announced the creation of The Desmond Tutu Center, considered North America’s first and only academic center named after the religious leader.
(RNS) “Naming a center after a person who is still alive can make it seem that an individual somehow on their own was able to accomplish what he accomplished. It was our people. “
(RNS) Some clerics said Obama’s statements on gays spoiled the welcome religious leaders and their followers could have accorded the first African-American president.
(RNS) The back-to-back wins by the Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu signal a shift for the Templeton Prize, which in recent years had gone to little-known physicists and theologians.