From Washington to Wyoming, leaders and locals prepare for prayer day

From Washington to Wyoming, well-known clergy and grass-roots people of faith plan to gather Thursday (May 3) for the annual National Day of Prayer.

Trump to sign executive order creating new White House faith-based initiative

President Trump plans to unveil a new initiative that aims to give faith groups a stronger voice within the federal government and serve as a watchdog on religious liberty issues.

James Cone, 'founder of black liberation theology,' dies at 79

James H. Cone, the scholar known as the "founder of black liberation theology," died April 28, Union Theological Seminary announced.  He was 79.

Global religious freedom commission cites 28 key nations for 'ongoing downward trend'

The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom cited more than two dozen countries as main contributors to an "ongoing downward trend" in religious liberty worldwide.