“If you are a direct victim of gun violence, you have a right to be heard,” said a grieving mother who has engaged in advocacy with people from Newtown, Connecticut.
Roy Moore—known for controversial stances on God and government—was defeated by Doug Jones, an attorney who prosecuted a civil rights era church bombing case.
The award honors his book The Cross and the Lynching Tree, which shows how white supremacy has affected dominant views in the church.
The "sensitive locations" policy is in question with undocumented people in hospitals. What about in congregations providing sanctuary?
Even al-Qaeda supporters criticized the killing of more than 300 people at Friday prayers.
Many Jews in Israel were pleased, while other groups—including among U.S. Jews—were concerned.
In Francis' recent trip to Myanmar and Bangladesh, he heard calls to condemn persecution of Muslims and fears of violence against Christians.
Samson Mulinge Mutuse and Evelyn Mueni Mulinge are among 260,000 Kenyan married couples where one spouse is HIV-positive and one HIV-negative.
A report from the Pew Research Center looks at projections depending on rates of welcoming refugees and immigrants.
A priest mediated. The council of churches called for national dialogue. And a Pentecostal pastor organized a large-scale protest.