WASHINGTON (RNS) — ‘I call upon governors to allow our churches and places of worship to open right now,’ President Trump said.
(RNS) — ‘It was all an act. I did it well, too. I am a good actress,’ said Norma McCorvey, anti-abortion activist also known as ‘Jane Roe’ from the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade.
“A vaccine — again, that’s not the ultimate solution,” Joshua Axe said.
RNS — ‘The idea that we would do anything to hurt someone else’s life is horrifying to us as Jews, and antithetical to all of the teachings of our faith,’ said Maharat Rori Picker Neiss, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council in St. Louis, Missouri.
(RNS) — ‘We would never, ever consider getting back together without talking to our insurer,’ said Presbyterian minister the Rev. Stephen Fearing.
(RNS) — ‘If I had known these items at the beginning, I would not have attempted the plan for restoration,’ Cedarville University President Thomas White said in a statement.
(RNS) — ‘We’re encouraging this to begin the process of reopening, not to fill the sanctuaries to maximum capacity,’ said Mat Staver, head of the Liberty Counsel.
(RNS) — From a new book by RNS correspondent Jack Jenkins that chronicles a new era of progressive activism and the hard work of reforging connections and reckoning with past mistakes required to revive a movement.
(RNS) — ‘It is clear to me and those in nearest proximity to this conflict that Cameron Strang’s return is one of convenience, not contrition,’ said Rebecca Marie Jo, a former Relevant staffer.
(RNS) — ‘Liberty University is, in a very real sense, profiting from the COVID-19 pandemic,’ the complaint reads.
(RNS) — Track how COVID-19 restrictions in each state relate to religious groups and worship services.
(RNS) — ‘I just think that puts a lot of vulnerable people at risk,’ said Greg Jones, dean of the Duke Divinity School.
(RNS) — ‘Nothing has changed,’ said a representative for the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office.
(RNS) — ‘Employees in certain states were asked to use personal paid time off and vacation benefits in the early stages of a store closure, with the Company temporarily paying 75% of average wages after,’ read a statement from the company.
(RNS) — ‘I believe there is nothing more important than faith in a time like this,’ the Hillsborough County Sheriff said. ‘But practicing those beliefs has to be done safely.’