Evangelical Immigration Table Doesn’t “Need to Know the Details” of Reform

by (@bjgingerich) April 18, 2013

by Barton Gingerich (@bjgingerich) Yesterday morning, Christians from many walks of life gathered to the Evangelical Immigration Table to advocate for comprehensive immigration reform. Prominent voices of many races, ages, and cultural backgrounds spoke and prayed at the Hill’s historic Lutheran Church of the Reformation. That parish is no stranger to political activism: it hosted […]

An Interfaith Gathering of Presidential Proportions: the Inaugural Prayer Service

by (@TheIRD) January 23, 2013

By Aaron Gaglia Yesterday morning, many high profile faith and political leaders gathered at the Washington National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. to begin President Obama’s second term with a prayer service.  This service featured a large interfaith group of leaders with a majority Christian presence. There were 3 representatives of Judaism, 2 representatives of Islam, […]

Interfaith Officials Call for Restricting Gun Ownership

by (@JeffreyHWalton) December 21, 2012

A gathering of religious officials from across several religious traditions called for stricter gun control measures this morning. Speaking in the Bishop’s Garden at the Washington National Cathedral, whose dean advocated gun control in a sermon this past Sunday, the officials touted their own history of gun control advocacy and rededicated their faith groups to […]

Evangelical Groups: Immigration Reform “Imminent” Following Election

by (@JeffreyHWalton) November 13, 2012

Officials from 10 Evangelical organizations have cited “reduced pushback” against a citizenship pathway for illegal immigrants in their appeal for a new immigration policy. Central to the Evangelical Immigration Table’s new push was a sense that the legislative landscape had changed, even though control of the two houses of Congress and the presidency remained largely […]

New York Hispanic Evangelical Pastor Gabriel Salguero Prays at Democratic Convention

by (@markdtooley) September 6, 2012

Rev. Gabriel Salguero delivered the opening invocation for the Democratic Convention’s final session.  He is the pastor of the Lamb’s Church in New York City and is president of the National Latino Evangelical Coalition.   It advocates liberalized immigration policies and legalization for illegal immigrants.  Last year Salguero endorsed the “Circle of Protection,” which was a […]