The Museum of the Bible, the newest tourist attraction near the National Mall, has drawn 565,000 visitors since it opened six months ago.
By Adelle M. Banks / Religion News Service
Tony Perkins, the head of the conservative Christian lobbying group Family Research Council, has been appointed to a U.S. government commission dedicated to “defending the universal right to freedom of religion or belief abroad.”
By Jack Jenkins / Religion News Service
A U.S. Supreme Court ruling that struck down a ban on most state-authorized sports gambling likely will have little impact on Texas, but it could green-light legalized sports betting in surrounding states.
By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
President Trump unveiled a new initiative that aims to give faith groups a stronger voice within the federal government and serve as a watchdog for government overreach on religious liberty issues.
On the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act, Baptists noted progress in eliminating race-based housing discrimination while also citing a need for further improvement.
By David Roach / Baptist Press
Navy officials are investigating complaints about the placement of a Bible in a public display about POW/MIAs at the U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa, the service’s largest overseas medical facility.
By Mark A. Kellner / Religion News Service
Progressive evangelicals issued a call to action at the Red Letter Revival, a two-day gathering near the campus of Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va.
Cleophus Smith is one of two surviving sanitation workers who were involved in the two-month Memphis strike and remain on the job. To him, the continuing struggle for better conditions for sanitation workers is a spiritual one.
The tax law that prohibits houses of worship from engaging in explicit political activity without endangering their tax-exempt status will remain intact for now.
With his childhood home as a backdrop, Billy Graham was celebrated as a man of God at his funeral, the closing chapter of a century-long story in American evangelical history.
By Yonat Shimron / Religion News Service
If Billy Graham was “America’s pastor,” as so many headlines pronounced following his death, who was Billy Graham’s pastor?
A Florida Republican and a New York Democrat earned top scores on the interim International Religious Freedom Congressional Scorecard, an educational project of the 21st Century Wilberforce Initiative.