(RNS) — The dismissal of the case, several bishops and other leaders say, makes an unfounded distinction between personal behavior and political actions.
(The Conversation) — The Catholic Church’s response in the face of a groundswell of support from Argentine women seems to be a model for how it is responding to social issues worldwide.
DETROIT (AP) — Former Michigan state Rep. Rashida Tlaib won the Democratic nomination to run unopposed for the House seat long held by former Rep. John Conyers, setting her up to become the first Muslim woman elected to Congress.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The question of whether or not Catholic political and judicial leaders would be sinning if they continue to support the death penalty is up for interpretation.
(The Conversation) — Each July on Pioneer Day, Utahans revisit the story of the Mormon settlement of the Salt Lake Valley, an event that still has profound implications for how the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints thinks about issues from...
(RNS) For Pakistan’s Christians and minority Ahmadi Muslims, the run-up to Wednesday’s (July 25) elections has been terrifying. Now, without sustained pressure on the vote's winners, the country's religious minorities will soon face an existential...
(AP) — A maverick of the civil rights movement who integrated the University of Mississippi and worked for Sen. Jesse Helms, Meredith says black people must lead the way for Christians of all races to have spiritual healing.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — A new Department of Justice affidavit alleges that a Russian national tried to exploit the National Prayer Breakfast as a back channel to American politicians. Evidence suggests Russian connections to the religious event run deep.
(RNS) — The confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court would drive the ideology of the Catholics on the court further to the right and exacerbate the already heightened angst about the institution’s ever more conservative Catholic majority.
(RNS) — The language of 'travel ban' is neither neutral nor objective. When journalists repeat this language, they become complicit in amplifying Trump’s propaganda and in inscribing anti-Muslim prejudice into federal immigration policy.
(RNS) — The high court’s ruling Tuesday is not surprising. When it comes to welcoming people to America, the court almost never acts for the rights promised in the U.S. Constitution without first denying them.
(RNS ) — A move by members of the United Methodist Church to rein in Attorney General Jeff Sessions is a symptom of our exhaustion over the immigration debate. But the liberals' sudden commitment to church discipline is shortsighted and likely to...
(RNS) — More than 600 United Methodist clergy and laypeople have signed a formal denominational complaint against fellow United Methodist Attorney General Jeff Sessions, condemning his role in the Trump administration's border policy.
WASHINGTON (AP) — 'I would cite you to the Apostle Paul and his clear and wise command in Romans 13, to obey the laws of the government because God has ordained them for the purpose of order,' Attorney General Jeff Sessions said.
The following is a guest post by Skye Jethani The case of the Colorado baker who refused to create a cake for a same-sex wedding has been a topic of heated debate since 2015. My writings about the case have received criticism from both conservative...