Politics & Society NewsYonat Shimron - Religion News ServiceAugust 08, 2019
The activists, known as the Kings Bay Plowshares 7, are charged with three felonies and a misdemeanor and face up to 25 years in prison each for trespassing on the U.S. Navy base that houses six Trident submarines carrying hundreds of nuclear weapons.
Faith NewsYonat Shimron - Religion News ServiceAugust 01, 2019
For the first time in its 82-year history, Miracle Hill Ministries will allow Catholics to serve as volunteers and employees in its vast network of homeless shelters, thrift stores and drug-recovery programs and as parents to foster children in its government-funded foster care agency.
Faith DispatchesYonat Shimron - Religion News ServiceJune 14, 2019
At a new residential complex in North Carolina, graduate students and adults with developmental disabilities share living quarters and meet in prayer.
Politics & Society NewsYonat Shimron - Religion News ServiceApril 05, 2019
The local sheriff said the fire may have been intentionally set, after a “symbol connected to the white power movement” was found spray-painted in the parking lot. On April 4, FBI Director Christopher Wray testified before Congress that white supremacy is a “persistent, pervasive threat” to U.S.
Faith NewsYonat Shimron - Religion News ServiceMarch 06, 2019
There is a growing awareness about solitary confinement, a practice affecting 60,000 to 100,000 people in U.S. prisons.
Faith NewsYonat Shimron - Religion News ServiceFebruary 26, 2019
“It’s a pretty common belief here in the South that Catholics are not Christian.”
Politics & Society NewsYonat Shimron - Religion News ServiceNovember 30, 2018
After his arrest, Oliver-Bruno was moved from North Carolina to an ICE detention facility in Lumpkin Ga., and then to Brownsville, Texas, on Thursday.
Faith NewsYonat Shimron - Religion News ServiceOctober 05, 2018
Earlier this year Barber resurrected the Poor People’s Campaign, first organized by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
Politics & Society NewsYonat Shimron - Religion News ServiceOctober 05, 2018
The leaders take their inspiration from the biblical prophets who admonished leaders for policies that harmed the poor at the expense of the wealthy.
Faith NewsYonat Shimron - Religion News ServiceSeptember 27, 2018
The dioceses of Washington, D.C.; St. Louis; Seattle; St. Petersburg, Fla.; and Richmond, Va., are planning or have already held services focused on repentance and atonement.