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In the wake of the first Republican presidential primary debate, today's issue of A Public Witness takes a look at former and current politicians who believe the path to the Oval Office runs through the death chamber.

The Quakers and other faith groups — including Episcopalians, Methodists, and Catholics — have in recent years either begun or increased efforts to research and atone for their prior roles in cutting off Native children from their families, tribes, and traditions.

Critics have expressed outrage that Spokane’s mayor attended the Christian Nationalist event while wildfires raged in the region.

It is perhaps a sign of the times that there is no single faith-based group listed among the organizations serving as co-chairs of the 60th Anniversary of the March on Washington that will be celebrated on Aug. 26.

Texas school districts have until March 1 of next year to decide whether to hire school chaplains.

Both Nikki Haley and Tim Scott have been part of influential S.C. churches, and as candidates of color must appeal to their party’s White evangelical base to have a prayer against former President Donald Trump, whose hold on the GOP and its Christian voters remains strong.

There could be some new rivalries between Christian schools brewing in the evolving Big 12 Conference.

Amid the gloom, faith leaders were focused on providing community and spiritual hope for congregants who lost homes and livelihoods. Some vowed to hold services on Sunday.

The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod pastor is charged with attempting to influence witnesses and conspiring to solicit false statements and writings, all as part of an effort to influence an election worker.

The private Baptist school argued discrimination complaints made by LGBTQ students were ‘inconsistent’ with the university’s religious values.