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President Obama Is Right to Visit Baltimore Mosque

Obama at mosqueAnti-Muslim bigotry runs counter to American values and threatens national security.

by Ken Gude | Tuesday, February 2, 2016

16 Faith Leaders to Watch in 2016

A reverend embraces a church member who is grieving.People of faith are leading the nation’s social justice landscape and working to deliver on long-held values of freedom, equality, and dignity for all.

by Claire Markham and Lauren Kokum | Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Climate Talks Must Heed the Call of Pope Francis and the Multifaith Movement

Pope Francis at United NationsAt the Paris climate talks, global leaders must heed the urgent call of multifaith activists, led by Pope Francis, for immediate action to protect all people and the planet.

by Myriam Alexander-Kearns and Claire Markham | Monday, November 30, 2015

Anti-Muslim Sentiment Is a Serious Threat to American Security

Muslim woman peace flag book_alt2 icon Report ISIS is following a clear and determined strategy to provoke an anti-Muslim backlash and ignite a clash of civilizations.

by Ken Gude | Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Standing Up Against Islamophobia

Muslim volunteers at soup kitchenIslamophobia is morally wrong and harmful to America’s security.

by Sally Steenland and Ken Gude | Thursday, November 19, 2015

Voting with Values That Work for All

Pope FrancisConservatives who profess faith, family, and values should follow Pope Francis’ lead and support principles that actually reflect the nation’s shared values.

by Lauren Kokum | Tuesday, October 13, 2015

The ‘Clock Kid’ Incident Is a Small Part of a Bigger Problem

Ahmed MohamedThe recent experience of Muslim American high school student Ahmed Mohamed sheds light on the much bigger issue of Islamophobia in the United States today.

by Sanam Malik | Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Pope Francis and Access to Justice

Pope Francis visit to the United StatesThe record number of federal court judicial vacancies contradicts Pope Francis’ call for better governance and a more just society.

by Anisha Singh and Claire Markham | Friday, September 18, 2015

Infographic: An Interfaith Call for Climate Action

Americans from diverse faith traditions are responding to the threat of climate change and working to protect the environment, its inhabitants, and its resources.

by Lauren Kokum | Thursday, June 25, 2015

The Francis Moment: A Moral Call to Action on Climate Change

Pope FrancisPope Francis has created an incredible moment of synergy for faith-based and environmental advocates to push for action to protect all people, as well as the planet.

by Claire Markham, Myriam Alexander-Kearns, Connor Hayes | Thursday, June 25, 2015

Infographic: RFRA Repercussions

Overly broad state religious freedom restoration acts, or RFRAs, threaten true religious freedom and could have far-reaching negative consequences.

by Donna Barry, Billy Corriher, Carolyn Davis, Chester Hawkins, Lauren Kokum, Sarah McBride | Thursday, May 7, 2015

State Religious Freedom Restoration Acts Threaten True Religious Liberty

Warwick SabinUnder the guise of protecting religious freedom, states across the country are opening the door to discrimination by enacting misguided laws and policies.

by Sally Steenland | Wednesday, April 1, 2015

15 Faith Leaders to Watch in 2015

Chicago Archbishop Blase CupichReligious leaders and faith-based activists are poised to make significant progress on a range of social justice issues this year.

by Claire Markham and Lauren Kokum | Thursday, January 22, 2015

3 Ways to Celebrate Religious Freedom Day

religious tolerance assemblyIt is important to mark the nation’s progress in achieving religious freedom for all Americans, but the United States must also note the distance it still has to go.

by Sally Steenland | Friday, January 16, 2015

Health Care that Heals

Pope FrancisPope Francis teaches that access to comprehensive health care, which acknowledges the dignity of the whole person at each stage of life, is necessary to build a more just world.

by Claire Markham | Thursday, October 30, 2014