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Church World Service Criticizes Governors over Syrian Refugees

November 16, 2015

Officials from a Mainline Protestant church agency are criticizing U.S. governors for declining to resettle Syrian refugees in their states.

Denominational Responses to the SCOTUS Hobby Lobby Ruling

July 1, 2014

Let’s sort out the responses to the Hobby Lobby decision, shall we?


Christian Leaders Stand in Solidarity with Imperiled Religious Communities

May 7, 2014

More than 150 American Christian leaders from across ecumenical lines are issuing a call to action in response to a crisis facing ancient faith communities.

Retired Episcopal Church Bishop Gene Robinson (left) sits with White House Advisor Valerie Jarret and the Rev. Al Sharpton (right) at Monday's White House Easter Prayer Breakfast (photo: White House)

White House Easter Prayer Breakfast: Photo Roundup

April 17, 2014

Monday’s Easter Prayer Breakfast at the White House included 150 clergy. We’ve compiled a collection of photos from various attendees.

Faith Leaders Advise White House on Human Trafficking Efforts

May 13, 2013

By Mikhail Bell (@Bellsworld) On April 10, the 14-member Faith-Based Advisory Council , of which Katharine Jefferts Schori, Leith Anderson and Lynne Hybels are members, announced the completion of a 36-page report, nearly one…

Church Officials’ Priorities Post Election

November 29, 2012

After the election Religion News Service asked prominent religious leaders, including some evangelicals, what they wanted from President Obama’s second term.  The answers are revealing. Southern Baptist leader Richard Land cited defending the “sanctity…

Evangelical Groups: Immigration Reform “Imminent” Following Election

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…

Evangelicals, Immigration and the Law

June 18, 2012

Last Friday the Obama Administration announced immigration law would no longer be enforced against hundreds of thousands of, and potentially several million, illegal immigrants under age 31 if they came to the U.S. prior…

Who Speaks? Reflections on the National Association of Evangelicals’ Resolution on “Immigration 2009”

October 22, 2009

Alan F.H. Wisdom October 22, 2009 On October 8 the Board of Directors of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE) adopted a new resolution advocating liberalized U.S. immigration policies. On the same day, NAE President Leith…

Evangelicals and Immigration

October 21, 2009

  The following article originally appeared on the American Spectator website, and is reproduced with permission. The National Association of Evangelicals (NAE) has adopted a new pro–liberalized immigration stance that is creating ripples among its conservative…

Evangelical Group Endorses Liberalized Immigration, Testifies Before Senate

October 9, 2009

The president of the largest evangelical body in the United States testified in favor of liberalized immigration policies before a Senate subcommittee on Thursday, following an endorsement of immigration reform by the group’s governing board….

Votes of the Faithful Most evangelicals are not following the leftward lurch of some prominent Christian groups.

October 31, 2008

  The following article originally appeared on the Weekly Standard website, and is reproduced with permission. The evangelical left, still stung by 70-75 percent evangelical support for George W. Bush in 2004, has been insisting that…