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Adelle M. Banks

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Posted by Adelle M. Banks 1 week 14 hours ago
By her own count, Bishop Yvette Flunder has officiated at 149 funerals for victims of AIDS and HIV. Her office in Oakland, Calif., contains the ashes from some of those funerals after family members...
Posted by Adelle M. Banks 3 weeks 4 days ago
Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd and former leaders of the nation’s largest Protestant denomination on March 2 called on President Obama to defend “the least of these” against the...
Posted by Adelle M. Banks 6 weeks 1 day ago
Here’s a sampling from some of the nation's denominations:1. SOUTHERN BAPTISTSThe Southern Baptist Convention has passed more than 50 resolutions about the “deleterious effects of consuming alcohol...
Posted by Adelle M. Banks 7 weeks 1 day ago
President Obama on Feb. 5 called for an emphasis on what is just about the world’s religions as a way to counter the ways faith has been distorted across the globe.“We see faith driving us to do...
Posted by Adelle M. Banks 7 weeks 2 days ago
Should religious colleges be bound by the same union and labor rules as secular universities? Or be rated by the same criteria?Those questions and more will be tackled by the presidents of three...

Articles by Adelle M. Banks

I've been a religion reporter for more than a decade, and I still find that many
misunderstand my title—journalists included.