(RNS) — Nathan Philips, a Native American man seen in a viral video of an encounter with a group of Kentucky Catholic school students, says he wants to meet with them and church officials to discuss the incident and turn it into a “teachable moment.”…
Some 400 participants, most of them people of faith, protested U. S. immigration policies at the U. S.-Mexico border near San Diego, Calif., where thousands of people seeking asylum have gathered.
Jeff Sessions stepped down Nov. 7 as U.S. attorney general, ending a tenure marked by near-constant pushback from faith communities across the religious spectrum who opposed his policies and his attempts to defend them with Scripture.
Rev. Will Green, a United Methodist pastor, and the Rev. Darrell Hamilton, a Baptist pastor, confronted Attorney General Jeff Sessions during a speech about religious liberty.
The battle over the removal of the tax break for a clergy housing allowance is now in the hands of the federal court.
Women of many religions demonstrated on Capitol Hill Sept. 27 in protest against and for the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Hundreds of religious women across a spectrum of faiths are urging the U.S. Senate to conduct a deeper investigation into the background of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court.
White supremacists’ planned rally in Washington hosted far more anti-racist Methodists, Baptists and other religious demonstrators than white supremacists, reports Jack Jenkins of Religion News Service.
Bishops and church legal experts express dismay and confusion over the rationale behind dismissing church charges against U. S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a United Methodist layman.
Outraged by changes in immigration policies and the separation of immigrant children from their families, America’s Catholic bishops look at responses ranging from public protests all the way to excommunication.