Public Health

John Cusack Apologizes for Anti-Semitic Tweet, Blames a ‘Bot’

The actor said “A bot got me- I thought I was endorsing a pro Palestinian justice retweet” On Monday, . To make matters...

Christians in China are Imprisoned for Memorizing the Bible

“They can’t take what’s hidden in your heart” An American pastor made the journey to China for training faith leaders who were dealing...

Church World Service hosts Ration Challenge around World Refugee Day

(RNS) — The Rev. Trina Bose North didn’t have a lot of ingredients to work with for a recent dinner party: lentils, chickpeas,...

Trump Officially Repeals Only Federal Mandate To Combat Climate Change, Lower Coal Plant Emissions

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration on Wednesday officially replaced the only federal program designed to combat climate change by lowering carbon dioxide emissions...

Why Christians must support religious freedom for everyone

(RNS) — The fundamental human right of religious freedom is under attack around the globe today like never before. While this disturbing trend...

Atheist ashram on Lord Krishna’s home turf roils India’s Hindu nationalists

VRINDAVAN, India (RNS) — In this major pilgrimage center for the Hare Krishna movement, Purnendu Goswami survives as a rare atheist. Goswami, 44, runs...

Nitrates in Tap Water: What Parents Need to Know | Children’s Health Initiative

A new EWG study published in Environmental Research found that nitrate, one of the most common contaminants of drinking water, may cause up...

Synod of bishops to discuss ordaining married men

(RNS)  — The synod of bishops on the Amazon, which will meet in Rome this October, will discuss the possibility of ordaining married...

Bipartisan Bill To Protect Californians From Toxic Jewelry Clears Key Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – On Tuesday, bipartisan legislation to protect Californians, especially children, from jewelry tainted with highly toxic heavy metals sailed through a key...

Bipartisan PFAS Package Clears Key Senate Committee

WASHINGTON – A key Senate committee today approved a bipartisan proposal to expand dramatically government efforts to monitor the scope of the PFAS contamination...