(RNS) — As a white evangelical Christian from a rural town in Georgia, I grew up around people who looked and thought like me. But refugees have taught me profound lessons about friendship, hospitality and God’s vision for our world.
(RNS) — An anti-abortion Democrat who is unafraid of faith issues could lure enough evangelicals and turn some key Southern swing states — if the party's secular base will let them.
(RNS) — Sarah Riggs Amico launched her campaign in August with a video that made a direct appeal to religious voters in the state.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Reports say the homes and church were vacant at the time of the fire, and no injuries have been reported.
(RNS) — God is always working in ways we don’t often see. Evidently, so are his people.
(RNS) — It’s a brand-new day when a liberal, female Episcopal priest is in agreement with Pat Robertson, but perhaps this legislation can draw opposition from Christians across the spectrum.
(RNS) — Even as we get a clearer view of what each side is ultimately advocating for, it's not likely that our divided political climate will allow either side to prevail decisively and indefinitely.
(RNS) — I will not be silent as the states that enslaved the bodies of African Americans now seek to enslave the bodies of women.
ATLANTA (AP) - Relatives of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. led more than 1,000 people on a march Monday in downtown Atlanta, where large crowds gathered 50 years earlier for the slain civil rights leader's funeral procession as a mule-drawn wagon pulled his casket through the streets.
TBILISI — But Francis measured his words carefully, in an apparent attempt not to hurt the Vatican's increasingly warm ties with the Kremlin-backed Russian Orthodox Church.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Building interreligious dialogue has been one of the pope’s top priorities.
It has to do with white evangelicals.
(RNS) The Russian synod also said the summit in Crete could not be called “pan-Orthodox” because four of the 14 independent Orthodox member churches did not attend.
(RNS) But Gerald Harris, editor of the official newspaper of the Georgia Baptist Mission Board, says he will accept an invitation from local Muslims to share a Ramadan meal. Next he may need to mend fences with his own colleagues.
“I do not think that we have to discriminate against anyone to protect the faith-based community in Georgia,” the Georgia governor said.
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