(RNS) — If you went to a church on a random Sunday morning in 1974 and grabbed 20 white parishioners, 11 would have been Democrats. Today, four would be Democrats. And those Democrats would outnumber the politically liberal churchgoers by a 2-1 ratio.
(RNS) — If Twitter really wants to be a neutral space for debate, it can't choose between Silicon Valley's progressive ideology and the religious commitments of Pope Francis.
(RNS) — 'The nature of the Catholic sensibility – based in both faith and reason – is such that does not lend itself to being ideological and rather lends itself to being persuadable,' said the president of Catholic Democrats.
(RNS) — 'I hope my example helps provide a different vision of what it means to be a Muslim woman in America today,' she says.
(RNS) — A letter in which the first president mentions the actions of 'Providence' has rekindled interest in the controversial matter of Washington’s faith life.
OKLAHOMA CITY (RNS) — A diverse group of religious leaders blessed Kendra Horn, a newly elected U.S. representative, as she prepares to take office. Horn, an Episcopalian, is the first Democratic woman elected to Congress from Oklahoma.
PARIS (RNS) — French evangelical leaders have had to distance themselves from their cousins in the U.S. and Brazil — saying that evangelical support for Donald Trump and Jair Bolsonaro hurt their ministry.
(RNS) — The allegations are awkward for Harris, who made a name for himself in the Tar Heel state as a conservative crusader and once argued for greater involvement for pastors in politics.
(RNS) — Christ the King Sunday reminds Christians that their hope lies in God's kingdom, not earthly power.
(RNS) — With their two primary wins, Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan have made history not only for their faith but also their gender.
(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?
(RNS) — Ongoing feuds between faculty and administrators signal a deeper struggle over how the school defines that term — and itself.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — As Bishop Michael Curry's fame rises in the wake of his royal wedding sermon, questions remain as to how — or if — he will utilize his newfound influence to bolster a resurgent religious left.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Pairing religion with liberal politics, the two potential presidential candidates made an unusually direct appeal to mainline Christians.
(RNS) — It was given to him by his mother when he was a child.