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.
By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
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.
At least three members of the White House’s informal board of evangelical advisers distanced themselves from President Trump’s alleged vulgar reference to certain poor non-white countries during talks about immigration reform.
President Trump nominated Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback—once again—as ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom Jan. 8.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency changed its policies to allow damaged churches and other houses of worship to receive disaster relief aid.