Faith News
Adelle Banks - Religion News ServiceJuly 24, 2019
A recent survey by the Pew Research Center reveals some of what Americans do or do not know about their own faiths and others.
Politics & Society News
Adelle Banks - Religion News ServiceJune 24, 2019
A genealogical association has launched a new website detailing the family histories of slaves who were sold to keep Catholic-run Georgetown University from bankruptcy in the 1800s.
Faith News
Adelle Banks - Religion News ServiceFebruary 12, 2019
Leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention have called the reports by two Texas newspapers of hundreds of sex abuse cases in affiliated churches evidence of “pure evil” and “satanic” behavior within their ranks.
Faith News
Adelle Banks - Religion News ServiceSeptember 28, 2018
A study by the Pew Research Center released Wednesday (Sept. 26) has found that while black men are less religious than black women, they are more religious than white women and white men.
Politics & Society News
Adelle Banks - Religion News ServiceAugust 27, 2018
The longtime Arizona Republican senator, reared in the Episcopal Church, attended a Southern Baptist megachurch in his later years. He viewed himself as a Christian but had “a distrust of the religious right and a faith that is too public, too political.”
Faith News
Adelle Banks - Religion News ServiceApril 28, 2018
"Sadly, religious freedom conditions deteriorated in many countries in 2017."
Pastor Charles Stoker looks over damage to Hi-Way Tabernacle Assembly of God Church after Hurricane Harvey in Cleveland, Texas, north of Houston. (Photo courtesy of Becket Law Firm.)
Politics & Society News
Adelle Banks - Religion News ServiceJanuary 04, 2018
President Trump tweeted in September that Texas churches should be “entitled to reimbursement from FEMA” for aiding Hurricane Harvey victims.
Faith News
Adelle Banks - Religion News ServiceNovember 01, 2017
“We don’t have that full communion yet but we definitely are on the way.”
Politics & Society News
Adelle Banks - Religion News ServiceAugust 16, 2017
“Changing the law would threaten the integrity and independence of houses of worship,” reads the letter faith leaders sent to protect church-state separation.
Faith News
Adelle Banks - Religion News ServiceJuly 21, 2017
Churches do much more than feed the hungry and clothe the naked.