Multiple climate change indicators reached record high levels in 2020 and 2021, according to a World Meteorological Organization report. Sea level rise, ocean heat, ocean acidification and greenhouse gas concentrations reached record levels.
Six-in-10 U.S. synagogues from two major traditions within Judaism report that they are either growing or maintaining their membership levels, according to a Faith Communities Today report published on May 17.
Effective criminal justice reform must address mental illness as a contributing factor to incarceration and recidivism. This was the focus of a bipartisan Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in early 2016.
What should we do with public monuments and statues that are based on problematic interpretations of events handed down through generations? One scholar in Virginia is attempting to answer that question.
The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the prevalence of anxiety and depression by 25% worldwide, according to a World Health Organization report. This is one of several reports noting an increase in mental health challenges in recent years.
Catholic leaders in Israel issued a joint statement on May 16, condemning the violence that took place on May 13 during a funeral procession for Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh.
Echoes of mercy and whispers of love flowed as family, friends, colleagues, congregants, students and inspired younger ministers gathered in Greensboro, North Carolina, on May 14 to celebrate the impactful life of W. Randall Lolley.
Nearly one-in-five U.S. adults believe in the two central elements of “replacement theory,” according to a new report. U.S. evangelicals represent more than a third of those classified as “high conspiratorial thinkers.”
Museums provide insight into people and events that shaped our present-day realities. There’s no substitute, however, for talking to those who made history. Recently, I spoke with one of the Tuskegee Airman of World War II.
Religious organizations in Florida received the highest percentage of all charitable donations and the highest average amount given, a recent report found. This giving level mirrors national trends.
J. Daniel Day is pastor emeritus of the First Baptist Church (Salisbury St.) of Raleigh, North Carolina, and former senior professor of preaching and worship at Campbell University Divinity School.
Four in 10 Americans reported that they worry “a great deal” about “illegal immigration” in a recent Gallup survey. Several faith leaders offered their reaction and response to the findings.
The U.S. Department of Interior released on May 11 a report of its initial findings on the Federal Indian Boarding School System that operated from around 1819 to 1969. Religious organizations had significant involvement in the system.
A recent YouGov survey asked U.S. adults to share their views on the Supreme Court and polled respondents’ views on abortion. The findings track closely with two other surveys released last week.
Social media platforms are not doing enough to curb or counter climate change mis/disinformation, a recent Greenpeace report found. A recent UN report cited “the deliberate undermining of science” as a key issue in addressing environmental concerns.