Faith

Travel

A Real-Life Samaritan Leader Explains What It Means to Be a Good Samaritan

There are less than 1,000 Samaritans living in the world today. Community secretary Mabrook Ishaq is one of them. He told us his story.
Mabrook Ishaq
8.30.18
all natural

This Ex-Naturopath Is Speaking Out Against Her Former Profession

She was a licensed naturopath in two states, and is now is now one of the fields biggest critics.
Shayla Love
4.2.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

One weird trick to avoiding ACA insurance penalties: Pray

Christians objecting to government-mandated insurance can sign up for a "moral" healthcare alternative
Nigel Duara
3.31.18
Faith

I Will Die to Protect This Holy Well in the West Bank

The first-person story of Archimandrite Ioustinos, the guardian of Jacob's Well in the West Bank.
Archimandrite Ioustinos
3.22.18
Faith

I Died, Met God, and Came Back as a Roots Healer

The first-person story of Bishop Dickerson, one of the last roots workers in Mississippi.
Bishop Dickerson
2.2.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Some LGBT Mormons feel like outsiders in their own church

Same-sex marriage is threatening to tear the church apart.
Nigel Duara
1.5.18
Religion

How La Virgen de Guadalupe Became an Icon

On the anniversary of her first appearance, we look at the evolution of the symbol that has special resonance for Mexican people.
Ximena N. Larkin
12.12.17
LGBTQ

A New Website Aims to Tell You Which Churches Are Queer-Inclusive

Church Clarity is a crowdsourced database of churches nationwide, ranking them based on their acceptance of LGBTQ parishioners.
Xorje Olivares
10.27.17
ramadan

Fasting for Ramadan Isn't Supposed to Be Easy

Each year I find Ramadan to be an incredible struggle, and every year I end up fasting again.
Usman Ahmad
6.23.17
Religion

How It Feels to Lose Your Religion

We spoke to a former Jehovah's Witness, a Jew, and a Muslim about leaving their faith and community.
Ezekiel MacNevin
3.31.17
mental health

What Happens to Your Brain When You Stop Believing in God

It's like going off a drug.
Caroline Beaton
3.28.17
Religion

Is Harry Potter the Jesus of a New Generation?

Millions are giving the series a close read through a spiritual lens.
Caroline Thompson
1.6.17
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