(RNS) — Analysis, insights and top headlines from the world of faith this week.
(RNS) — I have never seen so many white people care so deeply about America’s Original Sin, structural racial injustice, and the 400 years of violence against black lives.
(RNS) — If Jesus were here today he’d be wearing a Black Lives Matter T-shirt while he held a sign and marched at a protest.
(RNS) — Be glad President Donald Trump is holding the Bible, not because he is the embodiment of its words, but because it offers the fruits of the Spirit that he, and all of us, need.
(RNS) — President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi both posed with Bibles this week, moves that seem political. It’s a bad idea, said an American Bible Society leader.
(RNS) — Disciples’ deliberate manipulation of religious settings, themes and objects revealed Trumpworld’s cynical and shameless approach to faith.
(RNS) — It won’t be in spite of authoritarian bluster that many white Christians support Donald Trump. It will be because of it.
(RNS) — A tale of two presidential ventures out of a White House under siege.
(RNS) — Biden’s comment was, as many have pointed out, inappropriate and offensive for its presumption to speak for African Americans. Metaxas’ tweet, however, was worse.
(RNS) — Whether congregations should be permitted to meet or not is a different question.
(RNS) — This week, it was reported that a couple of churches in the South had reclosed after reopening for in-person worship.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — ‘I call upon governors to allow our churches and places of worship to open right now,’ President Trump said.
WASHINGTON (AP) — After refusing for weeks to release reopening guidance for churches, the Trump administration on Thursday abruptly changed course — with the president saying he had instructed health officials to put the advice out.
(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.
(RNS) — In a takeoff aimed at promises to restore America, Trump becomes the Anti-Reagan.