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Fri, 02 Dec 2016 20:44:53 +0000Many refugees find a new home in conservative Utah; Carols, hymns, and popular songs eloquently convey this dark season’s hopes and fears; A community church in Virginia works with Stop Hunger Now to feed hungry children around the world.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 17:27:06 +0000After recent shootings in houses of worship, how should churches balance the need for security with the desire to welcome; The award-winning gospel artist looks back on his successes, his failures, and “making God famous;” Muslim men perform a ritual … More
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 22:15:13 +0000Why the US has incarcerated so many people; a trip to Haiti reveals how much humanitarian work remains to be done amidst widespread destruction; and a visit to a restaurant in North Carolina whose mission is to Feed All Regardless … More
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 22:29:25 +0000A discussion of Election 2016, faith-based voters, and voting results; and a spot in rural Michigan is home to five retreat centers that offer stability, community, and a sense of spiritual healing.
Fri, 04 Nov 2016 20:18:13 +0000Many voters this year are discouraged, disgusted, divided, and disappointed and unsure about the moral obligation to vote; how Muslim Americans view the challenges of the 2016 presidential election; and the songs that have resonated since slavery with messages of … More
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 19:19:15 +0000How does religious faith influence the lives and the politics of this year’s nominees; A University of Michigan scholar studies what peace means in the words and world of the Quran.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 20:02:45 +0000What’s a Catholic to do on Election Day this year; “How can we pull people out of poverty if we’re not actually making something?”
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 21:43:12 +0000How are religious voters reacting to the latest Donald Trump accusations; Rescuing children who are victims of criminal trafficking is the work of an undercover team led by an American Mormon; A former Los Angeles corrections officer hopes this youth-run … More
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 19:35:34 +0000Can a private, for-profit US company repair the broken school system in this West African nation shattered by war and Ebola; A new movie about Holocaust historian Deborah Lipstadt confronts the meaning of truth and lies; A special annual service … More
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 19:47:43 +0000A new State Department office believes the US ignores the global impact of religion at its peril; In the city of Albuquerque, New Mexico “there is a better way to help the homeless than criminalizing them;” At the experimental Lab/Shul in … More
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 19:44:29 +0000A new national museum explore the role religion has played in the African-American experience and the making of America; a nonprofit in San Diego improves the lives of the poor in nearby Tijuana by building sturdy new homes for them; and … More
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 19:33:11 +0000Spiritual care is gaining ground as an integral part of hospital care; and Rev. Nadia Bolz-Weber, who founded a church for all the sinners and saints in need of God’s grace.
Fri, 09 Sep 2016 20:46:53 +0000The state of interfaith relations 15 years after 9/11; Uganda’s welcoming yet imperfect hospitality to aliens and migrants; and a simulated pilgrimage that teaches Muslim children about the rituals of the hajj.
Fri, 02 Sep 2016 20:55:04 +0000This Benedictine monastic community has had a chart-topping album but now it faces repairs to damage from Italy's earthquake; Americans are increasingly dependent on their digital devices; and the ushers at Hemingway Memorial AME Church in Maryland serve a divine purpose More
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 17:06:16 +0000Christians and Muslims share a meal together in an effort to overcome hate speech; Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty provides world-class heart surgery that even India's poorest can afford; and a growing spiritual practice combines the breathing techniques of yoga and the joy of laughing. More
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 19:21:48 +0000Religious disaster-response groups are aiding victims of the worst natural disaster since Superstorm Sandy; Will other businesses follow in Dan Price’s footsteps and put purpose before profit; A Baltimore church runs a boxing gym as part of its ministry and neighborhood outreach. More
Fri, 12 Aug 2016 21:07:23 +0000We look back at the shooting that sparked the Black Lives Matter movement; Why do Sunni and Shia Muslims live together in relative harmony in the US; This fourth-grader has been recognized as a reincarnation of an eminent spiritual leader … More
Fri, 05 Aug 2016 19:35:27 +0000Some observers say the summer Olympics may be the largest interfaith gathering on earth; The woman who wrote that “the place of God in my soul is blank” will become a Catholic saint in September; This controversial park presents a … More
Mon, 01 Aug 2016 15:05:52 +0000Which religious groups support Hillary Clinton? And which ones are cautious to rally around her; Finding beauty, peace and–for many–the sense of the holy in the nation’s oldest park.
Fri, 22 Jul 2016 21:42:08 +0000Which religious groups are rallying around Donald Trump? And which ones are speaking out against him; Can online church services replace in-person worship?
Fri, 15 Jul 2016 21:06:42 +0000How do we repair what race has broken; We look at the role of deacons in the Catholic Church—the men who serve and the women who want to serve; A new pipe organ in a seminary chapel warmly sings and … More
Fri, 08 Jul 2016 20:40:26 +0000Houses of worship try to balance the need for security with the desire to welcome; and the award-winning gospel artist talks about faith, failure, and “making God famous.”
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 17:07:27 +0000We look back at the High Court’s completed term, defined in many ways by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia; it’s coming up on the 10th anniversary of the murder of five Amish girls killed in their schoolhouse in Nickel … More
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 21:33:50 +0000Donald Trump meets with evangelicals while interfaith activists protest his candidacy; The LDS Church says caring for anyone in need is the right thing to do; Sixty-five years ago, these American friends moved to avoid the draft, live peaceably, and … More
Fri, 17 Jun 2016 21:18:36 +0000Faith communities respond to the latest mass shooting; the presumptive Republican nominee faces a sharply divided evangelical vote; and many refugees are finding a home in conservative Utah.
Fri, 10 Jun 2016 20:42:48 +0000End-of-life care in the US is broken, and some say end-of-life conversations the solution; and students at this school for boys are guided by the Rule of Benedict as they engage in the daily practice of living in Christian community.
Fri, 03 Jun 2016 20:08:15 +0000They provide quick money when banks do not, but they also target and trap the very poor; women lead prayers, preach sermons, and serve together at this all-female mosque—the first of its kind in the US; and a community church … More
Fri, 27 May 2016 20:27:26 +0000Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump want the support of evangelicals like Hispanic leader Rev. Sammy Rodriguez; sharing ministries require members to cover one another’s medical costs as they arise; and the JVC is celebrating 60 years of commitment to social … More
Fri, 20 May 2016 20:19:39 +0000Some say a controversial new state law justifies discrimination based on religious belief; a Catholic theologian argues that we have “moral proximity” to migrants and refugees on the other side of the world; the sacred sites in this quake-damaged South … More
Fri, 13 May 2016 22:07:11 +0000Donald Trump and the evangelical vote; frontier Mormons and control of the vast lands of the American West; and a dwindling Jewish community says goodbye to its historic synagogue on the Malabar Coast.