An Arizona federal judge has reversed the convictions of four faith-based volunteers who were fined and put on probation for aiding migrants at the border, saying the activists simply were exercising their “sincerely held religious beliefs.”
By Jack Jenkins / Religion News Service
Polarization in American Christianity and American politics may be at its highest in recent memory, but experts on the role of faith in public life nevertheless have some hope about ways to address it.
By Adelle M. Banks / Religion News Service
The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments on a case prompted by a Montana program that offered tax credits to people who funded scholarships in private schools, including religious schools. Two Baptist agencies have taken opposing positions on the case.
By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
President Trump marked National Religious Freedom Day by announcing a revised set of guidelines for religious expression in public schools and new regulations regarding government funds directed to faith-based agencies.
A federal judge in Maryland blocked President Donald Trump’s executive order allowing state and local officials to refuse refugee resettlement. It came less than one week after Gov. Greg Abbott announced Texas would be the first state to reject the direct resettlement of refugees
By Emily McFarlan Miller / Religion News Service
President Donald Trump insisted he is favored by God during a Jan. 3 speech to evangelicals.
Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove has spent the better part of his life breaking out of the white evangelical cocoon he grew up in.
By Yonat Shimron / Religion News Service
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to rule once again on the freedom of churches and other religious organizations to make employment decisions without government interference.
By Tom Strode / Baptist Press
The independent religious freedom watchdog whose future was in question in recent months was reauthorized as part of an ominbus bill President Trump signed Dec. 20.
Mark Galli, editor-in-chief of the influential evangelical magazine Christianity Today, founded by evangelist Billy Graham in 1956, says President Donald Trump should be removed from office.
A congressional proposal that seeks to balance religious freedom and equal protection for LGBT citizens has received a mixed reaction from Christian organizations.
The nation’s capital is about to have one less museum when the Newseum closes Dec. 31, but the Religious Freedom Center that was housed there will continue operations.