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GiveSendGo Back Online after Hack Targeting Canadian 'Freedom Convoy' Protests
Wednesday, February 16, 2022
Controversial Christian crowdfunding website GiveSendGo is back online after being hacked over the weekend, with digital attackers leaking the names and emails of people who donated to the ongoing...
New Report Details the Influence of Christian Nationalism on the Insurrection
Thursday, February 10, 2022
A team of scholars, faith leaders and advocates unveiled an exhaustive new report Wednesday (Feb. 9) that documents in painstaking detail the role Christian nationalism played in the Jan. 6 attack...
At March For Life, A Mix of Triumph and Apprehension
Monday, January 24, 2022
Thousands of people gathered on the National Mall on Friday for the March for Life, an annual anti-abortion rally that took on a triumphant tone as attendees looked forward to a pending Supreme...
Catholic Bishops Greenlight Communion Document, but Don't Single Out Politicians
Thursday, November 18, 2021
After months of public debate over whether to deny the Eucharist to President Joe Biden, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other elected officials who back abortion rights, the U.S. Catholic bishops...
Biden: Pope Called Me a 'Good Catholic,' Said to 'Keep Receiving Communion'
Monday, November 1, 2021
President Joe Biden told reporters on Friday that when he met with Pope Francis earlier in the day, the pontiff told the president he was a “good Catholic” and should continue taking Communion.
Orthodox Church's Top Patriarch Hospitalized in Washington
Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I, the spiritual leader of Eastern Orthodox Christians, has been hospitalized shortly after arriving in the United States for a visit slated to include a meeting...
Voting Rights Demonstration Leads to Faith Leaders' Arrests outside White House
Wednesday, October 20, 2021
An interfaith assortment of faith leaders and actors were arrested outside the White House on Tuesday as they demanded in prayers and speeches that President Joe Biden and lawmakers in Congress do...
Jill Biden Celebrates 'Prayer Partner' Who Reinvigorated Her Faith
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
On Sunday, first lady Jill Biden made a surprise trip to a South Carolina church to celebrate her “prayer partner” — a woman she credits with reinvigorating her faith after they met during the 2020...
Archbishop of the Military Defends Those Who Refuse Vaccines
Thursday, October 14, 2021
Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio, head of the Archdiocese for Military Services in the U.S., issued a statement Tuesday supporting service members who have refused to get vaccinated against COVID-19...
Survey: 'Great Replacement' Belief Correlates with Christian Nationalist Views
Wednesday, October 13, 2021
A new survey finds a majority of Americans who believe that America is a “city on a hill” chosen by God to receive blessings and be used as an example in the world, also believe in a “replacement”...
Survey: Who Americans Blame for Insurrection Depends on Their Faith
Friday, September 17, 2021
According to a new survey, white evangelicals are far more likely than most other religious groups to blame left-wing activists for the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.
Who Is ISIS-K, the Group Officials Blame for the Kabul Airport Bombings?
Friday, August 27, 2021
The details of the suicide bombing attacks that occurred at the Hamid Karzai International Airport and a nearby hotel in Afghanistan on Thursday are still unfolding. But Gen. Kenneth McKenzie Jr....
Proud Boys Leader Sentenced to Five Months for Burning Church Banner
Tuesday, August 24, 2021
Enrique Tarrio, the leader of the far-right extremist group Proud Boys, has been sentenced to five months in jail for setting a historic Black church’s Black Lives Matter banner on fire in December...
Police Officer Says Jan. 6 Insurrectionists 'Perceived Themselves to Be Christians'
Wednesday, July 28, 2021
On Tuesday, D.C. police officer Daniel Hodges told a congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection that the insurrectionists who attacked the U.S. Capitol "perceived themselves to...
Survey: White Mainline Protestants Outnumber White Evangelicals, While 'Nones' Shrink
Friday, July 9, 2021
According to a new survey, White Christian decline has slowed and mainline Protestants now outnumber white evangelicals.
Catholic Bishop of Syracuse Decries Doctrine of Discovery, Suggests Pope Do the Same
Friday, July 2, 2021
Bishop Douglas J. Lucia of Syracuse, New York, is speaking out against the Doctrine of Discovery. Lucia also revealed that he plans to ask Pope Francis to repudiate theological teachings used for...
Pope Sends Letter Praising Priest Who Ministers to LGBTQ Catholics
Tuesday, June 29, 2021
Pope Francis recently sent a letter praising the work of a Jesuit priest who has been an outspoken advocate for more respectful treatment of LGBTQ people within the Catholic Church.
Jesse Jackson, William Barber Arrested Protesting Filibuster and Manchin
Friday, June 25, 2021
Rev. Jesse Jackson and Poor People’s Campaign co-chair Rev. William Barber II were arrested at a protest outside the U.S. Senate on Wednesday.
Christian news headlines from the United States and around the world
Eagles QB Jalen Hurts, Super Bowl Bound, Says John 13:7 Inspired Him: It's 'My Favorite Verse'
Pastor Andy Stanley Draws Praise, Criticism for Asserting Gay Churchgoers 'Have More Faith Than I Do'
Library Rejects Church's 'Christian-Themed' Story Hour, Faces Possible Suit: Legal Group
At Least 59 Dead, 170 Injured in Suicide Bombing at a Mosque in Pakistan
Jackie Hill Perry Denounces the Enneagram, Apologizes for Past Promotion: 'It's Evil'
Jack Phillips and Lydia Booth: Updates on Their Stories of Courage
God Knows Our Needs Far Better Than We Do
Is Genesis Just One of the Many Creation Myths?
The Church Must Strive to See the Value in Every Person
Relationships Are Key to Long-Term Health
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