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  • Justice Halim Dhanidina was recently elevated to California’s Courts of Appeal, making him the state’s most senior judge of Muslim faith. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent David Tereshchuk talks with Dhanidina about engaging with supporters and critics alike, and setting an … More

    January 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

  • America’s Foremost Muslim Judge                             By David Tereshchuk It wasn’t exactly a surprise for Halim Dhanidina to get a call in 2012 from California Governor Jerry Brown’s office saying he’d been picked to serve as a judge on the state’s Superior … More

    December 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

  • The friction between science and religion goes back centuries. While the conflict often lies in beliefs and research, the common ground between the two is sometimes left unexplored. Researchers dive deeper into this debate.

    October 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

  • As Humans – Hydration, Exercise, and clean eating are vital to our health and well-being. But what about religious practices like prayer and meditation? Dr. Andrew Newburg, Professor at the Marcus Institute of Integrative Health, Studies the interplay between religious … More

    September 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

  •   The number of prisons in the U.S. has exploded from nearly 500 in the 1970s to almost 2,000 today, becoming a source of business for the architects who design them. But some in the profession are urging fellow architects … More

    September 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

  • 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 – an almost 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