Poor People’s Campaign mourns 250K COVID deaths, calls for stimulus relief
(RNS) — The group, led by the Rev. William Barber, is staging a national service of eulogy and remembrance two miles from the U.S. Capitol.
Most ‘Fox News Republicans’ believe Christians face most discrimination
In Georgia runoff, GOP attacks Warnock by tying him to controversial Chicago preacher
Hate crime deaths reach all-time high, despite chronic underreporting
(RNS) — Three things the Biden-Harris administration can do to help address the pandemic of hate in our country.
William Barr and the politics of death
(RNS) — We are not executing the ‘worst of the worst,’ as some may believe, but the poorest of the poor, and disproportionately people of color.
Catholic bishops broadcast mixed messages about Biden’s victory
WASHINGTON (RNS) — The head of the U.S. bishops conference has taken a more cautious tone over time despite initially congratulating the president-elect on his victory.
It’s time to end ‘name and shame’ religious freedom policy
(RNS) — President-elect Biden and his foreign policy aides need to focus on a broader strategy of religious engagement.
Meet Shane Vaughn, Mississippi pastor and star of viral ‘if Trump does not concede’ video
(RNS) — A small-town Mississippi preacher’s video claims President Trump could still win the election.
Trump divided the nation and their church, experts say, but evangelical fans have few regrets
NASHVILLE (RNS) — Despite his defeat in the recent presidential election, supporting President Trump has been a boon to many evangelical Christians. Will political gains undermine their ability to minister to their neighbors?
The campaign is over. Will a Biden-Harris administration deliver on its interfaith promises?
(Interfaith America) — Leveraging the religious and ethical values of millions of Americans – both to build religious pluralism, and to solve social problems – could be a lasting legacy of their administration.
A blue surprise? As Arizona trends toward Biden, Latino voters stand out
(RNS) — The election results in Arizona are a testament to the grassroots organizing work that has been present in the state for the past 10 years.
Amid cries for church unity post-election, some Christians say ‘Not so fast’
NEW YORK (RNS) — After a polarizing presidential election, Christian leaders are urging believers of all political convictions to find common ground in their faith.
Why Trump’s electoral crisis is really a moral crisis
(RNS) — The president’s inability to accept the truth is doing more than delaying a transition, it’s poisoning our society.
Trump evangelical advisers back voting challenges but stop short of alleging fraud
(RNS) — The Rev. Tony Suarez said he is ‘realistic that Joe Biden may in fact be our next president’ and said he hoped Biden would listen to evangelicals.
The 2020 election was a referendum on race and Christian faith
(RNS) — We can see in how the vote went our competing visions for what we want America to be.