Maggie Phillips is a freelance writer and former Tablet Journalism Fellow.
For the first time in almost 50 years, the Beltway landmark opens its doors to those who are not members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
In North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, Muslim refugees from Afghanistan find a place to feel safe—and to pray
Tensions between Russia and Ukraine reach Orthodox churches in the United States
Beneath the family drama and absurdist comedy, ‘The Righteous Gemstones’ brings a megachurch to prime time—with a measure of respect for its faith
It’s not just a strange American holiday, or the inspiration for a great movie
Using community and spirituality to combat racism, in the spirit of Martin Luther King Jr.
Sunday Assembly celebrates its religion-free winter holiday with songs, rituals, and hopes for the coming year
Virginia’s recent gubernatorial election put a spotlight on the community, and how its political leanings are being shaped
Their religion emphasizes the power of prayer over human-made medicine, but it also leaves adherents free to make individual decisions about vaccinations
Witches and warlocks—and curious outsiders—gather in Salem to share a wordless meal
At the center of debates about parental control and home-schooling is a nearly 50-year-old Supreme Court ruling about the Amish
The Catholic smartphone app Hallow has found a way to appeal to the nonreligious—and investors
How St. Michael went beyond his religious roots to become a military icon
In the wake of vandalism and assaults, religious leaders draw on their own history, as well as alliances with other denominations
When the pandemic made unannounced home visits untenable, Jehovah’s Witnesses stopped knocking on doors and started writing letters instead
The Rev. Troy Perry founded the Metropolitan Community Church more than 50 years ago. While the demographics have shifted and the challenges have evolved, Perry and the church are still on a mission to serve LGBTQ congregants around the world.
As Juneteenth commemorates emancipation from slavery, the African Methodist Episcopal Church honors its long-standing connection to Black Americans’ struggle for freedom—and the history that has often remained hidden
With his newsletter, David French pushes his fellow believers to think beyond the usual political boundaries, while explaining to outsiders what his community is thinking
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