(RNS) As long as we continue to support a game deeply connected to violence, each of us is implicated in the terrible toll this is taking on football players in their retirement.
Articles tagged “violence”
WASHINGTON (RNS) Dr. Bennet Omalu, a Roman Catholic, said he is “not anti-football,” but he thinks it’s important for the religious community to share information to prevent injuries.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (RNS) Colorado Springs, known as “the Vatican of evangelical Christianity,” is headquarters of dozens of conservative evangelical ministries that oppose abortion. Many condemned Friday’s shooting.
Muslim-majority Bangladesh has seen a rise in Islamist violence in recent months, with two foreigners, four secular writers and a publisher killed this year.
(RNS) Mass killings by a group that calls itself the Islamic State have triggered a heated debate about militant Islam and our response. Rene Girard’s theories deserve wider appreciation.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The blood of Christians and other religious minorities is reddening the Middle East. So why hasn’t President Obama chosen a special envoy to address their plight?
(RNS) There is no profile of someone who will become a terrorist and no reliable way to predict who will turn to violence.
As ethno-religious conflicts and extremism hinder Myanmar’s democratic reforms, faith leaders across the country emphasize the need for interfaith dialogue and religious tolerance.
(RNS) To those who say that religion is inherently violent, Karen Armstrong responds with “Fields of Blood,” a book that walks through thousands of years of human history, religion and warfare.