Marianne Williamson ends presidential bid, says campaign tried her faith

Spiritual author Marianne Williamson has ended her campaign seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, saying that the experience challenged her faith but that she leaned on her spiritual beliefs for strength.

Paula White to head Trump's faith office

Paula White, a Pentecostal preacher and longtime adviser to President Donald Trump, has been tapped to head the White House's Faith and Opportunity Initiative, a successor to previous administrations' faith-based office that coordinates outreach to religious communities.

Trump advisor calls Pompeo's West Bank decision an answered prayer

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Nov. 18 that the U.S. is softening its position on Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank.

Catholic Bishops call for 'full strength' of church to fight gun violence

As the 2020 election season heats up, leaders of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops opened their annual fall meeting (Nov. 11-13) in Baltimore, Maryland, by calling on clerics to be "courteous" to combat political polarization and to advocate for certain public policies, such as legislation that could limit gun violence.