WASHINGTON (RNS) The call for action on immigration reform was issued just days before Sukkot, the Jewish harvest festival that commemorates the 40 years the Israelites wandered in the wilderness after their exodus from Egypt.
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WASHINGTON (RNS) As bells tolled across the country on Friday (Dec. 21) in memory of lives lost in Newtown, Conn., religious leaders gathered outside the Washington National Cathedral to push congregants and Congress to prevent further gun violence. By Adelle M. Banks.
(RNS) Religious leaders already have their wish lists ready for President Obama's second term. Here are 10 officials' thoughts about what they’d like to see in the next four years. By Adelle M. Banks and Jeanie Groh.
(RNS) The liberal Jewish organization Bend the Arc has broken new ground with a lobbying arm and a political action committee. By Lauren Markoe.
(RNS) President Obama and his likely GOP challenger Mitt Romney called for prayers and reflection after a deadly shooting at a Colorado movie theater, while liberal religious leaders called for stricter gun control laws. By Daniel Burke.