On Saturday, people all across the country (including in Fairbanks, AK!) took to the streets to voice their support for science and protest the current administration’s plans to gut the EPA and National Parks Service, among other things. Episcopalians joined the throng honoring “this fragile earth, our island home.”
On March 29, the United Kingdom began the formal process of withdrawing from the European Union. This process could take up to two years for negotiations to be completed. As Brexit, as it’s commonly known, becomes a reality, religious leaders in the EU are expressing their concern.
Some Christian conservatives who have spoken out against Trump have faced backlash, some even losing their jobs for refusing to “keep quiet.”
Uncontroversial when passed in 1954, Trump threatens to do away with the law prohibiting mixing of politics and religion; but many voices across the spectrum suggest there are compelling reasons to leave it alone
Stanley Hauerwas says that Donald Trump is a pious man and that his religious convictions run deep. It’s just not Christian. It’s idolatry. And America, or his view of it, is his church.
Presidential inaugurations are always an American civil religious festival that reflects the personality and faith of the person being sworn in. Today is no exception.
Less than a hundred years ago, Vladimir Lenin, one of the foremost members of the Russian Communist Party, wrote in a letter, “We must pursue the removal of church property by any means necessary,” and that “The greater the number of representatives of the reactionary clergy… that we succeed in shooting on this occasion, the better.” However, recently, the Communist Party has turned to the Russian Orthodox church for support, as party members age and die.
The Episcopal Diocese of Missouri has made a press release about a resolution passed during their Diocesan Convention on November…
Content Warning: racist, antisemitic, and homophobic language used in vandalism. Episcopal churches in Maryland and Indiana were vandalized with pro-Trump,…
As the United Kingdom heads towards a referendum on June 23 to decide if they should remain apart of the European Union, the churches in England have been caught up in the debate even as they try to stay out of it.