The sacred work of white discomfort

(RNS) — In Florida, a state Senate committee wants to make it illegal to cause discomfort to white people. This bill, which reads like a scene from the novel...

Thich Nhat Hanh, who worked for decades to teach mindfulness, approached death in that...

(The Conversation) — Thich Nhat Hanh, the monk who popularized mindfulness in the West, died in the Tu Hieu Temple in Hue, Vietnam, on Jan. 21, 2022. He was...

UN chief decries antisemitism, urges stand against hatred

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres decried the resurgence of antisemitism in comments Tuesday night at a service commemorating victims of the Nazi Holocaust, and he urged people...

Princess Diana contemplated converting to Islam, says ex-royal photographer

(RNS) — Princess Diana discussed Islam and interfaith marriage with a member of her entourage before her death. In a recent article for People magazine, Anwar Hussein, a photographer...

Atheists find community on YouTube — and in person

(RNS) — One day in March of this year, Owen Morgan walked into a Walmart in Kentucky for a quick stop at the store’s newspaper rack. Wearing a mask...

Rastafari want more legal marijuana for freedom of worship

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Mosiyah Tafari banged on drums and chanted psalms with other Rastafari in a ballroom where the smoke of frankincense mixed with the fragrant smell of...