(RNS) Civil rights and religious groups are asking the Obama administration to rid federal agencies of anti-Muslim bias.
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(RNS) “I think standing outside the White House will make a difference,” said Sister Eileen Campbell of the Sisters of Mercy, joining others in an act of civil disobedience to protest deportations and seek relief for 11 million immigrants living illegally in the country.
Protestors led by the Family Research Council rallied outside the White House in support of Meriam Ibrahim, a Christian woman in Sudan who was sentenced to death for marrying a Christian.
(RNS) What will the two leaders talk about? What issues will they avoid? With Pope Francis, anything is possible, but here are some initial ideas on how the summit could play out.
(RNS) Joshua DuBois continues to send devotional messages to President Obama every morning, even though he stepped down in February as director of Obama’s Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The White House punts on a petition to allow a German home-schooling family to stay in the U.S., saying the administration can’t comment on “a matter before the courts.”
WASHINGTON (RNS) “The attributes that made him a great butler made him a great usher,” said Denise Johnson, an usher at the predominantly black D.C. church where Eugene Allen was a member for six decades.