What Americans believe about violence against the government
(RNS) — The relationship between partisanship and support for violence against government is clear. Church attendance does not appear to fuel the fire — nor tamp it down.
Video from priest says Catholics who vote for Democrats will go to hell. One bishop approves this message.
(RNS) — A Texas bishop has endorsed a video that claims Catholics who vote Democratic will go to hell.
By embracing faith, Joe Biden and the Democrats have the potential to transform American politics
(RNS) — The past four days have emphasized the Democratic Party’s commitment to religious outreach and that has the potential to transform all of American politics.
Survey: Most Americans aren’t comfortable going back to religious services
(RNS) — The only religious group comfortable with church reopenings was white evangelicals — strong partisan supporters of the Republican Party and President Donald Trump.
The Focolare have two words for our broken political dialogue: Jesus forsaken
(RNS) — The lay Catholic group teaches a model of dialogue that urges us to Christ-like suffering as a bridge to those with opposing views.
Dear Democrats: Four religion requests from non-religious Americans
(RNS) — While by no means our only matter of concern, toning down talk of faith in politics would show some respect to what is rapidly becoming the largest ‘religious’ group in the country.
At LGBTQ forum, Democratic candidates talk God — a lot
“There are a lot of people in the LGBTQ community that are also people of faith. They’re religious. They believe,” said Julián Castro.
For many religious Americans, the word ‘liberal’ has become taboo
(RNS) — If you went to a church on a random Sunday morning in 1974 and grabbed 20 white parishioners, 11 would have been Democrats. Today, four would be Democrats. And those Democrats would outnumber the politically liberal churchgoers by a 2-1 ratio.
At first Muslim presidential forum, Sanders reaps adoration of ISNA attendees
(RNS) — At the Islamic Society of North America’s first-ever presidential forum, both Sanders and Julián Castro underscored the need to build solidarity between communities to turn the tide against President Trump in 2020.
Just like political parties, religious groups see their rivals as extremists
(RNS) — White evangelicals and atheists sum up the political landscape the same way: “My party is moderate and sensible, while the other party is filled with extremists.”