By Linda Feldmann, Christian Science Monitor
Donald Trump has never been known primarily as a man of faith. But in his first appearance Thursday at the National Prayer Breakfast, President Trump reaffirmed that he will be a strong advocate for the priorities of conservative Christians – a key part of his political base.
By Kimberly Winston and Jerome Socolovsky, Religion News Service
President Trump vowed in his first National Prayer Breakfast as chief executive to make good on a campaign promise to repeal the law that restricts political speech from the pulpit.
By Jim McDermott, National Catholic Reporter
As President Donald Trump announces measures targeting the undocumented, refugees and those with green cards from certain countries, the possibility of offering some kind of sanctuary has leapt to the fore in many cities and among local groups.
By Dan Barry, New York Times
The Church World Service has guided many immigrants to Lancaster, Pa. How
can it function, though, after an executive order closing the nation to refugees?
Editorial, National Catholic Reporter
President Donald Trump is forcing us — Americans, conservatives, liberals, people of all parties and no party, believers, unbelievers — to consider ourselves in ways and at levels unprecedented in modern U.S. politics.
By Emily McFarlan Miller, Religion News Service
Americans may pledge allegiance to “one nation under God,” but they are divided on whether religion is essential to national identity.
By Crux Staff
For the first time, Pope Francis has released a message specifically directed at the American Super Bowl, speaking in Spanish and saying the event should be “a sign of peace, friendship and solidarity for the world.”
By Andreas Preuss and Joe Sutton, CNN
Police are investigating a flurry of swastika vandalism over the weekend in three major US cities.