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Study: Biden still leads among Latino Christian voters, but Trump’s support has grown

By Alejandra Molina — October 5, 2020

LOS ANGELES (RNS) — The bilingual survey, which polled 1,292 Latino Christian voters between Sept. 8-22, is described as the largest Latino religion and politics survey this election season.

‘Your fight is my fight’: Latino clergy and faith leaders rally behind Black Lives Matter

By Alejandra Molina — June 25, 2020

LOS ANGELES (RNS) — ‘We cannot say that immigrant lives matter, if we can’t say that Black Lives Matter.’

He’s not a rabbi, and it’s not Judaism

By Jeffrey Salkin — October 31, 2018

What happened in Pittsburgh was anti-Semitic. What happened in Michigan was anti-Judaism.

Where is the Jewish Mister Rogers?

By Jeffrey Salkin — September 23, 2018

All along, Fred Rogers was preaching a special gospel. Or, Torah.

At the Olympics, thousands of missionaries compete for souls

By Madeline C. Mulkey — February 22, 2018

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (RNS) — Teams of Christians — Baptists, Mormons, Jehovah’s Witnesses and more — aim to save souls at the Winter Games.

Why I kept my questions for the Rev. James Martin to myself

By Lauren Markoe — February 1, 2018

(RNS) — After his talk, I hoped to ask Father Martin to say more about his pastoral recommendations for LGBT Catholics.

A Catholic priest is mediating Mugabe’s departure

By Lauren Markoe — November 16, 2017

NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — The Rev. Fidelis Mukonori agreed on Wednesday (Nov. 15) to mediate between Mugabe and the military shortly after the country’s generals arrested the 93-year-old authoritarian leader.

Is the Reformation over?

By Chris Castaldo — October 30, 2017

(RNS) — Family spats are unpleasant, especially when they persist for five centuries. At some point, most families wonder if reconciliation is possible. Among Christians, now is such a moment.

Was the Reformation a mistake? A Catholic and a Protestant debate

By Matthew Levering — October 24, 2017

(RNS) — Two theology professors — one Catholic, one Protestant — get to the heart of what divides them: how they reason from the Bible.

US Catholics and Protestants agree: 500 years after Reformation, they have more in common than not

By Emily McFarlan Miller — August 31, 2017

(RNS) — In some cases, U.S. Protestants seemed unaware of the theological differences that split Catholics and Protestants in the 1500s, voicing beliefs that are more traditionally Catholic than they are Protestant.

Protestant churches embrace gluten-free bread for Communion as Vatican reaffirms ban

By Lauren Markoe — July 11, 2017

(RNS) — Gluten or no gluten — the difference is theological.

VW’s ‘dieselgate’ poses ethical challenge for German Protestants

By Tom Heneghan — May 23, 2017

(RNS) ‘Kein Ablass für Abgas!’ (No indulgences for exhaust fumes), a pastor wrote about the German carmaker providing the official vehicle fleet for a biannual church assembly.

Pastors’ views on social issues? Americans not interested

By Emily McFarlan Miller — January 26, 2017

(RNS) Only 8 percent of adults say they are interested in hearing pastoral teaching on social issues, according to Barna Group’s State of Pastors study, released Thursday (Jan. 26).

Did God choose Trump? What it means to believe in divine intervention

By Lauren Markoe — January 17, 2017

WASHINGTON (RNS) For some believers, a God who picks the president is a God close at hand. For skeptics, the belief can lead to catastrophic conclusions.

Religious makeup of the new Congress overwhelmingly Christian

By Emily McFarlan Miller — January 3, 2017

(RNS) Nearly 91 percent of members of the 115th Congress convening Tuesday (Jan. 3) describe themselves as Christian, according to a new analysis by Pew Research Center.

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