(RNS) — The only religious group comfortable with church reopenings was white evangelicals — strong partisan supporters of the Republican Party and President Donald Trump.
(RNS) — Data from the Pew Research Center indicates that Republicans may have risked their lives because they trusted the president’s views on the pandemic.
(RNS) — The Democratic Party needs to heed Leonard Cohen’s warning: 'Forget your perfect (political) offering.’
(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.
(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.
"There are a lot of people in the LGBTQ community that are also people of faith. They’re religious. They believe,” said Julián Castro.
(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.
(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.
(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.”
(RNS) — Unless we build bridges and trust, neither the church nor America has much of a future.
This is a political reckoning for American Jews.
"Fool me once," my late father said, "shame on you. Fool me twice -- shame on me." Attention, Rep. Omar.
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats on Wednesday postponed indefinitely a vote on a resolution condemning anti-Semitism after a contentious meeting in which some new members confronted leaders over their push to rebuke Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Provocative comments from Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota have thrust the Democrats into an uncomfortable debate over Israel policy.
(RNS) — Anyone who proclaims a consistent life ethic by opposing war, capital punishment and abortion while affirming migration, health care and social spending is going to be politically homeless in America.