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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.
Fri, 06 May 2016 20:15:04 +0000Religious arbitration is replacing settlement of disputes in courts of law; Christian filmmakers have growing success with low-budget, big-screen features marketed through churches; and on Yom HaShoah visitors to the US Holocaust Memorial Museum recite the names of those who … More
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 19:49:16 +0000Christians and Muslims share a meal together in an effort to overcome hate speech; scientists and theologians ponder the meaning of life on other planets; and a survivor shares her life story with a group of young Jewish girls.
Fri, 22 Apr 2016 20:55:16 +0000We seem to be hopelessly hooked on our digital devices; the husband of a well-known NPR host, after experiencing a long battle with Parkinson’s disease, asks his doctor to help him die; preparing for Passover includes getting rid of yeast or leaven … More
Fri, 15 Apr 2016 20:53:14 +0000The debate over deportation and immigration reform gets played out from the border to the Supreme Court; and an Episcopal church in Richmond, Virginia offers a more open, more mystical experience of God.
Fri, 08 Apr 2016 21:16:58 +0000A new papal exhortation called “The Joy of Love” tries to “see the grace in people’s lives”; Religious leaders are working to foster empathy and forgiveness among the survivors of shooting victims; The ushers at Hemingway Memorial AME Church in … More
Fri, 01 Apr 2016 17:20:37 +0000Faith groups and religious leaders try to defeat the city’s gun violence crisis; a former US senator questions whether religion has any place in politics.
Fri, 25 Mar 2016 20:28:38 +0000The American Israel Public Affairs Committee is always a key stop for presidential candidates; does the Affordable Care Act burden the free exercise of religion; and they represent rebirth and the gladness of the resurrection.
Fri, 18 Mar 2016 18:36:17 +0000As the US and Cuba restore diplomatic ties, is the Cuban government also becoming less hostile to religion and the church; a charity is restoring disabled people’s mobility and sense of dignity—free of charge; and we travel to New Mexico … More
Fri, 11 Mar 2016 21:38:29 +0000The Catholic Church under Pope Francis may be open to reform on divorce, contraceptives, and marriage; the spiritual leader of the world’s Ismaili Muslims wants to end poverty, encourage peace, and foster religious understanding.
Fri, 04 Mar 2016 21:14:10 +0000Combat veterans are coming home from our recent wars with deep moral injuries as well as physical wounds; when these Benedictine sisters are not praying for the world, they are working their 300-acre Colorado cattle ranch; and the days before … More