American Values Religious Voices: 100 Days. 100 Letters. has brought together a diverse group of scholars to write letters to President Trump and his administration
Refugees assume serious risks in trying to reach safety. At the same time, fears arise in European countries concerning the stability of societies and their ‘way of life’. These fears are increasingly used and manipulated by populist, nationalist political movements stoking the fire of insecurity and xenophobia. The so-called refugee crisis is treated as a security issue rather than a humanitarian one, and this has to be challenged; this is preventing progress gives reason to the fear people have, as real needs are not met, writes the Luntern Conference of the World Council of Churches.
The Bhumi Project is an international Hindu response to the environmental challenges facing our planet. It is facilitated by the Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies in partnership with the Alliance of Religions and Conservation. Here, the Bhumi Project responds to Pope Francis’ recent encyclical on Climate Change.
Using a twisted version of Islam, the militant group Islamic State, or ISIS, has pushed online campaigns to attract youth to its bloody crusade in Syria and Iraq.
Proposed bill inflames Myanmar’s religious rights debate
Typhoon in the Philippines: People of faith respond
Religions for the Earth Conference
This September, more than 200 religious and spiritual leaders of diverse traditions from all corners of the globe will convene at Union Theological Seminary in New York for a dialogue about spirituality and faith based action on climate change.
The news about three women who were kept prisoners in a London home has gone around the world. It drew attention to the problem of slavery and trafficking in persons.