Jack Jenkins

Some 400 participants, most of them people of faith, protested U. S. immigration policies at the U. S.-Mexico border near San Diego, Calif., where thousands of people seeking asylum have gathered. more

Advocating Justice

Jeff Sessions stepped down Nov. 7 as U.S. attorney general, ending a tenure marked by near-constant pushback from faith communities that opposed his policies and his attempts to defend them with Scripture. more

Advocating Justice

Rev. Will Green, a United Methodist pastor, and the Rev. Darrell Hamilton, a Baptist pastor, confronted Attorney General Jeff Sessions during a speech about religious liberty. more

Advocating Justice 3 Comments

The battle over the removal of the tax break for a clergy housing allowance is now in the hands of the federal court. more

Ordained Ministry

Women of many religions demonstrated on Capitol Hill Sept. 27 in protest against and for the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. more

Advocating Justice

Hundreds of religious women across a spectrum of faiths are urging the U.S. Senate to conduct a deeper investigation into the background of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court. more

Advocating Justice

White supremacists' planned rally in Washington hosted far more anti-racist Methodists, Baptists and other religious demonstrators than white supremacists, reports Jack Jenkins of Religion News Service. more

Advocating Justice

Bishops and church legal experts express dismay and confusion over the rationale behind dismissing church charges against U. S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a United Methodist layman. more

Finance and Administration 1 Comments

Outraged by changes in immigration policies and the separation of immigrant children from their families, America's Catholic bishops look at responses ranging from public protests all the way to excommunication. more

Advocating Justice

Although sparsely attended, the revival and its speakers emphasized faith-based activism in opposition to the views expressed by evangelicals such as Liberty University's president Jerry Falwell Jr. more

Ministry with the Poor 1 Comments