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Despite attacks, Christian pregnancy centers poised to expand as Roe falls

By Kathryn Post — June 28, 2022
(RNS) — At least a dozen pregnancy centers across the U.S. have been vandalized or set ablaze since the leak of the Dobbs decision draft.
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Pro-lifer 3.0 to abortion-rights supporters: Let’s talk

By Charles C. Camosy — June 27, 2022
(RNS) — Let’s put on our big-boy and big-girl boots and have an exchange that matters.

JD Hall, Pulpit & Pen founder, ‘disqualified’ from ministry by Montana church

By Bob Smietana — June 26, 2022
(RNS) — In the past, Hall's church, a fundamentalist congregation that opposes critical race theory, had stood behind its controversial pastor.

Evangelist Nick Hall: Christians have become ‘loud about everything but Jesus’

By Adelle M. Banks — June 24, 2022
(RNS) — Hall remains dedicated to big-event evangelism and is leading Together '22 in Dallas this weekend, hoping to draw tens of thousands in person.

For the religious right, a victory 50 years in the making

By Yonat Shimron and Jack Jenkins — June 24, 2022
(RNS) — A mighty coalition comprising mostly conservative Catholics, evangelical Christians and Mormons grounded its theological aims in the language of human rights and played its politics unrelentingly.

Will states prosecute women who seek abortions?

By Jacob Lupfer — June 24, 2022
(RNS) — Now that Roe is overturned, lawmakers need to get their stories straight.

Can the Southern Baptist Convention be saved?

By Karen Swallow Prior — June 24, 2022
(RNS) — ‘Look for the helpers,’ said Mister Rogers, but right now in the SBC we need to look for the humble.

‘We’ll be back’: CBN vows to keep fighting ‘wokeism’ and women preachers in SBC

By Bob Smietana — June 24, 2022
(RNS) — Leaders of the Conservative Baptist Network hope that a return to the Bible Belt in 2023 will bolster their efforts to reform the Southern Baptist Convention.

Presbyterian Church in America votes to leave National Association of Evangelicals

By Emily McFarlan Miller — June 23, 2022
(RNS) — It’s the third time in the past decade the theologically conservative Presbyterian denomination has considered a measure to leave the association, an umbrella organization of 40 evangelical Christian denominations.

Abortion and bioethics: Principles to guide U.S. abortion debates

By Nancy S. Jecker — June 23, 2022
(The Conversation) — A bioethicist explains the four ethical principles that guide medical practitioners’ thinking about abortion, such as autonomy and justice.

A church was ordered to rescind its gay deacon. Now it weighs its next step.

By Yonat Shimron — June 22, 2022
(RNS) — Neland Avenue is not the only congregation in the Christian Reformed Church to welcome LGBTQ members. But now it’s being singled out.

Former education minister in Brazil is jailed in graft probe

By DÉbora Álvares — June 22, 2022
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — The former minister is an evangelical pastor himself.

In the world’s largest democracy, people of faith aren’t free

By David Curry — June 22, 2022
(RNS) — Alarming new data shows hundreds of violent attacks are being carried out against Christians in India.
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