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.
The Trump Administration’s Dangerous Attempt to Redefine Religious Liberty
12 Faith Leaders to Watch in 2017
Our Courts Matter for the Muslim Community
The Real Effect of Trump’s Muslim Ban
Hearing Faith Voices Raised Against Hyde
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.
Spirited and Faithful: An Interview with Rev. Marvin Ellison on the Role of Faith Leaders in the Reproductive Justice Movement
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.
The Obama administration’s new birth control rules are generous and strategically smart, but some opponents still aren’t happy.
Allowing corporate religious liberty to trump employees’ religious liberty can lead to a cascade of poor health outcomes for the nation.
Rep. Ryan needs to look toward Pope Francis’s teachings and the true state of poverty in America in order to effectively address the nation’s poverty crisis.
When you try living on $77 a week for food, transportation, and entertainment—the budget of a minimum-wage worker—spending on things that many take for granted requires tough choices and carries significant consequences.
When for-profit corporations get the same privileges that have historically been given to religious groups that feed the hungry and care for the sick, religion itself is cheapened and devalued.