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.
By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
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.
By Jack Jenkins / Religion News Service
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.
By Adelle M. Banks / Religion News Service
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.
Church-state expert Melissa Rogers defines the relationship between the U.S. government and religion as one with “meaningful independence,” but the ability to cooperate to do good.
By Aysha Khan / Religion News Service
Leith Anderson is a fan of the word “evangelical” and the Christians who claim that name. But he knows the term may have outlived its usefulness in a polarized country where evangelical has often become a synonym for conservative Republican.
Three faith-based groups that assist with refugee resettlement are suing the federal government, arguing a recent executive order granting state and local officials the authority to block refugee resettlement violates federal law and inhibits their ability to practice their faith.