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  • By David Tereshchuk Imagine you’re an architect. Your assignment? To design a prison.   Heaven knows, you’re needed. The boom in American prison-construction – a more-than-four-fold growth from 500 to nearly 2000 facilities since the 1970s – has become a … More

    September 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

  • For centuries, churches have served as gathering places for communities around the world. Now worshippers are also gathering in a digital space. Here’s a look at how an innovative church is connecting people in the 21st century.

    September 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

  • How would Brett Kavanaugh rule in Supreme Court religion cases? By Mark Silk If Brett Kavanaugh is confirmed to replace Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court, there is every reason to think that the court will become more accommodating to … More

    August 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

  • After seeing Merton: A Film Biography on Thirteen, James Martin left his career in corporate American to become a Jesuit Priest. Today, Father Martin credits the program for helping him find his true calling.  

    August 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

  • By Mark Silk, Contributing Editor, RNS Since taking office five years ago, Pope Francis has carried the torch for progressive Catholic reform. His modest lifestyle and commitment to “a poor Church for the poor,” his emphasis on mercy, and his … More

    August 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

  • Suicide Attempt Survivors – Out of the Shadows                                          by David Tereshchuk “I’m sorry. I just can’t. If I appear in public and say honestly what happened with me – who knows what the fall-out may be.” Such has been … More

    July 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

  •   The Rev. Jacqui Lewis, a senior minister at Middle Collegiate Church and co-founder of The Middle Project, is working to use religion to talk about issues of race, gender and equality. Joining her in this approach is a Muslim … More

    July 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

  • Otis Moss III grew up in a preacher’s household where he was inspired, at an early age, by the tradition of storytelling. From scripture to superheroes, Moss talks about how storytelling became the way to know “who we are and … More

    July 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

  • Linda Sarsour seeks to be an uncomfortable leader, challenging people’s ideas of women, mothers and Muslims. Fierce, fearless, and outspoken, she’s never known to back down from injustice. Linda talks about how her faith moves her in building intersectional movements, … More

    July 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

  • Best-selling author Brian McLaren grew up as a Christian fundamentalist where rock and roll was the devil. His religious journey led him to confront issues of social and racial justice. Brian talks about the corrupting force of racism in evangelical … More

    July 19, 2018 | 0 Comments