Paul Raushenbush
- July 13, 2021
"It’s not about accepting other’s beliefs and pushing your own away - it is about being respectful, while still having the freedom to express your beliefs"
Shauna Morin
article - July 12, 2021
La siguiente entrevista presenta a Anthony Cruz Pantojas, copresidente de la Alianza Humanista Latinx, afiliada de la Asociación Humanista Americana. La entrevista fue realizada por Shauna Morin para IFYC; ha sido editada y resumida por motivos de claridad.
Kathryn Post
- July 1, 2021
“Dr. Fauci embodies humanist values, including his steadfast commitment to science, his demonstrated empathy and compassion for others and his overall direct approach,” AHA Executive Director Roy Speckhardt told Religion News Service in an interview.
 Janett I. Cordovés
- June 28, 2021
The following interview features Berto Aguayo, executive director and co-founder of Increase the Peace, a Chicago-based organization that tackles the root causes of violence through leadership development and community organizing.
John Seewer
- June 28, 2021
While their religious beliefs don’t forbid them to get vaccines, the Amish are generally less likely to be vaccinated for preventable diseases such as measles and whooping cough. Though vaccine acceptance varies by church district, the Amish often rely on family tradition and advice from church leaders, and a core part of their Christian faith is accepting God’s will in times of illness or death.
Carrie Antlfinger
article - June 17, 2021
Members of Black communities across the U.S. have disproportionately fallen sick or died from the virus, so some church leaders are using their influence and trusted reputations to fight back by preaching from the pulpit.
Shauna Morin
article - June 8, 2021
The following interview features Imam Makram El-Amin, who has led the Masjid An-Nur (Mosque of Light) in Minneapolis for 25 years and serves as executive director of Al-Maa’uun, the mosque’s community outreach organization.
Shauna Morin
article - June 7, 2021
The following interview features Anthony Cruz Pantojas, co-chair of the Latinx Humanist Alliance, an affiliate of the American Humanist Association.
Shauna Morin
article - June 7, 2021
The following interview features Micah Fries, director of programs at the Multi-Faith Neighbors Network and director of engagement at GlocalNet.
This page functions as a consistently updated resource containing vaccine information, faith-based vaccine updates, and stories of leaders at the forefront of vaccine education and access.
Silma Suba
- April 22, 2021
A new survey conducted by the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) and Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC) found that faith-based approaches can move many vaccine-hesitant communities toward acceptance.
Monique Deal Barlow
article - April 2, 2021
Some evangelicals have even linked coronavirus vaccinations to the “mark of the beast” – a symbol of submission to the Antichrist found in biblical prophecies, Revelation 13:18.
David Crary and Mariam Fam
- March 31, 2021
"A lot of people are really excited," said Sheikh Adam Jamal, assistant imam. "There's people, seniors, who probably have been doing taraweeh (at a mosque) every year since they were young... They've missed it for a year—that was just devastating."
Julie Schonfeld
article - March 24, 2021
It’s well-known faith leaders can change minds about public health measures.
Danica Kirka
article - March 23, 2021
In Luton, the Sikh community decided the best way to celebrate the upcoming holy festival of Vaisakhi was with a vaccination clinic, which embodies the faith's principles of equality, justice and service.
Jack Jenkins and Adelle M. Banks
article - March 23, 2021
It was a joyous scene organizers said would repeat throughout the day on Thursday (March 18) at Union Temple, where Wilson was one of roughly 100 people scheduled to be vaccinated against the novel coronavirus.
Adelle M. Banks
article - March 18, 2021
Melissa Rogers, executive director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, spoke about the Biden administration's support of alliances of government and faith groups to expand public information about the vaccines.
Melissa Rogers
article - March 17, 2021
Many clergy are emphasizing that receiving the COVID-19 vaccination is a way of loving your neighbor, a common theological principle.
Silma Suba
article - March 3, 2021
According to The Washington Post, hundreds and thousands of vaccine-questioning posts by social media users are targeting Christians with misinformation.
Lev and Sivan Kotler-Berkowitz
article - July 14, 2021
Sivan and I feel that it is crucial to work for increased vaccination rates, particularly with more transmissible and potentially more deadly variants emerging across the country and throughout the world.
Dominique Grate
article - July 14, 2021
We made calls to friends, disseminated flyers, engaged in social media marketing, partnered with faith-based communities, and engaged the local health department to encourage members of our community to come to our upcoming clinic and get vaccinated.
