On Saturday, marches were held across the country protesting gun violence, called collectively March for Our Lives.
On March 6, the United States Holocaust Museum has revoked a human rights award it had previously given Aung San Suu Kyi.
Yesterday on ITV’s “Peston on Sunday” program, the Most Rev. Justin Welby said that he couldn’t understand why any Christians backed President Donald Trump. “I really, genuinely, do not understand where that is coming from.” He also chastised the president for his “completely unacceptable” views on women. An exit poll after the election showed that 81% of ‘white, born-again, evangelical Christians’ voted for Trump.
However, the archbishop did say he would meet with the president if he ever came to Britain. Welby said part […]
Christ Church, Alexandria in Virginia, founded in 1773, has a rich and complex history, which is represented by two plaques dedicated to Robert E. Lee and George Washington hanging at the front of the church. Both men were members of the church and were involved, in various ways, with its development. For several years now, Christ Church, now a vibrant and diverse parish, has been considering the fate of the plaques. In a letter to the parish on Thursday, Rev. […]
In honor of the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s famous nailing of his theses to the door of the church and the start of the Reformation, the Washington Post has published an interesting article.
In Woodstock, Illinois, a prayer vigil was held on Sunday. It was to protest the dismantling of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) by the Trump administration, and local detention of immigrants based solely on their immigration status, which violates the Trust Act. The Trust Act is an Illinois law that bans the arrest or detention of people for their immigration status. Recently, McHenry County Sheriff Bill Prim has allegedly been breaking the Trust Act and jailing people who […]
Today, thousands of religious leaders from a wide variety of backgrounds met in Washington, DC to protest social and racial injustice in a protest called “One Thousand Ministers March for Justice”.