(RNS) — Biden speaks readily and movingly about his personal faith, including the duty to love one’s neighbor. But even more importantly, he lives out his faith on a daily basis.
(RNS) — Jerry Falwell Jr. is taking an ‘indefinite leave of absence’ from his role at Liberty University.
(RNS) — The country's bishops take social justice issues more seriously than the president does, a fact that's often overshadowed in the media by attacks on Biden for his positions on abortion.
(RNS) — Just like he turned mask-wearing into a political litmus test, Donald Trump is using our children’s futures as a political tactic to try to put the pandemic behind us, get the economy going again and help him win reelection.
(RNS) — Delivering on promises to his evangelical base, the president's push to fund schools that reopen is aimed at undermining public education in favor of private Christian education.
(RNS) — This month’s federal executions are the first in 17 years, but may only be the beginning. The next federal execution is scheduled for Aug. 28, and there are 59 more federal inmates facing the death penalty.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — ‘These small battles, these seemingly important skirmishes, risk losing the war,’ Vatican official Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia said. ‘We are either all saved, or no one is.’
(RNS) — In an address to Muslim voters, former Vice President Joe Biden promised to ‘earn’ their communities’ support and, if elected to the Oval Office, sign hate crime legislation, appoint Muslim staffers and immediately repeal the Muslim travel ban.
(RNS) — In her new book, she argues Christianity, especially of the white Protestant variety, undergirds the nation’s institutions and practices and establishes a normative baseline from which all other faiths are seen as abnormal.
(RNS) — ‘The moment that (Trump) held up that Bible, he revealed this president is using us,’ a man named Pat, identified as a Republican, says in the ad.
(RNS) — Donald Trump’s reelection campaign is designed to fuel our divisions in the name of ‘law and order’ — all for Trump’s own benefit (his only real goal in life).
(RNS) — Evangelical leaders from World Relief and Open Doors — along with Catholic bishops — say Trump administration policy leaves persecuted Christians in danger.
(RNS) — There’s nothing ‘past’ about American racism — it is our present, and will be our future unless we abandon the triumphalism of the country's founding faith.
(RNS) — On the eve of the 2020 elections, Gen Z-ers are on the verge of using their digital tools to counteract the political establishment.
(RNS) — It is moments like this that remind us that change is possible and motivate us to not settle for this partial fix.