Paul Raushenbush
- July 13, 2021
"It’s not about accepting other’s beliefs and pushing your own away - it is about being respectful, while still having the freedom to express your beliefs"
Shauna Morin
article - July 12, 2021
La siguiente entrevista presenta a Anthony Cruz Pantojas, copresidente de la Alianza Humanista Latinx, afiliada de la Asociación Humanista Americana. La entrevista fue realizada por Shauna Morin para IFYC; ha sido editada y resumida por motivos de claridad.
Kathryn Post
- July 1, 2021
“Dr. Fauci embodies humanist values, including his steadfast commitment to science, his demonstrated empathy and compassion for others and his overall direct approach,” AHA Executive Director Roy Speckhardt told Religion News Service in an interview.
 Janett I. Cordovés
- June 28, 2021
The following interview features Berto Aguayo, executive director and co-founder of Increase the Peace, a Chicago-based organization that tackles the root causes of violence through leadership development and community organizing.
Shauna Morin
article - June 8, 2021
The following interview features Imam Makram El-Amin, who has led the Masjid An-Nur (Mosque of Light) in Minneapolis for 25 years and serves as executive director of Al-Maa’uun, the mosque’s community outreach organization.
Shauna Morin
article - June 7, 2021
The following interview features Anthony Cruz Pantojas, co-chair of the Latinx Humanist Alliance, an affiliate of the American Humanist Association.
Shauna Morin
article - June 7, 2021
The following interview features Micah Fries, director of programs at the Multi-Faith Neighbors Network and director of engagement at GlocalNet.
Shauna Morin
article - May 26, 2021
In March 2021, IFYC and PRRI released findings from a recent survey on religion and the COVID-19 vaccine. The study revealed that, among Black Protestants, attending religious services is positively correlated with vaccine acceptance.
Emily McFarlan Miller
article - May 20, 2021
Written in epidemiologist Emily Smith’s friendly, informational voice, the Facebook page has grown to more than 96,000 followers.
Laura Bohorquez
article - May 11, 2021
A través de mi experiencia, sé que las familias hispanas han sido gravemente, y desproporcionadamente, afectadas por la pandemia, y los datos de la Encuesta sobre Diversidad Religiosa y Vacunas de 2021 de PRRI-IFYC lo corroboran.
Laura Bohorquez
article - May 11, 2021
From experience, I know that Hispanic families had been greatly, and disproportionately affected by the pandemic, and survey data from the 2021 PRRI-IFYC Religious Diversity and Vaccine Survey corroborates this.
Nour Akhras
article - April 9, 2021
"In the Qur’an, God – Exalted Be He – proclaims that we should ask the people endowed with knowledge…All the experts are saying the same thing: please get vaccinated and do it now."
Luis Andres Henao, David Crary, and Mariam Fam
- March 15, 2021
The pandemic, Johnson said, "has called us to rethink and re-imagine what our philosophy of ministering really is in the age of COVID." 
Brigid Flaherty
article - March 1, 2021
Besides any role models we find in our beautiful faith traditions, we serve as inspirations to one another. I firmly believe we can support our neighbors by stepping up to do our part in the fight against Covid-19.
Julie Schonfeld
article - February 10, 2021
This week Schonfeld talks with Rabbi Elliot Dorff, rector and Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the American Jewish University in Los Angeles. Dorff is a theologian and ethicist specializing in medical ethics.
Isabel Debre
article - February 10, 2021
Kandhari said many front-line medical workers who failed to get vaccinated elsewhere due to shortages and new age restrictions were lining up for shots Monday in the temple’s parking garage.
Kirsten Grieshaber and Philipp Jenne
article - January 28, 2021
While the event took place on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, vaccinations were not limited to survivors of the Shoah. All Jews in the area older than 85 were eligible to receive them during the special tribute drive.
Sara Al-Zubi
article - January 27, 2021
The return to my Sajjāda (prayer mat)— 5 times a day—- brings me serenity. When my forehead kisses the ground, I am centered. In a world of ambiguity, in a world of pain, and in a world of COVID, my prayers are my certainty.
Julie Schonfeld
article - January 22, 2021
To explore what American clergy are doing to support the vaccine effort, Rabbi Julie Schonfeld interviewed a series of faith leaders about their tradition's views on public health & vaccination & asked what they are doing in the vaccination effort.
Silma Suba
article - January 12, 2021
The arrival of the vaccine has brought new hope to healthcare workers around the nation, who were feeling overwhelmed at work as they witnessed increasing COVID-19 deaths from the third surge of the pandemic.