At St. John Paul II shrine, Trump’s use of religion goes from bad to ugly
(RNS) — Disciples’ deliberate manipulation of religious settings, themes and objects revealed Trumpworld’s cynical and shameless approach to faith.
Ahead of Trump Bible photo op, police forcibly expel priest from St. John’s church near White House
WASHINGTON (RNS) — An Episcopal priest tells RNS she was driven from church grounds ahead of Trump’s staged photo with a Bible.
Trump's Bible walk to church was an act of 'sacrilege,' says former Bush advisor
After calling for governors to call out the National Guard, President Trump walked to St. John's church, where a fire had been set during unrest. Before the president left the White House, law enforcement broke up a peaceful protest with tear gas.
Rev. Barber’s Poor People’s Campaign calls for resistance to reopening plans
(RNS) — It is urging Congress, the president and state governors to follow the recommendations of public health experts and not risk a resurgence of the virus, which is disproportionately affecting poor, uninsured, low-wage workers.
From Vietnam to the coronavirus pandemic, lies still kill
(RNS) — In Vietnam, we sacrificed a generation of young men from disadvantaged backgrounds. It’s hard not to feel that this is exactly what’s happening again.