In Trump’s Remarks, Black Churches See a Nation Backsliding

On the day before Martin Luther King’s Birthday, churchgoers said President Trump’s denigration of immigrants was one more turn toward an uglier past in America.

Quandary for Alabama Pastors: What to Say About Roy Moore

Appalled by the allegations against the Senate candidate, but hesitant to alienate churchgoers who support him, many ministers steered clear of the race in Sunday sermons.

In Quick Reversal, Southern Baptists Denounce White Nationalists

At a conference, pastors at first declined a resolution denouncing the so-called alt-right. Facing backlash, they approved a less harsh version.

Methodist High Court Rejects First Openly Gay Bishop’s Consecration

By LAURIE GOODSTEIN April 28, 2017 The United Methodist Church’s highest court has ruled that the consecration of its first openly gay bishop violated church law, compounding a bitter rift over homosexuality that has brought the 13-million-member...