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Christian leaders meet with White House to advocate for social programs, voting rights

By Jack Jenkins — September 22, 2021

(RNS) — ‘Those who have benefited the most should contribute to the common good of society and invest in the most vulnerable,’ the faith leaders said in a letter.

Health experts, faith leaders and White House target the ‘movable’ on vaccines

By Adelle M. Banks — May 27, 2021

(RNS) — ‘We would not be where we are without your help and we won’t be able to cross the finish line without you,’ said White House official Melissa Rogers.

Biden White House officials hold first meeting with atheist, secular groups

By Adelle M. Banks — May 17, 2021

(RNS) — The May 14 meeting followed previous meetings representatives of the secular community had with the Obama administration in 2010 and 2013.

Obama faith adviser accuses Trump counterpart of laying spiritual groundwork for Capitol insurrection

By Jack Jenkins, Adelle M. Banks — April 22, 2021

(RNS) — ‘The chickens came home to roost on Jan. 6,’ said Joshua DuBois, faith adviser to Barack Obama, in an exchange with Johnnie Moore, an evangelical Christian adviser to Donald Trump.

Fauci and Collins join interfaith leaders at cathedral vaccine ‘confidence event’

By Adelle M. Banks — March 17, 2021

(RNS) — A couple dozen religious leaders — of Christian, Jewish and Muslim faiths — received their shots from local health officials at the Washington National Cathedral on Tuesday.

Why we need to work with houses of worship on COVID-19 vaccinations

By Melissa Rogers — March 16, 2021

(RNS) — Faith-based organizations are familiar to many, and countless religious leaders are enthusiastic about helping Americans get vaccinated.

Biden needs to restore Obama rule for faith-based organizations

By Mark Silk — February 22, 2021

(RNS) — Given what’s at stake for families, faith-based regulations about social service organizations should not take years to put in place.

Faith, medical leaders collaborate to get COVID-19 vaccine in arms of more people

By Yonat Shimron, Adelle M. Banks — February 18, 2021

(RNS) — ‘A really wonderful facet of this work is the multifaith cooperation that we’re seeing already,’ said White House official Melissa Rogers.

Biden signals willingness to dialogue with bishops and other faith leaders

By Thomas Reese — February 17, 2021

(RNS) — Melissa Rogers, restored to the White House faith partnerships office, listens to all sides of a dispute.

Biden signs executive order reestablishing White House faith office

By Jack Jenkins, Adelle M. Banks — February 14, 2021

(RNS) — The order reappoints Melissa Rogers, who headed the office under President Barack Obama.

Biden should reestablish the faith-based office

By Chuck Currie — December 16, 2020

(RNS) — Joe Biden and Kamala Harris have the opportunity to reengage with America’s diverse faith community.

The campaign is over. Will a Biden-Harris administration deliver on its interfaith promises?

By Eboo Patel, Paul Brandeis Raushenbush, Mary Ellen Giess — November 13, 2020

(Interfaith America) — Leveraging the religious and ethical values of millions of Americans – both to build religious pluralism, and to solve social problems – could be a lasting legacy of their administration.

Trump couldn’t be more wrong about Biden’s faith

By Melissa Rogers — August 10, 2020

(RNS) — Biden speaks readily and movingly about his personal faith, including the duty to love one’s neighbor. But even more importantly, he lives out his faith on a daily basis.

Melissa Rogers, Christianity Today’s Ted Olsen hope for common ground in divided US

By Adelle M. Banks — January 24, 2020

WASHINGTON (RNS) — Author Melissa Rogers said ‘being opponents on one issue does not make us enemies; it makes us potential collaborators on something else.’

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