The politics of “religious liberty”

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President Donald Trump signed executive order on religious freedom, yet many on the religious right and left are unimpressed.

Episcopalians at the March for Science

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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.”

Religious Leaders weigh in as Brexit begins to take effect

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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.

Russia’s Communist Party Turns to Orthodox Church

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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.