WASHINGTON (RNS) A veteran of the Obama White House will lead the Anti-Defamation League after the retirement of longtime director Abe Foxman.
Author Archives: Lauren Markoe
About Lauren Markoe
Lauren Markoe covered government and features as a daily newspaper reporter for 15 years before joining the Religion News Service staff in 2011. She was Washington correspondent for The State (Columbia, S.C.), where she won a 2004 first prize for feature writing from the National Association of Black Journalists. She also covered government for the Charlotte Observer and the Massachusetts statehouse for the Patriot Ledger. Markoe holds B.A. in history from Yale University and an M.S. in Foreign Service from Georgetown University.
(RNS) Conservative Christians flexed their muscles in the midterms. But can they show the same strength in 2016?
Today is voting day. Al Mohler says Christians must exercise their civic duty. Brittany Maynard’s death leads to legislating. And a visit to the land of the holy goats.
(RNS) Soon there will be no more survivors of the Holocaust. A new film asks how the event will be remembered after they are gone.
(RNS) Houston Mayor Annise Parker said Wednesday (Oct. 29) that as important as it is to protect the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO), the subpoenas became a distraction.
(RNS) Pope Francis doesn’t have a problem with evolution. Some French politicians have a problem with the kebab. And Justin Welby has a problem with xenophobes.
(RNS) Officials at a Maryland university are voicing concern at news that Washington’s so-called Peeping Tom rabbi invited college students to try out his synagogue’s ritual bath.
We made a sex tape. Some hopeful Mormons thought their rules on weddings had changed. And the Klinghoffer opera goes up at the Met — but not without a hitch.