Biden quotes Bible at Black church meeting, while Trump says his rival is ‘against God’
(RNS) — ‘The night is long, but joy cometh in the morning, and it’s up to us to make sure it does. That’s our charge: deliver America a new dawn,’ Former Vice President Joe Biden said.
Billy Graham statue to replace that of white supremacist in US Capitol
(RNS) — The 10-foot, 10-inch-tall statue of the renowned evangelist will replace a statue of Charles Aycock that both the state of North Carolina and the US House want removed.
Alabama Southern Baptist pastor resigns after speaking at party for a KKK leader
(RNS) — Will Dismukes, who is also a Republican state representative, resigned from his church after offering an invocation at a birthday party honoring a Confederate general who was also the first grand wizard of the Ku Klux Klan.
This Tisha B’Av, American Jews use the day of lament to cry out to God for Black lives
(RNS) — A group of Jews has been gathering daily at Brooklyn's Grand Army Plaza to lament injustices against Black Americans. It will culminate Thursday (July 30), on Tisha B’Av, the Jewish day of mourning for the Jerusalem Temple.
Investigation finds no evidence for recent allegations against Chris Heuertz
(RNS) — The investigation followed a public post signed by 33 men and women who wrote that Heuertz ‘has harmed many people.’ But none of the signers was willing to cooperate with the investigator.