(RNS) They voiced support and criticism on issues ranging from religious inclusion to same-sex marriage to Iran.
Author Archives: Adelle M. Banks
About Adelle M. Banks
Adelle M. Banks joined the Religion News Service staff in 1995. She previously was the religion reporter at the Orlando Sentinel and a reporter at The Providence Journal and newspapers in the upstate New York communities of Syracuse and Binghamton. A graduate of Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Mass., she spearheaded an RNS project on the March on Washington that won a 2014 Wilbur Award from the Religion Communicators Council. Banks was a third-place winner in the Religion Newswriters Association’s Religion Reporter of the Year contest in 2011 and 1998. She also has been honored by Associated Church Press.
(RNS) Two weeks after he announced his departure from the Republican Party, Graham kicked off a “Decision America Tour” urging evangelicals to vote for candidates who agree with their biblical values.
(RNS) The Episcopalian-turned-Adventist said faith has undergirded their relationship from their days at Yale to his time as a famous neurosurgeon to his venture into U.S. politics.
(RNS) He served as one of the lieutenants of the Moral Majority, helping Ronald Reagan defeat President Jimmy Carter in the 1980 election. Later, Dobson gave up on evangelical political involvement.
(RNS) In 1951, Bright started the ministry, now known as Cru, with her husband, William “Bill” Bright. It grew into one of the largest and most influential evangelical institutions for young Christians.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Dr. Bennet Omalu, a Roman Catholic, said he is “not anti-football,” but he thinks it’s important for the religious community to share information to prevent injuries.
(RNS) The consultation comes at the end of a year when there have been an unusual number of religious gatherings focused on improving race relations.
(RNS) More than half of the nation’s governors declared their state’s borders closed to Syrian refugees after the Nov. 13 terrorist attacks in Paris. But some churches and faith-based agencies are defying the orders.
(RNS) The medical setback for the church’s leader comes as the 1.9 million-member faith group faces new statistics indicating its continuing slide in membership and participation.