The court’s 5-4 ruling, with conservatives in the majority, came in a dispute over a Montana scholarship program...
Supreme Court lifts ban on state aid to religious schooling
by: Kathryn Post WASHINGTON, June 30, 2020 (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday made it easier for religious schools to obtain public funds, upholding a Montana scholarship program thatRead More
[T]he broader SBC and white Southern Baptists decreased in all categories...
Southern Baptists report growth among ethnic minorities despite declines in broader SBC
by Diana Chandler NASHVILLE, June 25, 2020 (BP) — The Southern Baptist Convention is growing in three key metrics among ethnic minority fellowships despite a continuing decline among the broaderRead More
Clearly, Trump’s support has declined while Biden’s lead, about 5 percentage points in both April and May, jumped to nearly 14 percentage points in June.
Opinion: Surveys suggest protests, not pandemic, have lost Trump white evangelical support
by: Paul O’Donnell (Ryan Burge) June 24, 2020 (RNS) — The last few months have not been good for President Donald Trump. His administration’s response to the coronavirus pandemic hasRead More
The survey from the American Enterprise Institute showed that 64% of Americans said they were “somewhat uncomfortable” or “very uncomfortable” attending in-person worship.
Survey: Most Americans aren’t comfortable going back to religious services
by: Yonat Shimron June 23, 2020 (RNS) — A new study examining Americans’ response to COVID-19 shows that with the exception of white evangelicals, a majority of Americans are notRead More
Protesters on Friday toppled a Serra statue in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park.
California bishops say protesters ‘failed the test’ of history in toppling Junipero Serra statues
by: Alejandra Molina LOS ANGELES, June 23, 2020 (RNS) — The California Catholic Conference of Bishops is denouncing the toppling of Junipero Serra statues that protesters took down in SanRead More
Beginning with the end of the Civil War, Vischer enumerates in the video the damage segregation...
‘VeggieTales’ creator Phil Vischer releases viral video on race in America
by: Kathryn Post June 19, 2020 (RNS) — Bob the Tomato wants you to care about racism. Earlier this week, Phil Vischer — creator of “VeggieTales” and voice of BobRead More