A group of congressmembers are calling on the United States to suspend all military aid to Honduras until the country addresses its gross human rights violations
A former Honduran soldier says murdered environmentalist Berta Cáceres appeared on a hit list distributed to U.S.-trained special forces in Honduras months before she was assassinated.
Polynesians from Hawaii spent days putting together this touching tribute for the 49 victims who lost their lives at the Pulse nightclub. They then flew to Orlando to display the “Lei of Aloha.”
Modern Muslim societies condemn and shame homosexuality. In most Islamic countries, Muslims cannot come out as gay without risking stigma and bodily harm. It is, however, important to point out how recent this homophobia is. For much of history, Muslim societies have been incredibly permissive of same-sex love.
Multifaith leaders from across the country come together to mourn, pray, and organize after the mass shooting in Orlando. Click to view moving videos and to sign a statement of support for the Latinx LGBTQ community and others affected by the shooting.
The Temple of Understanding stands with Parliament of the World’s Religions in grief and anger. To the friends, families, and neighbors of the victims in Orlando: We, the global community of the Parliament of the World’s Religions, are with you.
The Islamic Farming project combines a rich Islamic tradition of innovative agriculture and conservation techniques with Islam’s core environmental principles to improve food sovereignty, livelihood opportunities, and the increased learning and participation of women in this sector in Kenya, East Africa.
Faith community action plans, which include things like pledges to develop microcredit programs for the poor, increase access to education, plant trees, invest in clean energy, and establish green pilgrimages, are being welcomed by officials from the United Nations.
The first World Humanitarian Summit on 23-24 May 2016 in Istanbul convened 9000 participants from 173 Member States, including 55 Heads of State and Government, hundreds of private sector representatives, and thousands of people from civil society and non- governmental organizations. The United Nations in its 70 years has never come together at this scale, with this many different stakeholders, to discuss the pressing challenges that are resulting in so much suffering today.
If you sign up for the social media Thunderclap, on June 12 we will all post this one-time message simultaneously: “Millions of people need 1.5°C to stay alive. Today, faiths around the world say protect our #SacredEarth2016.”