Adelle M. Banks
Adelle M. Banks writes for Religion News Service.
Donna L. Barrett is stepping into a top leadership role in the world’s largest Pentecostal denomination.
The ecumenical National Council of Churches has also launched a Truth and Racial Justice Initiative, “a nationwide accounting of how churches and their leaders have been complicit in, and have perpetuated, racism in America.”
Smith is one of the surviving workers whose strike brought Martin Luther King Jr. to Tennessee in 1968.
Several Evangelical Covenant clergy are facing discipline for participating in a same-sex wedding. Thousands of people connected to the denomination are petitioning for a moratorium on such actions.
The disaster relief agency cited the Supreme Court's Trinity Lutheran decision in changing its policy.
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