(RNS) — Socially conservative Muslims have a surprising and seemingly easy affiliation with the Democratic Party. Why do Muslims abide these differences when other religious groups cannot?
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(RNS) — Just like the music of the civil rights movement, old and new songs are often led by people of faith and sometimes refashioned to appeal to people of a range of backgrounds.
The activists will set out shortly after sunrise Sunday to leave one-gallon (3.79 liters) jugs of water along trails frequented by migrants in the Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge near Ajo, Arizona.
The government is releasing hundreds of families to faith-based groups and leaving the groups to care for them.
(The Conversation) — Each July on Pioneer Day, Utahans revisit the story of the Mormon settlement of the Salt Lake Valley, an event that still has profound implications for how the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints thinks about issues from...
CHICAGO (RNS) — The ELCA has elected the largest number of female bishops in one year to lead the mainline denomination.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis celebrated a special Mass for migrants and those who care for them in St. Peter's Basilica, calling attention to their plight as the U.S. and other countries increasingly close their doors, ports and borders to them.
(RNS) — A group of prominent Catholic bishops concluded a two-day fact-finding visit to the U.S.-Mexico border on Monday, capping an emotional trip that included ministering to children who are separated from their parents.
INDIANAPOLIS (USA Today) — The caged holy family protests President Trump's zero-tolerance policy, which has resulted in holding families arrested near the U.S.-Mexico border in detention centers, said the dean of the cathedral.
(RNS) — When Sarah Huckabee Sanders was asked about widespread religious pushback to the 'zero-tolerance' policy separating families along the U.S.-Mexico border, she said people of faith 'should open up their doors' to help. Some already had.
(RNS) — If the executive order survives the courts, it will undoubtedly be more compassionate than previous policies, which enticed parents and other adults attempting illegal crossings to subject children to the dangers of the desert, the division...
(RNS) — The high court’s ruling Tuesday is not surprising. When it comes to welcoming people to America, the court almost never acts for the rights promised in the U.S. Constitution without first denying them.
(RNS) — Religious groups are just the latest to champion the idea of killing the agency. The effort has already gained traction among several congressional candidates plus four sitting members of Congress, all Democrats.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — In a 5-4 decision, the high court has upheld the president’s temporary ban on refugees and immigrants from a group of primarily Muslim-majority countries, ruling that it is within the executive branch’s power to 'suspend entry of...
(RNS) — While a few conservative evangelical Trump supporters have openly criticized his administration's border policy separating children from their parents, most of the 'court evangelicals' have not. Their silence sheds light on how evangelicals...