Shahrbanoo Sadat in Kabul: Forever young and ardent

by Judith Kelly When the Taliban entered Kabul on August 15, I searched for news about Shahrbanoo Sadat, a young filmmaker I had met during a Voices for Creative Nonviolence delegation in 2011. At first I found nothing, but two days later I read an agonizing online interview in The Hollywood Reporter. Shahrbanoo would only … Continue reading Shahrbanoo Sadat in Kabul: Forever young and ardent

The Virgin Mary returns as an icon for pop stars and social justice warriors

(RNS - Whitney Bauck) — Lil Nas X, Bad Bunny and Princess Nokia all work their spirituality into their music, but you’re not likely to think of them as virginal. They are nonetheless helping to spread a craze for Mary, mother of Jesus, wearing designer Brenda Equihua’s splashy coats made from San Marcos: blankets found … Continue reading The Virgin Mary returns as an icon for pop stars and social justice warriors