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Posted to Religious Diversity News on March 11, 2019
coalition of faith groups is showing up at the state capitol every Tuesday and taking on two big tasks: Pushing legislators for policy that reflects their values and trying to redefine the political voice of the faithful in Colorado. At the launch of Faithful Tuesdays in February, prayers from a Reform rabbi and a Unitarian pastor caused the heads of those gathered to bow, and short sermon-style speeches from a Catholic priest and an African Methodist Episcopal layperson echoed around the grand halls on th
Source: We the (faithful) People: A coalition of religious groups is pushing to redefine faith in Colorado politics – The Colorado Sun
Posted to Religious Diversity News on February 20, 2019
(RNS) — Indian and Hindu Kentuckians work with leaders across faith and cultural backgrounds to show a united front in the face of hate crime against Hindu temple in Louisville, Ky.
Source: After attack on Hindu community, Kentucky shows the way forward – Religion News Service
Posted to Religious Diversity News on January 28, 2019
By now, most political followers are aware that the 116th Congress is the most diverse in history. It includes the first Native American women — Sharice Davids, D-Kan., and Debra
Source: Although Congress is still overwhelmingly Christian, it is changing [faith & values] | Food + Living | lancasteronline.com
Posted to Religious Diversity News on January 3, 2019
(RNS) — Scholars, faith leaders, activists and other experts predict what changes the American and global religious landscapes will see after the New Year.
Source: What’s coming for religion in 2019? Here’s what the experts predict. – Religion News Service
Posted to Religious Diversity News on November 12, 2018
LANHAM, Md. (RNS) — Hindus have found a new reason to recommit themselves to vegetarianism: global warming.
Source: Why the Hindu spiritual tradition of vegetarianism is getting a fresh start – Religion News Service
Posted to Religious Diversity News on September 24, 2018
For 10 days, they sing, dance, chant and pray at the feet of Ganesh statues, then submerge them in water. The festival was once used to circumvent British rule.
Source: India’s Ganesh Festival: Mumbai Parties, Prays For Elephant-Headed God : NPR
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