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

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With child tax credit stance, Manchin runs afoul of former faith allies

As Democrats struggle to revive talks over the stalled Build Back Better bill, Sen. Joe Manchin is facing pushback from religious groups frustrated by his support for work requirements for the child tax credit.

Second ‘George Floyd’ Pietà stolen from Catholic University

A second painting of Jesus and his mother, Mary, in which Jesus is widely thought to be depicted as George Floyd, has been stolen from the walls of the Catholic University of America’s law school.

'George Floyd' pietà at Catholic University stolen after artist receives death threats

A painting of Jesus and his mother Mary, in which Jesus is seen by many to be painted in the likeness of George Floyd in response to his agonizing death, was recently stolen from Catholic University of America Columbus Law School.

As Catholic bishops gather, so do protesters on right and left

The U.S. bishops' gathering in Baltimore is set to host at least two unusually visible demonstrations that showcase the broad spectrum of U.S. Catholic thought. On Day One, liberal-leaning Catholic groups protested outside the hotel where the bishops met in a closed, executive session.