Pope 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.
Issue Brief As states and the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau debate payday lending regulation, both economics and faith illustrate the need for effective consumer protections.
Religious exemption laws would deny loving homes to vulnerable youth.
Overly broad state religious freedom restoration acts, or RFRAs, threaten true religious freedom and could have far-reaching negative consequences.
Under the guise of protecting religious freedom, states across the country are opening the door to discrimination by enacting misguided laws and policies.
Report Some of the world's oldest Christian communities are disappearing in the very lands where their faith was born. The status of Christians in the Middle East is an important sign of broader regional trends in religious freedom, pluralism, and tolerance.
Report An examination of the Islamophobia network’s efforts to spread misinformation and propaganda about Islam and American Muslims in the United States.
Religious leaders and faith-based activists are poised to make significant progress on a range of social justice issues this year.
It 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.
Pope 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.
Pope Francis teaches that education is a tool for developing individuals, communities, and the world in service of compassion and fairness, suggesting that a commitment to quality, accessible education for all is a crucial element of building a more just world.
Pope Francis has repeatedly highlighted the importance of work and his concern that the current economy values profit over people, urging people of faith and conscience to champion changes in business and the labor market that protect workers.
Marriage equality and women’s reproductive rights are now being seen for what they always were: issues of basic justice.
Sally Steenland interviews Rev. Marvin Ellison, a writer, educator, and advocate for reproductive rights, about his work to organize clergy for reproductive justice.
Pope Francis has been a strong proponent of civic engagement during his papacy, calling for his billions of followers—and inspiring other admirers—to consider their faith and values when working to build more just societies.