RNS Morning Report: Pence & Pompeo at CUFI Summit; Calvinist Christian Nationalis …

Vice President Mike Pence, left, greets Rev. John Hagee, founder and chairman of Christians United for Israel, before speaking at CUFI’s annual summit on July 8, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Need to know: Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Statements at Summit

Mike Pence, Mike Pompeo address Christian pro-Israel summit

Vice President Mike Pence and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo both addressed the annual summit of Christians United for Israel, a conservative Christian organization led by the Rev. John Hagee, which claims more than 6 million members. More from Religion News Service

Mixing Religion and Politics

From cruise ships to Trump’s hotel, Calvinist Christian nationalism is making mo …

Michael O'Fallon argues that America's Judeo-Christian heritage and 'the right of self governance' are under attack by the Open Society Foundation and society at large. More from Religion News Service

Consistent Compliance

VA’s revised policies on symbols, displays aim to protect ‘religious liberty …

The announcement noted that the Supreme Court’s June 20 decision 'reaffirmed the important role religion plays in the lives of many Americans and its consistency with Constitutional principles.' More from Religion News Service

Martini Judaism

Doubting the Holocaust in Boca Raton

It’s not just Holocaust denial. In some ways, it’s even worse than that, writes Jeffrey Salkin. More from Religion News Service

Spiritual Politics

Which side are you on?

Politics is not optional where the Trump administration's immigration policies are concerned, writes Mark Silk. More from Religion News Service

Global Leaders

A clash of worldviews as Pope Francis and Putin meet again

When Mr. Putin visited the Vatican on Thursday, it was more than a mere meeting between the two men. Rather it was a tête-à-tête between the standard bearers of competing views of Christianity. More from The New York Times

 

 

 

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