- Jul 4, 2020
RIO DE JANEIRO — Like every Sunday, Brazilian Pastor Silas Malafaia took the stage of his Pentecostal temple in a middle-class Rio de Janeiro neighborhood. But this week, he wore a T-shirt instead of a blazer and, behind the three cameras broadcasting to his legion of YouTube followers, were thousands
President Donald Trump’s “beautiful” idea to reopen the U.S. economy by Easter Sunday and pack church pews that day was dreamed up during a conference call among business leaders desperate to get the country back up and running.
In a bid to solidify his evangelical base, President Donald Trump took steps Thursday to give religious organizations easier access to federal programs, and he reaffirmed students’ rights to pray in public schools.
White evangelical Protestants stand noticeably apart from other religious people on how the government should act on two of the most politically divisive issues at play in the 2020 presidential election, according to a new poll of Americans from various faith backgrounds.
As the Synod for the Amazon approaches, Church leaders in the region want to speak about the growing influence of Evangelical and Pentecostal denominations among indigenous peoples.
For a Catholic witness on religious freedom to be effective, it must be consistent and apply across the board, lest it seem mere confessional self-interest.