Need to know: Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Jerry Falwell Jr.’s resignation is but the resolution of years of smaller scandals. Here's a look back at the controversies chronicling the rise and fall of his career as president of Liberty University.
The home, called The Coast of Limay, has been described as the first permanent residence in the world dedicated to vulnerable transsexual people.
The 1963 event about economic empowerment and civic engagement is being echoed amid a new political climate.
The four-day Convention on Founding Principles features former Christianity Today editor Mark Galli as well as a new group called Christians Against Trumpism and Political Extremism.
COVID-19 can’t keep 17,000 international students from taking a gap year in Israel.
If kids can learn to see the humanity of those who look different from them, they can learn to see the humanity in everyone they encounter — including their own, writes Simran Jeet Singh.
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(RNS) — The board of Liberty University has accepted the resignation of its president, Jerry Falwell Jr., after a roller coaster day in which Falwell resigned, then withdrew his resignation, then resigned again late Monday night.
(RNS) — The letter is one of several initiatives launched by liberal religious groups in recent weeks, with political faith groups launching initiatives and even teaming up with secular groups to criticize the Trump administration ahead of the November election.
The head of an anti-abortion ministry, the co-founder of Liberty University's Falkirk Center, and Franklin Graham are among the conservative Christian leaders scheduled to speak this week at the Republican National Convention.
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Apart from the damage itself, what brought me to tears several times were the many instances of Iowans working together. There was a remarkable spirit of resilience, writes Jana Riess.
(RNS) — As a Catholic who embraces the Church’s teaching on the innate value of every human life, the primacy of faith, the dignity of work, the importance of public order and the need for mercy to temper justice, I am very comfortable supporting the reelection of our president.
Joe Biden is counting on his Catholicism to be a boon to his campaign — but that hasn’t always been the case for Catholic presidential hopefuls, writes A. James Rudin.