Tag: protests

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    Religious leaders in North Carolina are being arrested in growing numbers to protest new laws they say adversely affect the poor, the aging, and children. “There is great biblical precedent for people being arrested,” says Rev. Richard Edens. “It’s a great heritage to be a part of.” More

    August 23, 2013 | Comments

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    We discuss the major religion and ethics stories of the past year in the U.S. and abroad with Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne, Religion News Service editor Kevin Eckstrom and Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly managing editor Kim Lawton. More

    December 23, 2011 | Comments

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    “We are here to provide a religious presence. We are here to listen to people, to hear what’s on their hearts. And we’re here to pray with people…because people are in crisis and that’s why we are all here.” says protest chaplain Erica Richmond. More

    October 28, 2011 | Comments

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    Watch excerpts of interviews with people of faith who are supporting the Occupy Wall Street protests. More

    October 28, 2011 | Comments

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    “Something is changing,” says an Israeli sociologist, “and I don’t know, but I think it will come here. It’s very difficult to believe the whole Arab world will be in riots and Jerusalem and West Bank are going to be quiet.” More

    March 25, 2011 | Comments

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    As states wrestle over workers’ rights, union organizing, and difficult budget and deficit debates, what do religious leaders and organizations have to say? More

    February 25, 2011 | Comments

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    “Many people are hoping there will be a more pluralistic government that will embrace the Christian Copts,” says Qamar-ul Huda, a senior program officer at the US Institute of Peace. More

    February 4, 2011 | Comments

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    “This isn’t about bigotry. This isn’t about religious persecution. This really is about sensitivity and a profound sense of loss,” says Fordham University Law School professor Thane Rosenbaum. More

    September 3, 2010 | Comments

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    Read analysis and commentary on the Buddhist protests in Burma by Patrick Pranke and Donald Mitchell.

    September 28, 2007 | Comments