Politics & Society NewsJack Jenkins - Religion News Service February 20, 2020
While Democrats have been able to eke out victories in previous elections by relying on ever-winnowing slivers of the religious vote, the exodus of white Christians from their ranks may be harder to ignore this year.
Politics & Society NewsJack Jenkins - Religion News Service February 06, 2020
When the president arrived Thursday morning (Feb. 6), he stood before the applauding crowd and held aloft a newspaper emblazoned with a headline announcing his acquittal by the U.S. Senate from impeachment charges.
Faith NewsJack Jenkins - Religion News Service February 05, 2020
Activists in the case argued they were working with the group No More Deaths/No Más Muertes, an official ministry of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson, and thus were acting on their religious beliefs to save immigrant lives.
Politics & Society NewsJack Jenkins - Religion News Service December 20, 2019
The president of the United States attempted to use his political power to coerce a foreign leader to harass and discredit one of the president's political opponents," he wrote.
Politics & Society NewsJack Jenkins - Religion News Service August 06, 2019
“At a time when we are facing the ‘highest levels of displacement on record,’ according to the United Nations Refugee Agency, we urge you to increase the refugee resettlement cap and to admit as many refugees as possible within that cap," the letter reads.
Faith NewsJack Jenkins - Religion News Service July 26, 2019
An increasingly vocal band of advocates and experts says the Trump administration’s policies have failed to address many of the challenges faced by Christians, Yazidis and other religious minorities abroad
Politics & Society NewsJack Jenkins - Religion News Service June 06, 2019
New questions about how Catholic leaders deal with sexual misconduct arose on June 4 after a Texas woman claimed in a news report that church officials in Houston allowed a priest with whom she had a sexual relationship to continue in ministry at a parish two hours away.
Politics & Society NewsJack Jenkins - Religion News Service June 03, 2019
On May 31, the California state senate passed a bill requiring priests to report anything they heard in the sacrament of confession from priests or colleagues relating to sex abuse. The bill passed with a 30-4 vote, with 4 senators not voting at all. Catholic clergy and survivor groups have clashed
Politics & Society NewsJack Jenkins - Religion News Service May 17, 2019
The Marquette students are part of a growing movement of tech sector professionals, religious leaders and Silicon Valley workers wrestling with profound questions about whether future technologies will be used for good or evil.
Faith NewsJack Jenkins - Religion News Service March 21, 2019
The percentage of Americans who don’t affiliate with any specific religious tradition is now roughly the same as those who identify as evangelical or Catholic.