- May 9, 2021
Network, the Catholic social justice lobby that has been run by women religious since its founding 50 years ago, will get its first lay leader effective April 6.
The Biden administration signed an executive order Sunday to reestablish the White House Office of Faith-based Neighborhood Partnerships from the Obama administration – something faith organizations have long hoped for.
On January 21, the day after Joe Biden’s inauguration, 50 faith organizations called on the president to restore an Obama administration White House office that would serve as a liaison between the organizations and lawmakers.
It’s only been two weeks into Biden’s term, but they haven’t gotten a response either way.
What had been separate Democratic and Republican coronavirus relief bills became a bipartisan effort thanks to Congress’ Problem Solvers Caucus, according to a lobbyist for Network, a Catholic social justice lobby.
Groups that support immigrants have lodged a complaint with the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Inspector General saying that a nurse has come forward with detailed allegations of mass hysterectomies she said have been performed on immigrant women in detention in a Georgia facility.
The liberal-leaning Christian group Faithful America is launching a new project focused on chipping away at President Donald Trump’s support among religious voters in three swing states.
On the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, college student Aalayah Eastmond, of Trinity Washington University, spoke of her dream Aug. 28, at the place where iconic civil rights leader, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., delivered his famous “I have a dream” speech 57 years before.
The Episcopal bishop of Washington, D.C., who criticized President Donald Trump after he held a Bible aloft at a photo op at a historic church in her diocese, is among the diverse group of faith leaders selected by Democrats to speak at their presidential nominating convention.