Religion

Pope Francis gives Regina Coeli address on Easter Monday.

The Vatican’s Bewildering New Declaration The Vatican’s Bewildering New Declaration

It’s raised controversy with its unfortunate treatment of trans people. But its own arguments support their right to self-determination.

Apr 16, 2024 / Michael F. Pettinger

Capitol Police arrest demonstrators with Christians for a Free Palestine for protesting inside a U.S. Senate cafeteria for a ceasefire and aid for Gaza, Washington, DC, April 9, 2024.

Christian Peacemakers Are Ramping Up Their Faith-Based Call for a Cease-fire Christian Peacemakers Are Ramping Up Their Faith-Based Call for a Cease-fire

Dozens of Christians for a Free Palestine activists were arrested in Washington last week, in a burgeoning effort to save famine-threatened Gaza.

Apr 15, 2024 / John Nichols

Rabbi Hillel Comics

Rabbi Hillel Comics Rabbi Hillel Comics

Not Kosher?

Apr 15, 2024 / OppArt / Steve Brodner

Trump Campaign Launches

Donald Trump’s Christian Soldiers Donald Trump’s Christian Soldiers

The MAGA church and white evangelical Christian voters.

Apr 15, 2024 / Peter Dreier

The Trump Revival

The Trump Revival The Trump Revival

To a growing contingent of right-wing evangelical Christians, Donald Trump isn’t just an aspiring two-term president. He’s an actual prophet.

Apr 15, 2024 / Feature / Chris Lehmann

Bishop William J. Barber II speaks onstage during the Clinton Global Initiative September 2023 Meeting at New York Hilton Midtown on September 19, 2023, in New York City.

The Rev. Barber and Other Faith Leaders Issue a Bold Call to Reject Christian Nationalism The Rev. Barber and Other Faith Leaders Issue a Bold Call to Reject Christian Nationalism

The Rev. Dr. William Barber II and allies reject “divisive cultural wedge issues” in favor of “a public theology that is good news for all people.”

Apr 11, 2024 / John Nichols

Heinrich Himmler inspecting the Galicia Division in May 1944. Otto Wächter is in the background.

Why Is the American Library Association Whitewashing the History of Ukrainian Nazis? Why Is the American Library Association Whitewashing the History of Ukrainian Nazis?

In honoring a book depicting Ukrainian volunteers in the Waffen SS as heroes and patriots, the group reveals historical ignorance—or indifference to antisemitism.

Apr 10, 2024 / Lev Golinkin

Pro-Palestinian demonstrators call for a cease-fire in Gaza during a protest as part of the “People's White House Ceasefire Now Iftar” outside the White House on April 2, 2024, in Washington, DC.

What It Takes to Break Joe Biden’s Zionist Bubble What It Takes to Break Joe Biden’s Zionist Bubble

The president’s rigid ideological commitment has led him to shut out government dissenters—and his own voters.

Apr 5, 2024 / Jeet Heer

When Faith Meets Fascism

When Faith Meets Fascism When Faith Meets Fascism

Producer Rob Reiner and director Dan Partland discuss the rise of Christian nationalism and their new film God & Country.

Apr 3, 2024 / Q&A / Laura Flanders

The Rev. William J. Barber II speaks during an early voting rally near a polling location in Columbus, Ga., on Sunday, November 27, 2022.

The Rev. William Barber on Trump’s Holy Week Gambit: “The Bible Exposes Grifters” The Rev. William Barber on Trump’s Holy Week Gambit: “The Bible Exposes Grifters”

Trump is trying to hawk Bibles to his followers. Barber and others are not convinced.

Mar 30, 2024 / John Nichols

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