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Trump prophet Jeremiah Johnson ends ministry, saying, 'we need to humble ourselves'

Trump prophet Jeremiah Johnson ends ministry, saying, 'we need to humble ourselves'

Most PopularYou've read 0 of 5 of today’s most popular posts.Everything RNS© Copyright 2020, Religion News Service. All rights reserved. Use of and/or registration on any portion of this site constitutes acceptance of our and , and . The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Religion News Service.This website uses cookies to improve your experience while you navigate through the website. Out of these, the cookies that are categorized as necessary are stored on your browser as they are...

March 9, 2021
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Religious freedom protects our right to worship. It doesn't protect discrimination.

Religious freedom protects our right to worship. It doesn't protect discrimination.

(RNS) — As Americans, we have been entrusted with two sacred duties that arise from our Constitution: the duty to protect our faith from overreach by the government and the duty to protect our fellow Americans from overreach by the church.For too long, people of faith have looked the other way while our leaders codify discrimination against LGBTQ Americans in the name of “religious liberty.” In the past months, that effort has been accelerated, with vile and inhumane laws in states across the country to restrict the freedoms of LGBTQ people.More than a dozen states  to extend religious...

March 10, 2021
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Why Oak Flat in Arizona is a sacred space for the Apache and other Native Americans

Why Oak Flat in Arizona is a sacred space for the Apache and other Native Americans

SUPERIOR, Ariz. (RNS) — Waya Brown, barefoot and clad in a flicker-feather headdress and red-tailed hawk cape, waved a handful of feathers toward the ground. Brown, who is Apache and Pomo, twirled in a circle as he blew a double cane whistle.His father rattled a bamboo stick and sang in the Pomo language, while his aunt pounded on a deerskin drum. His sister and cousins danced in place as they all blessed the ground and those surrounding the circle.This was the scene on Saturday (Feb. 27) at Chi’chil Biłdagoteel, known widely as Oak Flat, as the Brown family offered a prayer from the...

March 6, 2021
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Why Alexander Hamilton gave his heart to Jesus at a Texas church this weekend

Why Alexander Hamilton gave his heart to Jesus at a Texas church this weekend

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This rabbi got Kentucky to adopt an anti-Semitism resolution. But not all Jews are happy.

This rabbi got Kentucky to adopt an anti-Semitism resolution. But not all Jews are happy.

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March 5, 2021
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House chaplain criticizes lawmakers in prayer for ‘failing’ to unite around pandemic relief

House chaplain criticizes lawmakers in prayer for ‘failing’ to unite around pandemic relief

WASHINGTON (RNS) — The chaplain to the U.S. House of Representatives chastised lawmakers during a prayer on Wednesday (March 10), asking God to “forgive them” for failing to unite around pandemic relief legislation.Rear Adm. Margaret Grun Kibben, an ordained Presbyterian Church (USA) minister who , included the criticism in her prayer as she opened the House session Wednesday, when lawmakers prepared for a final vote on President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package.“Almighty God, as these lawmakers take their sides on this factional bill before them, we pray your mercy,”...

March 11, 2021
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ELCA leaders call on Congress to pass US Citizenship Act of 2021 in new letter

ELCA leaders call on Congress to pass US Citizenship Act of 2021 in new letter

(RNS) — Pastors, bishops and the head of the largest Lutheran denomination in the United States are calling on Congress to support the U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021, which President Joe Biden proposed on the first day of his administration.published Thursday (March 4), leaders of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America threw their support behind what they called “fair and compassionate transformations to our nation’s broken immigration system.” The  would create a pathway to citizenship for 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the U.S. It also would provide resources to...

March 5, 2021
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Faith-based groups cheer, share hopes for Biden's family reunification task force

Faith-based groups cheer, share hopes for Biden's family reunification task force

(RNS) — Faith-based organizations are celebrating the creation of a task force to help reunite separated children with their families.Those same organizations had been involved in caring for children separated from their parents at the United States-Mexico border under the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy.President Joe Biden issued an executive order creating the task force Tuesday (Feb. 2), one of several immigration-related executive actions he signed that afternoon.“As my grandfather would say, by the grace of God and goodwill of neighbors, we’ll reunite these children and...

February 3, 2021
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