religion

Faith, Science and Climate Action talk comes to Alabama

Jun 26, 2019

(BIRMINGHAM, AL)-- Scientists and religious leaders are working together to call for action when it comes to climate change.

Faith, Science and Climate Action is a speaking tour traveling to the cities across the Southeast. The group will host a talk this evening at Birmingham’s Daniel Payne Center. Their goal is to bring the science and faith-based communities together in a region they say is one of the most affected by climate change.

StoryCorps

Harold English and his daughter Jennifer have a lot in common - from spirituality to personality traits, and a love for the ocean.

They sat down at StoryCorps to discuss these similarities. Harold tells Jennifer about surfing and how it helped form his new outlook on spirituality, and he reminisces about special moments when Jennifer was a baby...

Edited by Corey Carpenter

StoryCorps

In 2008, Andrea Mills lost her sister Brooke to cancer. Brooke cut off contact with her family because of differing beliefs, but she and Andrea reunited once she became ill. Andrea sits down with StoryCorps facilitator Vera Carothers to discuss her sisters last days and how those last days have impacted her life...    

Edited by Corey Carpenter

  

A group is questioning the role of religion inside the University of Mississippi football program, expressing concerns that a football chaplain is an inappropriate endorsement of religion by a public university.

The Clarion Ledger reports that The Freedom From Religion Foundation, a Madison, Wisconsin-based group that seeks separation between church and state, has sent a public records request to Ole Miss.

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Several groups are planning to push the Mobile County Commission to authorize the installation of atheist, Pagan and Universalist displays after authorizing a Christian one at Government Plaza.