Refugee groups fight Trump travel ban — and for their own survival

Trump administration officials said in late January they would once again allow refugees from countries included in the bans — which have accounted for more than 40 percent of refugee admissions over the last three years, according to State Department data — so long as the newcomers undergo additional vetting.

Female evangelical leaders call on church to speak out on violence against women

More than 140 evangelical Christian women from across the political and theological spectrums have signed onto a statement calling churches to end the silence around violence against women and the church's participation in it.

Trump drastically cuts national monument sacred to Native Americans

President Trump has signed presidential proclamations to shrink two Utah national monuments in a move that Native American tribal leaders, clergy, environmentalists and other opponents have described as the largest elimination of protective status for land in American history.

Churches look to tighten security, even arm congregants, after Texas shooting

In 2007, the unthinkable happened at New Life Church in Colorado Springs.  A gunman opened fire outside the church, just as its midday service had dismissed. 

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