• A pastor explains his politics after saying Trump has authority to attack North Korea

    A pastor explains his politics after saying Trump has authority to attack North Korea

    • Aug 15, 2017

    Pastor Robert Jeffress says people have overreacted to his statement that God has given President Donald Trump the authority to “take out” North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The Baptist leader said the Bible has given government the authority to use whatever force necessary, including assassination or war, to topple an evil dictator. The remarks came just a month after an article in a Vatican-approved journal said an Evangelical fundamentalism that was “not adverse to conflicts” was exerting influence on U.S. politics.

  • Trump advisor seeks meeting with Pope Francis after “incendiary” article in Jesuit journal

    • Aug 8, 2017

    An Evangelical leader aligned with Donald Trump has called an article about U.S. politics in the Jesuit-run journal La Civiltà Cattolica “incendiary,” but says “rather than being offended, we have chosen to attempt to make peace,” and asked for a meeting with Pope Francis.

  • A Latino/a take: Vatican’s ‘ecumenism of hate’ essay is onto something

    A Latino/a take: Vatican’s ‘ecumenism of hate’ essay is onto something

    • Aug 7, 2017

    Theologian and former U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See, Miguel H. Diaz, contends that the central theological insights and socio-political implications for American society voiced by Jesuit Father Antonio Spadaro and Reverend Marcelo Figueroa in a controversial article on U.S. politics in a Vatican-affiliated publication find a home within the hearts of Latinos/as and other “underrepresented” communities in the United States.