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No justice, no peace: Why Catholic priests are kneeling with George...

Anna L. Peterson, University of Florida Two days after the Catholic bishop of El Paso, Mark Seitz, knelt with a dozen other priests in a...

Day of the Dead: From Aztec goddess worship to modern Mexican...

Kirby Farah, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Day of the Dead might sound like a solemn affair, but...

A new solution for America’s empty churches: A change of faith

Ashima Krishna, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York Over the past few decades, vacant and underutilized churches have become a familiar sight...

The truth about St. Patrick’s Day

James Farrelly, University of Dayton In 1997, my students and I traveled to Croagh Patrick, a mountain in County Mayo, as part of a study...

I dig through archives to unearth hidden stories from African-American history

Jane Landers, Vanderbilt University Many years ago, as a graduate student searching in the archives of Spanish Florida, I discovered the first “underground railroad” of...

Archbishop Oscar Romero was gunned down inside his own church 30...

Michael E. Lee, Fordham University On March 24, 1980, the archbishop of San Salvador was shot inside his own church in a deliberate, cold-blooded murder...

When Americans tried – and failed – to reunite Christianity

David Mislin, Temple University Five hundred years ago, Martin Luther, a German monk, initiated a split in Christianity that came to be known as the...

On Eid 2017, a peek into the lives of Puerto Rican...

Ken Chitwood, University of Florida For Juan, Ramadan is a balancing act. On the one hand is his religious faith and practice. On the other...

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