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.
By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
Billy Graham, who preached to multitudes of people across the globe, died Feb. 21 after more than a half-century of ministry. He was 99.
By Alicia Shepard and Adelle Banks / Religion News Service
When hundreds of Jewish, Muslim and Christian faith leaders from the United States and abroad descended on Washington for a recent conference on religious tolerance, participants were quick to note an unexpectedly large delegation of evangelical Christians.
By Jack Jenkins / Religion News Service
In light of a looming deadline for beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, World Relief brought together evangelical leaders to urge Congress to act on behalf of immigration reform.
By Isa Torres / Hispanic Beat Reporter
In his second appearance at the annual National Prayer Breakfast, President Trump steered clear of partisan politics and focused on his belief in the country’s dependence on God.
By Adelle Banks and Jerome Socolovsky
Labor action over harsh working conditions triggered by the deaths of two African-American sanitation workers prompted Martin Luther King Jr. to travel to Memphis, Tenn., where he was assassinated on April 4, 1968.
By Adelle M. Banks / Religion News Service
The White House’s immigration reform plan—which would provide a pathway to citizenship for about 1.8 million undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children—garnered a wide range of reactions after its main planks were unveiled.
By Tom Strode / Baptist Press
Two months after the deadliest church shooting in American history, federal authorities are spearheading new efforts to help equip local faith leaders to prepare for the worst.
By G. Jeffrey MacDonald / Religion News Service
By the narrowest margin, the U.S. Senate voted Jan. 24 to confirm Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback as ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom.
Kristen Day was one of relatively few women to attend both the record-breaking Women’s March last year, whose organizers voiced strong support for abortion rights, and the March for Life, an anti-abortion gathering a few days later.