Jack Jenkins is a national reporter for Religion News Service and author of American Prophets (HarperOne, 2021).

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Trump and his religion advisers launch new national faith advisory board

In another sign Donald Trump is eyeing a run to regain the White House, the former president and his religious advisers announced the launch of a national faith advisory board on Sept. 2, apparently aimed at reinvigorating his conservative Christian base.

Refugee aid groups criticize Biden for stumbles in evacuating 'desperate' Afghans

"We've been screaming from the rooftops for months now that we need to get these allies to Guam or another U.S. territory," says a leader of one of the faith-based agencies contracted with the U.S. government to resettle refugees.

Maine faith leaders sign letter calling on Sen. Susan Collins to back For the People Act

More than 125 religious leaders and people of faith in Maine have signed a letter calling on lawmakers to support the For the People Act, adding to substantial religious pressure on elected officials to pass the sweeping federal voting rights bill.

White House announces new religious affairs leaders, first Muslim religious freedom ambassador

The White House announced a slate of nominations and appointments for top religious affairs roles, including the first Muslim American nominated to be the U.S. ambassador-at-large for International Religious Freedom.

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