(RNS) — Socially conservative Muslims have a surprising and seemingly easy affiliation with the Democratic Party. Why do Muslims abide these differences when other religious groups cannot?
Tag - faith and politics
(RNS) — Most Americans choose a political party before choosing a religion, if they choose a religion at all, writes Michele Margolis in a new book.
(RNS) — Ongoing feuds between faculty and administrators signal a deeper struggle over how the school defines that term — and itself.
(RNS) — The spring meeting of Catholic bishops made headlines with their stern critique of the Trump administration's immigration policies, a political splash for a group that has struggled to remain relevant in the Trump era.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (RNS) — The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops delivered a rebuke of the Trump administration's recent immigration polices at the group's spring conference as individual bishops urged protests.
OKLAHOMA CITY (RNS) — Clergy on both sides of State Question 788, which would permit the distribution of medical marijuana, call it a moral issue, with proponents arguing that pot will reduce dependence on opioids and critics, including the state's...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Rev. Franklin Graham says he is coming to Berkeley in peace and in a longshot attempt to sway voters to support evangelical Christian candidates.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Pairing religion with liberal politics, the two potential presidential candidates made an unusually direct appeal to mainline Christians.
MUMBAI, India (RNS) — In India, interfaith and intercaste couples are increasingly facing bullying, harassment, familial opposition and even death threats.
(RNS) — His conservative Christian faith undergirds his beliefs, which many say are anti-gay and anti-Muslim.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (RNS) — More than a year into Trump’s presidency, female Christian writers discussed how it has strained their relationships with American evangelicalism.
WHEATON, Ill. (RNS) — About 50 evangelical leaders met amid concerns that a large segment of their movement had associated itself with President Trump's polarizing politics.
WICHITA, Kan. (RNS) — 'Mike has enemies because of his faith who may try to paint him in a poor light and make it difficult for him to reach the Secretary of State position,' the pastor of nominee Mike Pompeo wrote to his congregation.
LYNCHBURG, Va. (RNS) — For the few hundred who came to Lynchburg to assert a different kind of evangelical activism, the gathering offered hope.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The announcement Thursday (Jan. 18) comes a day before the annual anti-abortion march in Washington.