Annual March for Life goes virtual amid COVID-19, unrest at US Capitol
(RNS) — The annual anti-abortion demonstration has brought supporters to the nation’s capital each year since the first anniversary of Roe v. Wade in 1974 to hear from speakers and march to the Supreme Court building.
Martin Luther King Jr. faith events continue in time of COVID-19 and Capitol chaos
2021 might be unpredictable, but don’t ditch your datebook. Planning can be a spiritual exercise
Advancing religious freedom abroad starts at home
(RNS) — On this Religious Freedom Day, we are concerned about the rising threats around the world, but we are hopeful for progress in the years ahead.
Moms of Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X and James Baldwin portrayed in new book
(RNS) — The book by Anna Malaika Tubbs about Alberta King, Louise Little and Berdis Baldwin provides details of their lives of faith, discipline and sacrifice.
Outgoing House chaplain says the job is to ‘be a counterpoint to the dominant spirit of this place’
(RNS) – The Rev. Patrick J. Conroy likened watching Congress debate in person the first time to ‘when my parents were arguing past one another.’
How the Ebenezer Baptist Church has been a seat of Black power for generations in Atlanta
(The Conversation) — One cannot appreciate the importance of MLK Day without understanding the tradition which formed one of America’s most influential civil rights leaders.
Full Ramsey Solutions Response
“We are horrible people,” the financial advice and media company told RNS in a sarcastic email.
Is Dave Ramsey’s empire the ‘best place to work in America’? Say no and you’re out
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RNS) — For years, Dave Ramsey has boasted that his company is the best place to work in the country. COVID-19 and a failure by a high-profile leader put that to the test.
Cardinal Pell calls for more laity involvement in Vatican financial reform efforts
(RNS) — Lay men and women bring expertise and knowledge that the Vatican lacks, said Pope Francis’ former financial reform czar.
Will the LDS Church condemn the right wing’s Capitol violence?
The problem is that if/when the Church issues a statement condemning the violence and reminding members of President Oaks’s wise counsel about accepting the results of elections, it will do little than reinforce people’s existing ideas.
Joanne Rogers, widow of ‘Mr. Rogers,’ dead at age 92
(RNS) — The longtime partner of Fred Rogers continued aiding organizations in Pittsburgh — where her husband’s program was produced — as recently as last year.
Kirbyjon Caldwell, former presidential adviser who promoted ‘good success,’ sentenced to prison
(RNS) — A former presidential adviser, Caldwell advocated for ‘good success’ — achieving financial and spiritual success while remaining moral.
LA clergy look to hold city officials responsible for allowing Sean Feucht’s Skid Row event
(RNS) — On Wednesday (Jan. 13), Clergy for Black Lives hosted a virtual news conference on Zoom to condemn the ‘white supremacist violence and heretical Christian prophecy’ in the nation’s capital and in downtown LA.
What Americans believe about violence against the government
(RNS) — The relationship between partisanship and support for violence against government is clear. Church attendance does not appear to fuel the fire — nor tamp it down.