Emily McFarlan Miller
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo defended his department’s decision to drop the word “occupation” from its description of the Golan Heights and Palestinian territories.
A special session of the United Methodist Church decided Feb. 26 to strengthen the denomination’s ban on the ordination and marriage of LGBTQ people.
In a surprise, the plan recommended by the United Methodist Church’s Council of Bishops was rejected Feb. 25 by the denomination’s decision-making body.
Every morning when Khadra Abdo wakes up, her mind turns to her children. "My first thought is that I hope they are safe today, and that stays on my mind throughout the whole day," Abdo told Religion News Service.