(RNS) Pope Francis passed over more conservative candidates such as San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, an outspoken culture warrior and the U.S. hierarchy’s point man in the fight against gay marriage.
(RNS) A growing number of advocates and experts are calling for President Obama and U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to label ISIS’s actions against religious and ethnic minorities “genocide.” What’s holding them back?
(RNS) Several candidates brought up God’s guidance in the Fox News debate and most stayed true their religious background as detailed in RNS’s series on “5 faith facts” about the men and woman of the 2016 race.
(RNS) “We can turn our country around, but only if the body of Christ rises up,” said Cruz, who is laser-focused on evangelical voters.
(RNS) Sanders says he hopes to find common ground with his conservative Christian audience, and his appearance there next month may be more enlightening than — if not as entertaining as — tonight’s reality show known as the first GOP presidential debate.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RNS) Speaker after speaker reiterated the point that it is a Christian’s duty to ensure biblical principles are being upheld by elected officials.
(RNS) The group said Raskin is “the first candidate who openly identifies as a humanist” and praised his commitment to preserve the separation between church and state.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) The Rev. Michael Yat and the Rev. Peter Reith, Presbyterian Evangelical church pastors, faced espionage and other charges.
LONDON, Aug 5 (Reuters) Anjem Choudary, well-known for praising the Sept. 11 attacks, was accused of using lectures published online to encourage Islamic State support.