Need to know: Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Trump’s focus on the domestic implications of the Israel-United Arab Emirates deal points up the importance of religious conservatives to his strategy in the general election campaign.
Several new progressive Christian groups hope to woo religious voters away from Donald Trump.
The behavior of Liberty University's leader is inexcusable in a president of a Christian university, church pastors and alumni say.
Teaching susceptible Christians media literacy won’t counteract their sudden, widespread adherence to conspiracy theories because these Christians thrive on a narrative of media cover-up, writes Katelyn Beaty.
The former community organizer on Chicago’s South Side calls racism ‘the key religious issue of this election,' writes Simran Jeet Singh.
Mormons used to routinely predict not only the end of the world but particularly the downfall of America. What changed? Scholar Christopher Blythe explains to Jana Riess.
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(AP) — Bishop Mariann Budde will deliver the benediction on Tuesday, the second night of the convention, according to a list shared with The Associated Press on Sunday before its public release.
“(Biden's) separating of the secular sphere and the sacred sphere, not in his personal life but in his approach to governing, is straight out of that Kennedy lineage,” said Manhattan College professor Natalia Imperatori.
John MacArthur's megachurch can keep worshipping indoor for now, proving that worshipers wear masks and keep six feet apart.
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Progressives’ use of quasi-religious language has been noted in quarters critical of ‘wokeism’ — a term that expresses how much it looks and acts like a religion in the middle of an awakening, writes Charles C. Camosy.
During every moment of their life, Ahmadi Muslims in Pakistan face persecution, writes Siobhain McDonagh.
(RNS) — Reforms to the Vatican’s financial system, the Curia and how the church prevents clergy sexual abuse are the ecclesial equivalent of cleaning the basement and the attic, but now’s the time.