Faith NewsLauren Markoe - Religion News ServiceJune 16, 2017
Some Chaldeans and their supporters are wondering why more Christian Americans—their co-religionists—are not speaking out against the impending deportation of hundreds of them from the U.S. to Iraq.
Politics & Society NewsLauren Markoe - Religion News ServiceJune 08, 2017
"We will end the discrimination against people of faith. Our government will once again celebrate and protect religious freedom," Trump, a Presbyterian not known to be particularly religious, told more than 1,000 people in a hotel ballroom across town from the hearing.
Politics & Society NewsLauren Markoe - Religion News ServiceMay 15, 2017
Trump, who received an honorary law degree at Liberty’s commencement, said he was making good on his promises.
Politics & Society NewsLauren Markoe - Religion News ServiceApril 27, 2017
Most recently, Russia banned Jehovah’s Witnesses, labeling them “extremist” and ordering the state to seize their properties.
Faith NewsLauren Markoe - Religion News ServiceApril 05, 2017
A new Pew study found that due to higher fertility rates and a relatively young population, the share of Muslim babies being born is growing while the Christian share is declining.
Politics & Society NewsLauren Markoe - Religion News ServiceMarch 10, 2017
A tribal coalition, which considers many sites within Bears Ears sacred, fears the Trump administration will take the unprecedented step of stripping a national monument of its designation, and leave their ancestral lands vulnerable.
NewsLauren Markoe - Religion News ServiceFebruary 04, 2016
Speaking to about 500 members of the suburban Islamic Society of Baltimore, Obama said he knows that Muslim Americans bear an outsized burden of religious bigotry in the U.S. and are called upon to condemn crimes committed by a few Muslims when the vast majority abhors violence.
NewsLauren Markoe - Religion News ServiceNovember 19, 2015
The Refugee Resettlement Program program — which relies mostly on faith-based organizations to find homes, jobs and schools for refugees — is under attack, a casualty of the Islamic State group’s assaults on Paris Nov. 13 that killed 132 people.