Hobgood was the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) general minister and president from 2003 to 2005, and founded the Disciples Center for Public Witness.
Sfeir became patriarch amid Lebanon’s civil war. He became known as a voice against injustice.
Several colleagues believe he was murdered for being outspoken about deforestation near his parish.
Betty Rendón, who is also a doctoral student at Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, was arrested when ICE raided her home.
Through the L’Arche network of communities and his books, he lifted up the brokenness of people with and without developmental disabilities—and their potential for transformation.
She pointed toward a God who loves us in ways we can’t yet comprehend.
Analogous to the US Presidential Medal of Freedom, the award honors Tebbe’s leadership at Forman Christian College in Lahore.
Vanier found fullness of life in those snatched from despair and placed in homes based on mutuality, respect, and care.
Evans’s books A Year of Biblical Womanhood, Searching for Sunday, and Inspired traced the evolution of her faith.
Sartain, who is in poor health, had requested a coadjutor archbishop serving alongside him in a transition period. Pope Francis chose Etienne.
“I couldn’t be more pleased,” Smith said about turning over the role of president and CEO of the media ministry to Dalrymple.
Gregory helped navigate the church’s response to the 2002 sexual abuse scandals—including new policies and norms to address it.
Peru is among the world's top sources of precious metals. Mining is poisoning people and turning forests into wasteland.
Kaji Douša and Ravi Ragbir of the New Sanctuary Coalition point to recent reports as evidence that they are being targeted for being outspoken advocates for immigrants.
In March 1965, he and fellow editor Martin E. Marty participated in the second civil rights march in Selma, Alabama.