Many Chileans are still furious over Francis appointing a bishop who was connected to a notorious abuser.
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf handed over power in the West African nation's first peaceful transition in decades.
He is best known for his 1984 book The Nature of Doctrine and his engagement in the ecumenical movement.
The government declared that members of 20 organizations will be barred entry for security reasons as of March 1.
Susan Silverman has proposed the Anne Frank Home Sanctuary movement, calling on members of Rabbis for Human Rights to house asylum-seekers the prime minister plans to deport.
Last year nearly 1,500 priests joined Unite, one of Britain’s largest unions.
Several Evangelical Covenant Church 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.
Smith raised fundamental questions about the nature of religion.
The reprisal against former Jakarta governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama has created urgency in Indonesia and elsewhere for protecting civil liberties.
“He feels he can make a difference, and I think he can,” said a fellow member of Covenant United Methodist Church.