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Annual March for Life goes virtual amid COVID-19, unrest at US Capitol

By Emily McFarlan Miller — January 15, 2021

(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

By Adelle M. Banks, Alejandra Molina — January 15, 2021

(RNS) — Many online gatherings that mark King’s birthday and the holiday in his honor will apply his messages to the current crises the country is facing.

Twitter’s ‘cancelation’ of free speech isn’t a legal question, it’s a moral one

By Avi Shafran — January 15, 2021

(RNS) — In the Talmud, the repository of Jewish wisdom, the operative principle is, ‘Evil speech kills.’

2021 might be unpredictable, but don’t ditch your datebook. Planning can be a spiritual exercise

By Emily McFarlan Miller — January 15, 2021

(RNS) —  The beginning of another pandemic year largely locked down at home, the future still uncertain, may be the perfect time to flip the page in a new planner.

Advancing religious freedom abroad starts at home

By Guthrie Graves-Fitzsimmons, Maggie Siddiqi — January 15, 2021

(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

By Adelle M. Banks — January 15, 2021

(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’

By Jack Jenkins — January 15, 2021

(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

By Jason Oliver Evans — January 15, 2021

(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

By RNS staff — January 15, 2021

“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

By Bob Smietana — January 15, 2021

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.

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