A yard sign in support of "No Más Muertes/No More Deaths" is displayed in Tucson, Ariz., May 29, 2019. REUTERS/Caitlin O'Hara/File Photo

An Arizona jury on Wednesday found a human rights activist not guilty of harboring two migrants who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally, after the U.S. government prosecuted him for giving them food, water, and shelter in the desert.

Kimberly Winston 11-20-2019

Image via 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood' trailer 

The film also gets right Rogers’ deep belief in God and Junod’s persistent doubt. Junod was raised a Catholic but fell away from the church. For a while he attended a Presbyterian church, but now does not. He is still interested in the spiritual, he says, and a lot of that stems from his relationship with Rogers. This summer, as publicity for the movie was heating up, Junod recovered 70 emails he exchanged with Rogers from an old laptop, many of them about theology.

the Web Editors 11-15-2019

DACA arguments, the right’s “Judeo-Christian” fixation, being edited by Obama, and more.

Fran Quigley 11-15-2019

Rev. David W. Greene, Sr. speaking at a Medicaid demonstration on July 1, 2019. Photo Credit: Fran Quigley 

Indiana's governor changes course after pressure from local coalition. 

Protesters gather at the Supreme Court demanding DACA protections Nov. 11, 2019. Photo by Candace Sanders / Sojourners

“Because of that program, I was able to buy a home, get a job and pursue a career,” Leezia Dhalla, who came to the U.S. with her family in 1996, at the age of six, said in an interview. Dhalla, who was among thousands of DACA supporters rallying outside the Supreme Court, said her family became undocumented because a lawyer mishandled their paperwork.

Candace Sanders 11-12-2019

Image via Candace Sanders/Sojourners 

The DACA oral arguments drew thousands of protesters, DACA recipients, faith leaders, and organizers to the steps of the Supreme Court.

Wolf Gruner 11-08-2019

Image via Wikimedia Commons/ Bundesarchiv, Bild 

Every November, communities around the world hold remembrances on the anniversary of the Nazis’ brutal assault on the Jews during “Kristallnacht.” Also known as “the Night of Broken Glass,” it’s one of the most closely scrutinized events in the history of Nazi Germany. 

the Web Editors 11-08-2019

“The Good Place,” “Eat the Rich,” Moses Speaks Spanglish, and more.

Patrick Murphy. Illustration by Miguel Gutierrez Jr./The Texas Tribune

Patrick Murphy's execution was again halted Thursday because Texas death row inmates' final access to spiritual advisors of their faith differs for Christians and Buddhists. Murphy, a 58-year-old Buddhist, is one of two surviving members of the infamous "Texas Seven," a group of escaped prisoners who committed multiple robberies and killed a police officer near Dallas in 2000 during more than a month on the run. Four others have already been executed, one killed himself when police caught up to them in Colorado, and one other remains on death row with Murphy.

Sam Cabral 11-07-2019

March for DACA and TPS protest in Battery Park New York City in October 2019. strgaphoto / Shutterstock.com

Several top diplomats repeatedly warned of the consequences of rescinding legal protections for immigrants from El Salvador, Honduras, and Haiti, but the Trump administration ignored them, according to a report out Thursday from the Democratic staff of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

Sara Wilson 11-07-2019

“We have seen many reported examples of abuse within our private prison population,” Cardin said at a briefing on private prisons. “We know that there are problems there, but we don’t have the information we need because they are exempt from the same requirements prisons run by the government need to comply with.” 

People make their way through heavy smog on an extremely polluted day with red alert issued, in Shengfang, Hebei province, China Dec. 19, 2016. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj/File Photo

The Trump administration has formally notified the United Nations that it will withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement, the first formal step in a one-year process to exit the global pact to fight climate change, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo confirmed on Monday.

Andrew J. Wight 11-04-2019

Brazilian indigenous leaders proceed out of Saint Peter's Basilica after the closing mass of the Amazon synod on Oct. 27, 2019. Credit: Andrew J Wight

Indigenous women from Amazon basin nations spoke with high-level clergy at the Amazon Synod. 

Rishika Pardikar 10-25-2019

In the last few weeks of August 2019, women in Mexico City joined the 'revolución diamantina’ (glitter revolution), expressing their anger over institutionalized violence against women. Armed with pink glitter, the protesters rallied in the streets, chanting,“They don’t protect us, they rape us.”

the Web Editors 10-25-2019

Astrology among Millennials, national reconciliation in Rwanda and South Africa, impeachment, and more.


Negative social attitudes, such as racism and discrimination, damage the health of those who are targeted by triggering a cascade of aberrant biological responses, including abnormal gene activity. 

the Web Editors 10-18-2019

An interfaith friendship 800 years ago, civil disobedience for refugees, the truth question, and more.

Elijah Cummings (D-MD) addresses a National Press Club luncheon in Washington, D.C., Aug. 7, 2019. REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert

The Maryland Democrat was first elected to office in 1996.

Candace Sanders 10-16-2019

On Oct.15, faith leaders, human rights groups, refugees, and the former Assistant Secretary of State Anne C. Richard came together to hold a major action on Capitol Hill in protest of the current administration's 80 percent cut to the refugee admissions program.