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Religious leaders urge Congress to protect foreign aid

Religious leaders urge Congress to protect foreign aid

Religious leaders, including some who spoke at President Trump’s inauguration, are calling on Congress to protect foreign aid that helps the needy across the globe.

       
Faith groups still see problems with new immigration order

Faith groups still see problems with new immigration order

Federal judges may find President Donald Trump’s new executive order on immigration more acceptable than the last. But some religious groups and faith leaders see little meaningful difference in the new measure, signed March 6.

       
International religious liberty a rare example of bipartisan agreement

International religious liberty a rare example of bipartisan agreement

Republican and Democratic lawmakers in Washington, D.C., may not agree on much, but international religious liberty remains one issue that draws bipartisan support, according to a scorecard released by the 21st Century Wilberforce Initiative.

       
Christians in the pew and pulpit diverge over Trump’s policies on refugees

Christians in the pew and pulpit diverge over Trump’s policies on refugees

Research reveals a big difference between views in the pew and in the pulpits regarding President Trump's executive orders on immigration and refugee settlement.

       
Religious groups, leaders respond to new immigration policies

Religious groups, leaders respond to new immigration policies

Religious organizations and leaders reacted swiftly to new Trump administration policies that will widely expand deportations of undocumented immigrants.

       
Christian aid group lays off staff in wake of executive order on refugees

Christian aid group lays off staff in wake of executive order on refugees

World Relief announced it will lay off more than 140 staff members and close five local offices as a “direct result” of President Trump’s order to more than halve the number of refugees resettled this year in the United States.

       
Constitutionality of leaked executive order on religious freedom questioned

Constitutionality of leaked executive order on religious freedom questioned

The former U.S. religious freedom ambassador told a congressional subcommittee leaked language of a proposed presidential executive order on religious liberty could cause “constitutional problems.”

       
Ken Starr on shortlist to head international religious freedom commission

Ken Starr on shortlist to head international religious freedom commission

President Trump reportedly is considering naming former Baylor University President Ken Starr to head the State Department’s Commission on International Religious Freedom.

       
Trump pledges to ‘destroy’ restriction on political pulpit speech

Trump pledges to ‘destroy’ restriction on political pulpit speech

President Trump promised to repeal a law that bars churches from supporting political candidates without risking their tax-exempt status. Advocates of church-state separation insist the Johnson Amendment has served the nation and its congregations well.

       
March for Life buoyant over Trump’s anti-abortion promises

March for Life buoyant over Trump’s anti-abortion promises

A week after the inauguration of President Donald Trump, throngs of anti-abortion marchers gathered near the White House to applaud his administration’s actions and his plans to support their cause.

       
Trump executive order suspending refugee resettlement triggers strong reaction

Trump executive order on refugee resettlement triggers strong reaction

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Jan. 27 that temporarily halts the refugee resettlement program and suspends visas from several Muslim-majority countries, drawing immediate reaction from religious leaders.

       
Baptists participate in presidential inauguration

Baptists participate in presidential inauguration

At least five Southern Baptist pastors—including three from Texas—participated in inaugural activities for President Donald Trump.

       
Donald Trump to be sworn in on Lincoln and family Bibles

Inauguration to feature Lincoln, Trump Bibles

When President-elect Donald Trump takes his oath of office on Inauguration Day, his hand will rest on his family Bible and the Abraham Lincoln Bible.

       
Where do Americans look to solve nation’s woes?

Where do Americans look to solve nation’s woes?

America has its problems and needs to talk, but few Americans agree on who best can lead a conversation about the nation’s woes, a new study reveals.

       
Percentage of professing Christians in Congress holds steady

Percentage of professing Christians in Congress holds steady

The United States Congress is about as Christian today as it was in the early 1960s, a new analysis by Pew Research Center revealed.

       
 
 
 
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