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Adelle M. Banks

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Posted by Adelle M. Banks 5 days 6 hours ago
While Republican leaders blast President Obama for taking executive action on immigration reform, some prominent evangelical leaders are welcoming the president’s plans to keep about 5 ...
Posted by Adelle M. Banks 6 days 7 hours ago
Dozens of faith leaders and consumer advocates are pressing Congress to create a national interest rate cap for payday lenders instead of the exorbitant three-digit rates currently charged...
Posted by Adelle M. Banks 1 week 2 hours ago
Like the lawmakers he lobbies on Capitol Hill, the Rev. C. Welton Gaddy has a foot in two worlds — Washington during the week, his hometown on the weekends.So when Gaddy boards a flight each Friday...
Posted by Adelle M. Banks 4 weeks 6 days ago
The trustees of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary have affirmed the school’s president, Paige Patterson, after investigating his decision to admit a Muslim student into the school’s Ph.D...
Posted by Adelle M. Banks 4 weeks 6 days ago
An alliance of evangelical organizations has pledged to dramatically increase the number of church-based legal clinics across the country to assist immigrants with the complicated processes of...

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.