More than 600 United Methodists file formal church complaint against Jeff Sessions

More than 600 United Methodist clergy and laypeople have signed a formal denominational complaint against fellow United Methodist Attorney General Jeff Sessions, condemning his role in the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" policy of separating children from their parents along the U.S.-Mexico border. 

Catholic University of America faculty vote raises stakes in battle with president

Washington -- An unofficial group of faculty at the Catholic University of America has voted to declare "no confidence" in the school's president and provost, adding another dramatic chapter to a simmering dispute over cost-cutting efforts and other issues at the 131-year old institution.

The (holy) ghost in the machine

According to some Catholic thinkers, the sheer size, influence and global reach of the Catholic Church, combined with the popularity of Pope Francis, position it to play an outsized role in shaping future conversations about AI. 

Democratic senators fuse faith and politics in appeal to mainline preachers

Two prominent Democratic U.S. senators, both possible presidential hopefuls, addressed a gathering of pastors this week, pairing religion with politics in an unusually direct appeal to left-leaning Christians.