In the aftermath of the worst mass shooting in modern US history, BRANDON AMBROSINO, in an article first published on Religion News Service, responds to those who say prayer doesn't work and says cries of "don't pray, act" fundamentally misunderstand the relationship between prayer and real-world action...

In an article first published on The Conversation, JOANNE M PIERCE, professor of Religious Studies at College of the Holy Cross in the US, says allowing local variations in Roman Catholic liturgical practices has a long history...

Against the backdrop of a controversy which has see US President Donald Trump among those criticising NFL players for kneeling during the US national anthem as a means of protest, THOMAS REESE, in an article first published on Religion News Service, looks at the different meanings kneeling can have...

In an article first published on The Conversation, JESSICA GERRARD, of the University of Melbourne, reports on the findings of her research looking at those who sell The Big Issue ...

Sight contributor BRUCE C WEARNE argues that the yes/no debate over same-sex marriage fails to address the "deep problems" at the heart of the Australian political system...

As the world marks 50 years since the so-called 'Summer of Love', US academic  LARRY ESKRIDGE, of Wheaton College in the US state of Illinois, writes, in article first published on The Conversation, about the origins and impact of the Jesus People movement...

Noting Jesus' call to stand with those on the margins, NILS VON KALM says it's time we engaged in a greater way with the plight of the Palestinian Christians...

Twenty years after the death of Princess Diana in Paris, MAL FLETCHER looks at the impact her passing has had on Britain...

Against the backdrop of unprecedented flooding in southern Texas in the wake of former Hurricane Harvey, JACOB LUPFER, a contributing editor at Religion News Service, says now is the time to put aside criticism and love our neighbour...

US Christian author SHANE CLAIBORNE, in an article first published on Religion News Service, looks at how white supremacist groups corrupt the message of the Gospel...

MOSES MUKITALE, of World Vision UK, says the situation facing South Sudanese children forced to flee their homes to neighbouring countries like Uganda demands a greater response from the international community right now...

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