(RNS) — ‘In God we trust that we never go back to the Jim Crow laws, that we never go back to the Confederate flag and that every citizen of Mississippi — whether he’s Black or white — will be inclusive,’ said the Rev. Isiac Jackson Jr.
(RNS) — The school publicly opposes LGBTQ relationships, yet students at Liberty have created a small but vibrant LGBTQ community.
(RNS) — But experts say the real question is whether his efforts will win over moderate evangelicals, who appear to be second-guessing their support for Trump.
(RNS) — Originally planned as an in-person event, the liberal faith-based movement's rally drew tens of thousands to watch online.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — ‘Today’s Supreme Court decision gives a much-needed reprieve to the many DACA recipients,’ said the Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, head of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference. ‘ ... Yet we cannot lose sight of what’s really not working here: this was the job of Congress, not the executive or judicial branch.’
(RNS) — You’ve probably heard of the white evangelicals who have backed President Donald Trump since he launched his campaign for president. Their story is well known to political analysts ...
(RNS) — Citing recent killings by police as well as the ravages of the pandemic, leaders of several faiths called on the government to take responsibility.
(RNS) — ‘(It’s) a slap in the face to every black Catholic in America,’ said Anthea Butler, associate professor of religious studies and Africana studies at the University of Pennsylvania.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — ‘It is absolutely absurd to cast that blame directly on the President of the United States,’ said Johnnie Moore.
(RNS) — The event, described as a ‘Christian Response to Racial Injustice,’ drew a diverse crowd led by prominent preachers of both black and white DC-area churches.
(RNS) — President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi both posed with Bibles this week, moves that seem political. It’s a bad idea, said an American Bible Society leader.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — ‘I saw people with tears pouring out of their eyes, their eyes red and swollen,’ said the Rev. Gini Gerbasi, who was at St. John's when police expelled them from the scene.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — An Episcopal priest tells RNS she was driven from church grounds ahead of Trump’s staged photo with a Bible.
(RNS) — ‘To follow … Jesus means to love in a way that sometimes puts you in harm’s way, and that’s not something to be afraid of,’ said the Rev. Alan Dicken, a Disciples of Christ minister.
(RNS) — Faith leaders in Minneapolis, Minnesota, are offering aid to demonstrators who have taken to the streets to decry racism and police brutality, working to balance religious calls for justice with an aversion to violence and a desire to prevent the spread of infection during the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic.