For Women of Color, Family Shame Can Make Abortions Traumatic
In households where it's common to keep dating a secret, an unplanned pregnancy brings up many challenges.
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Christians Care About Climate Change If It's About Saving 'God's Creation'
A new study shows that climate change can be more of a Christian issue—if we speak their language.
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A Bishop Wants to Solve Gang Violence by Spraying Holy Water from a Helicopter
It seems like just another tone-deaf idea from a deeply troubled Church.
If Climate Change Makes You Feel Hopeless, Maybe Religion Can Help
People suffering from climate despair are turning to spiritual leaders. This is the advice they get.
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Holocaust Museum Slams Concentration Camp Comparisons
Surprise: Its chairman is a long-time Trump ally.
When a Binding Contract With God Means Staying Silent on Sexual Abuse
Evangelical megachurches are leaning on a favorite tool of corporations to protect themselves from liability in the MeToo era.
What Ramadan Is Like When You Have an Eating Disorder
It’s easier to starve myself without arousing suspicion when everyone around me is fasting.
Jesus Would Have Been Cool with Weed, Says 'Christian Cannabis' Pastor
Craig Gross launched a new website to have a conversation with other evangelicals about using pot.
This Mexican Town Celebrates Its Namesake Saint with Exploding Hammers
Despite several attempts to ban the practice and the handful of injuries it regularly causes, the tradition has carried on for 300 years.
When an Influential Pastor Becomes an #Influencer
A new Instagram account tracking the luxury clothes favored by celebrity pastors begs the question: What (and for whom) are they actually selling?
Meet Parvati, the Hindu Goddess of Love, Power, and Renewal
Parvati can embody many forms, each of which is worshipped as an individual goddess in her own right.
Fireworks and Pipe Bombs: How Greek Towns Celebrate Easter
On the island of Chios, rival parishes launch makeshift rockets at each other, while on Andros, iron pipes filled with gunpowder blow up right next to the Easter procession.