President Donald Trump has undone or renegotiated many of his predecessor’s environmentally friendly policies, removing climate change research from government websites and pulling out of the Paris climate agreement. Religiously inspired environmental activists have emerged as some of his loudest critics.
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The Massachusetts Communities Action Network is a network of faith communities throughout the state that works for social justice and is participating in the sanctuary movement through PICO. Janine Carreiro-Young is deputy director.
Sanctuary Not Deportation is a national umbrella organization dedicated to organizing local faith communities in the new sanctuary movement.
Sanctuary DMV is a network of congregations that protects immigrants and targeted communities in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. Its website contains resources and toolkits related to the sanctuary movement. Contact the network through this form.
The New Sanctuary Movement of Philadelphia is a coalition of about 20 groups, including churches, synagogues and ministries, that provide sanctuary and support to immigrants in the Philadelphia area. Peter Pedemonti is the group’s co-founder and director.
Parity is is a faith-based LGBTQ-focused organization based in New York, N.Y. that advocates for and supports queer-positive religious persons. With its roots in the Presbyterian tradition, Parity is now an interfaith organization. Rev. Marian Edwards-Allen is the executive director.
Anthony J. Moretti is an associate professor of communication at Robert Morris University in Moon Township, Pa. He wrote a chapter on religion and the modern Olympics for the book Sport and Religion in the Twenty-First Century, edited by Brad Schultz and Mary Lou Sheffer. Moretti’s chapter looks both at world religions at the Olympic Games and the […]
Is there something intrinsically spiritual or religious in motherhood? In the feminine? How might this be a bridge between different faiths?