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Sojourners in the News

Get Religion Blog 05/19/2015
God forgives. Bandidos don't. A crucial, relevant fact at the heart of the fighting in, yes, Waco and the heart of Texas?
Huffington Post 05/15/2015
How refreshing it was to be in the presence of leaders of faith are more interested in the needs of the poor and the call of Christ than in being...
The Washington Post 05/14/2015
This week, Washington saw a high-profile example of another new way conservative evangelicals and Catholics are teaming up in public more — a summit...
NBC online 05/12/2015
Whenever President Barack Obama wades into the debate over the causes of poverty, he often encounters critics at both ends of the ideological...
Time Magazine (online) 05/11/2015
On Monday in Washington, a diverse group of 120 political, religious and civic leaders including President Obama will gather at Georgetown University...
Huffington Post 05/08/2015
According to a report from the PRRI, when white evangelical Protestants heard about Freddie Gray’s death, they were likely to say that it was just an...
Eugene Weekly 05/07/2015
We can again be a leader for our nation and at the same time join the rest of the countries of our developed world in providing health care for all.
Broad Street Review 05/02/2015
It will take more than smiles and hugs to make Sandtown-Winchester a neighborhood that inspires hope, rather than despair.
Huffington Post 05/01/2015
Baltimore is a parable, a story that can teach us important lessons, and one in which we are still missing the most important lessons.
Washington Post (Acts of Faith) 04/30/2015
Let us pray for the end of the fires, and the end of “next times.”
Non-Profit Quarterly 04/28/2015
If it is simply a matter of forgiving, perhaps better stated as reconciliation, that still leaves the question of the kind of “just world” people are... 04/28/2015
The rioting that erupted in Baltimore on Monday marked an escalation of the racial turmoil that has flared across the US in recent months following...
Huffington Post 04/28/2015
If we want to understand and do justice to important things in our world, we have to notice the "soft ideas" which face our hard and harsh...
Spectrum 04/23/2015
Bell now says that he doesn’t think God “exists.” Brown has published a book that is, in substantial part, a response to his friend’s experience.
Religion News Service 04/22/2015
The World Bank is teaming up with global religious leaders in a 15-year effort to end extreme poverty by 2030.
Lebanon Daily News 04/21/2015
Rose Berger, senior associate editor of Sojourners magazine, will give the keynote address at Lebanon Valley College's baccalaureate service.
Huffington Post 04/16/2015
More than 50 Christian leaders voiced our support for the framework of a Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action between Iran and the P5+1 nations (the...
Fars News Agency 04/16/2015
Over 50 Christian leaders voiced their support for the recently agreed framework of a Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action between Iran and the Group 5...
Think Progress 04/15/2015
A sweeping coalition of Catholic leaders is calling on lawmakers to embrace Obama’s proposed deal with Iran to scale back the country’s nuclear...
National Catholic Reporter 04/14/2015
Nearly 400 Catholic and evangelical leaders said the occasion of Holy Week prompted them to "speak out with renewed urgency against the death...