Politics & Society NewsElana Schor, Associated PressJanuary 08, 2021
The Rev. and Sen.-elect Raphael Warnock shares more than a party with President-elect Joe Biden: Both Democrats made faith a central part of their political identity on the campaign trail — and their victories are emboldening religious liberals.
Politics & Society NewsElana Schor, Associated PressDecember 21, 2020
A Biden transition team official refused to say which church Biden might attend in the nation's capital or whether he might return to Delaware for services, at least to start.
Arts & Culture News
Bill Murray stars in a Zoom reading of the Book of Job—and sparks a dialogue on suffering and divisionElana Schor, Associated PressDecember 07, 2020
Against the backdrop of a pandemic’s blight and wounds from an acrimonious election, a group of acclaimed actors on Sunday staged an online reading of a religious text with remarkable relevance to the current moment: the Book of Job.
Politics & Society NewsElana Schor, Associated PressNovember 06, 2020
AP VoteCast showed 50% of Catholics backing Trump and 49% favoring Biden, reflecting the faith’s longstanding role as a closely contested vote in presidential elections.
Faith NewsElana Schor, Associated PressOctober 26, 2020
“With a very grateful and humble heart, I thank Pope Francis for this appointment which will allow me to work more closely with him in caring for Christ’s Church,” Gregory said in a statement issued by the archdiocese.
Politics & Society NewsElana Schor, Associated PressAugust 20, 2020
When Coons speaks to the Democratic National Convention on Thursday before Biden’s speech accepting the party’s presidential nomination, his remarks will focus on faith — attesting in highly personal fashion to his longtime friend’s belief in God.
Father James Martin and Sister Simone Campbell among faith leaders to speak at Democratic conventionElana Schor, Associated PressAugust 16, 2020
Four faith leaders from three religious traditions are scheduled to speak on Thursday, the convention's final day.
Politics & Society NewsElana Schor, Associated PressAugust 12, 2020
The 55-year-old first-term Democratic senator, whose name means “lotus” in the Sanskrit language, identifies as a Baptist as an adult and brought another faith into her life in 2014 when she married Douglas Emhoff, a Jewish attorney.
Faith NewsElana Schor, Associated PressMay 13, 2020
The poll found Republicans are more likely than Democrats to say prohibiting in-person services during the coronavirus outbreak violates religious freedom, 49% to 21%.
Politics & Society NewsElana Schor, Associated PressFebruary 19, 2020
Klobuchar has underscored her abortion-rights support, and she's signed onto legislation that would limit states' efforts to constrain abortion access, such as the multiple state-level anti-abortion laws that passed last year.