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Weekly Wrap 2.21.20: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week

by the Web Editors 02-21-2020

A nun’s Amazon journey, racist abolitionists, your right to vote, and more.

Weekly Wrap 2.14.20: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week

by the Web Editors 02-14-2020

Social reform evangelicals, Bill Barr’s authoritarianism, privacy in dating apps, and more.

Weekly Wrap 2.7.20: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week

by the Web Editors 02-07-2020

Richard Rohr’s universalism, religious liberty, National Prayer Breakfast, Shakira, and more.

Trump Takes Aim at Romney, Pelosi at National Prayer Breakfast

by the Web Editors 02-06-2020

President Donald Trump holds up a copy of USA Today's front page as he arrives to address the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C., Feb. 6, 2020. REUTERS/Leah Millis

At Thursday's National Prayer Breakfast, President Donald Trump kicked off his remarks by pointing to the "terrible ordeal" of impeachment, apparently taking aim at Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah), who voted to convict the president on the charge of abuse of power a day earlier, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), who said recently she prays for the president

Senate Votes to Acquit Trump, Romney Lone Republican Dissent

by the Web Editors 02-05-2020

Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) walks from the senate chamber during a break in the Senate impeachment trial at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., Jan. 31, 2020. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo

The Republican-controlled Senate has voted not to remove President Donald Trump from office by a vote of 52-48 on the abuse of power charge and 53-47 on obstruction of Congress. Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) was the lone Republican vote to convict on abuse of power.

Weekly Wrap 1.31.20: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week

by the Web Editors 01-31-2020

Activists addressing SBC abuse, Agro-ecology in Guatemala, and Kylo Ren's Undercover Boss part 2.

Weekly Wrap 1.24.20: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week

by the Web Editors 01-24-2020

Pro-gun civil disobedience, ‘American Dirt’ controversy, quitting the priesthood, and more.

Trump to Attend 'March for Life' as Pence Wraps Up Papal Visit

by the Web Editors 01-24-2020

Marchers rally at the Supreme Court during the 46th annual March for Life in Washington, D.C. Jan. 18, 2019. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo

On Friday, President Donald Trump prepared to be the first U.S. president to attend the March for Life, the annual gathering of anti-abortion activists and faith groups in Washington, D.C., just after Vice President Mike Pence met with Pope Francis during an unusually long audience at the Vatican.

Rev. Schenck Criticizes Falwell's Call for Pro-Gun Civil Disobedience

by the Web Editors 01-21-2020

Image via By The Old Major/Shutterstock

Since November, more than 100 local municipalities, counties, cities, and towns have called for their residents to become Second Amendment Sanctuary cities and oppose “unconstitutional restrictions” on guns. Falwell also told Starnes that he would not be surprised if citizens and law enforcement officers “in the good part of Virginia” decided not to enforce whatever laws are passed.

Weekly Wrap 1.17.20: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week

by the Web Editors 01-17-2020

Bohnoeffer scholars issue statement of concern, documenting the journey of fleeing Venezuelans, how to fix democracy with design, and more.

Weekly Wrap 1.10.20: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week

by the Web Editors 01-10-2020

Rumi, avoiding war with Iran, British royals-at-large, and more.

Conservative Super PAC Takes Aim at Trump-Supporting Evangelicals

by the Web Editors 01-09-2020

Faith leaders pray with Trump in the Oval Office, September 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

The super PAC juxtaposes footage of prominent white evangelical leaders praising the president with derogatory and violent quotes from Trump himself, with the assumed aim of illuminating a religious hypocrisy among Trump-voting Christians.

Weekly Wrap 1.3.20: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week

by the Web Editors 01-03-2020

The end of white Christian America, ‘The Two Popes,’ fighting winter dread, and more.

Weekly Wrap 12.27.19: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week

by the Web Editors 12-27-2019

Protests in Modi’s India, Star Wars, prophetic truth in the new year, and more.

Weekly Wrap 12.20.19: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week

by the Web Editors 12-20-2019

Science shows positive results of gratitude, that CT editorial, 25 best books of the decade, and more.

Weekly Wrap 12.13.19: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week

by the Web Editors 12-13-2019

The church paying off people’s debts, Greta, misuses of Romans 13, and more.

Weekly Wrap 12.6.19: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week

by the Web Editors 12-06-2019

Climate music, baby Yoda, women in church leadership, and more on this week's Wrap. 

Weekly Wrap 11.29.19: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week

by the Web Editors 11-29-2019

Latino evangelical Trumpers, debating health care, Baby Yoda, and more.

Jim Wallis: 'White Nationalism Is Not Just Racist, It's Anti-Christ'

by the Web Editors 11-27-2019

Sojourners President Jim Wallis sat down on Morning Joe for Wednesday's show to talk about evangelicals' continued support for President Donald Trump and what it means for Christian witness. 

Weekly Wrap 11.22.19: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week

by the Web Editors 11-22-2019

4. Pete Buttigieg on Faith 'As a Source of Unity' and Its Role in the 2020 Election

We have a form of kind of cheap nationalism that uses the idea of nationality to tell a lot of people that they aren’t your neighbor--even if they literally are your neighbor.