A life-sized statue of Baptist evangelist Billy Graham will be installed in the U.S. Capitol’s Statuary Hall collection sometime next year, replacing a statue of a white supremacist that both the state of North Carolina and the U.S. House want removed.
As churches adjusted to not meeting in person during coronavirus, online giving has increased. And some pastors see this not only helping right now but also as a positive shift for future giving and ministry as more people give online regularly.
President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign is courting religious voters in part by seeking to portray Democrats as a threat to religious freedom — a pitch amplified by disputes over the issue during the coronavirus pandemic.
South Korean prosecutors arrested the elderly leader of a secretive religious sect Saturday as part of an investigation into allegations that the church hampered the government’s anti-virus response after thousands of worshipers were infected in February and March.
Civil rights icons John Lewis and C.T. Vivian were part of a tradition that often found its home in the Black church. A new generation of activists and organizers is doing things differently.
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