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
Moms of Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X and James Baldwin portrayed in new book
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.
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.
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.
Biden taps Delaware AME pastor to offer benediction at inauguration
WASHINGTON (RNS) — A longtime confidant of the Biden family, Silvester S. Beaman, made headlines when he was featured in a 2020 Trump campaign ad.
James Clyburn to propose designating ‘Lift Every Voice and Sing’ as the national hymn
(RNS) — The Democratic congressman from South Carolina said elevating the hymn — often described as the unofficial ‘Black national anthem’ — could be an act of healing.
From the Capitol to critical race theory, white Christians grieve declining hegemony
(RNS) — Connecting the spectacle at the Capitol with the SBC seminary presidents’ statements is the effort to sustain white supremacy.
What Christians can learn from Indian Sikh farmers’ desperate protests
(RNS) — The protesters’ cause and community have shown a way for people of all faiths to go forward in a post-pandemic world.
For insurrectionists, a violent faith brewed from nationalism, conspiracies and Jesus
WASHINGTON (RNS) — As insurrectionists began the attack on the Capitol, a banner waved above the throng. It read: ‘Proud American Christian.’
Conspiracy theories and the ‘American Madness’ that gripped the Capitol
(RNS) — Author Tea Krulos talked to Religion News Service about how conspiracy theories have spread, how religion plays a role and how to talk to friends and family who believe them.
How self-proclaimed ‘prophets’ from a growing Christian movement provided religious motivation for the Jan. 6 events at the US Capitol
(The Conversation) — Because Trump is God’s chosen candidate, they believe, any other candidate, no matter what the vote totals show, is illegitimate.