Adelle M. Banks
The U. S. ambassador for religious freedom called for renewed activism on protecting faiths around the globe on Nov. 9 as religious liberty advocates gathered in the nation's capital to mark the 20th anniversary of the International Religious Freedom Act.
President Donald Trump's administration has issued new rules it says will "provide conscience protections for Americans who have a religious or moral objection to health insurance that covers contraception methods."
A new survey shows a sharp racial and religious divide over whether the actions of President Trump are encouraging white supremacist organizations.
Patrick Carolan, leader of a Franciscan network active on environmental issues, used to meet fairly regularly with Obama administration staffers. Since President Trump took office, he met with then-Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt. But he's never been invited to the White House.