All Articles on Religion

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo leaves a press conference at the State Department in Washington, D.C. on March 17, 2020. (Photo: Nicholas Kamm/AFP via Getty Images) Views
In Pompeo's New Hierarchy of Rights, Religion and Property, Not Humans, Are at the Top
Pompeo’s ideologically motivated initiative aims to quash equal protection of human rights and dignity, and we must reject it.
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Supreme Court Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh attend the State of the Union address in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives at the U.S. Capitol Building on February 5, 2019 in Washington, D.C. News
'Attacking the Very Foundations' of Church-State Separation, SCOTUS Delivers 'Seismic Shock' Ruling on Religious Schools
"Today's ruling is perverse," Justice Sonia Sotomayor wrote in her dissent.
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People pray together during a Juneteenth event Organized by the One Race Movement at Centennial Olympic Park on June 19, 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia. Juneteenth commemorates June 19, 1865, when a Union general read orders in Galveston, Texas stating all enslaved people in Texas were free according to federal law. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Views
From George Floyd to Juneteenth, America's Other Independence Day
"We will not return to business as usual after the events we have experienced this year," says Rev. James Forbes.
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LGBTQ Americans and allies rallied outside the White House to protest President Donald Trump's effort to ban trans people from military service. News
'This Is Deadly': Trump HHS Scraps Protections for Transgender Patients and Those Seeking Abortions
"The Trump administration has made a mission out of putting politicians and religious beliefs above a patient's healthcare."
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Public opinion polls have consistently shown that white Christians comprise the core of Trump’s base, although there are recent signs of a dip even among this key group. (Photo: CC) Views
Trump’s Use of Religion Follows Playbook of Authoritarian-leaning Leaders the World Over
Where Trump succeeds is in presenting himself as a Christian nationalist, much as Putin and Modi style themselves as the stout defenders of their countries’ dominant religions.
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He said that no species or people are chosen and no nation exceptional. (Photo: Creative Commons) Views
What Christ Said
He said we better get our shit together, he is losing his fucking patience.
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The only thing missing in Trump’s photo was his white hood. (Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images) Views
Keep the Good Book Closed, Trump Says. We Say, Open It and Resist!
The churches needs to send the racist president, the Republican party, the One Percent, the warmakers and all racist supporters of the unjust status quo the holy message that Christians across the board reject their violence.
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He’s beaten and tear gassed people peacefully protesting for justice for their neighbors.(Photo: Shutterstock) Views
I’m Outraged By Trump’s Church Photo-Op
As a Catholic sister, I think Trump should read his Bible, not pose with it.
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President Donald Trump holds up a Bible outside of St. John's Episcopal church across Lafayette Park in Washington, D.C. on June 1, 2020. News
DC Bishop 'Outraged' by Trump Clearing Protests With Tear Gas and Using Bible as a Prop for Church Photo Op
"Everything he has said and done is to inflame violence," the Right Rev. Mariann Edgar Budde said of the president.
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In the U.S., a variety of evangelical religious leaders have failed the test of reasoned public policy in outrageous ways. (Photo: CC) Views
Fundamentalist Pandemics
What evangelicals could learn from The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyam
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