LONDON (RNS) — The Dec. 12 national election has brought unaccustomed denunciations from Britain's top religious figures against discrimination based on faith.
ERFURT, Germany (RNS) — Today, the question remains which part of Luther's legacy will have the greater impact on the upcoming election.
(RNS) — Celebrating the kind way in which a man told a Canadian politician he should remove his turban misses the point entirely.
(RNS) — The nation's Catholic bishops include racist behavior among the sins that 'may legitimately disqualify a candidate from receiving support.'
(The Conversation) — As Israel's ultra-Orthodox Jews become more numerous, and powerful, many politicians are capitalizing on anti-religious sentiment among secular Jews, including calling on Haredim to submit to the draft.
(RNS) — Contrary to public perception, atheists are, on the whole, less nationalistic, prejudiced and authoritarian than the average American.
(RNS) — Two years after the country's Roman Catholic bishops brokered a deal to delay elections, they are framing the vote as a chance to reclaim the country for justice and peace.
KAMPALA, Uganda (RNS) – Many residents in this southern African nation are accusing religious leaders of continuing to fuel violence and failing to address what they say was an improper vote.
(RNS) — A progressive Catholic group is kicking off a new nun-led bus tour ahead of the midterm elections that organizers say is designed to 'hold congressional Republicans accountable for their votes' on taxes and health care.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Spurred to action by the anti-Muslim policies and rhetoric of President Trump and his supporters, Muslims are running for elected offices in numbers not seen since before the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
(RNS) — While Cardinal Dolan and I agree that the bishops are consistently pro-life, other groups, including many Republican politicians, are only pro-life when it comes to restricting abortion, not when it comes to government programs to help women.
(RNS) —The governor of Bavaria in southern Germany has ordered that Christian crosses be displayed at the entrances to government buildings across his state. The measure, designed to woo conservative voters away from the burgeoning anti-immigrant AfD party, has drawn criticism from church and state alike.
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — After last month's decision by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, Fabricio Alvarado, a 43-year-old journalist with a prominent career as a preacher and Christian singer, suddenly became the leading contender in Sunday's vote.
(RNS) — If he's elected to the U.S. Senate he would become one of the nation’s most prominent evangelical torchbearers.
(Reuters) The move comes seven months before a federal election where immigration will be a prominent issue and the Bavarian conservatives that govern the regionare worried about losing votes to the anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany (AfD) party.