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The well-supported god of white supremacy is often the one that many Christian churches actually worship. This god offers them a worldview in which they are both hero and victim of a country amid dramatic demographic transition. […] Read More

White supremacy has a subtle catechesis, or religious education. Its god trains people to see the world through the lens of the white gaze. Often worshipped at the altar of patriotism, it dominates through power and control. […] Read More

If specific moments can serve as memory triggers for a larger historical period, these seven current headlines would characterize this COVID-19 season in US history. God have mercy on our souls. […] Read More

Even though Sudan has banned female genital mutilation, 30 countries continue the practice, which has been inflicted upon 200 million women and girls. We need the light of public dialogue shined upon this horrific practice to end it. […] Read More

Pharmaceutical companies have rapidly increased drug costs in the past, raising concerns about the affordability of a potential COVID-19 vaccine. Government investment in medical research can help control pricing, but the U.S. rarely requires such commitments in exchange for funding. […] Read More

The world is facing a crisis in four areas: health care, economics, politics and morality. People of faith can help bring about relief, recovery and reconstruction by faithing, hoping and loving. […] Read More

The COVID-19 pandemic has shifted the ever-present moral distress faced by health care workers ‘into overdrive.’ The local church must mobilize to provide both immediate and long-term support to those on the front lines. […] Read More

Potential costs keep some U.S. adults from seeking medical care for symptoms associated with COVID-19, a new survey found. This corroborates earlier polling data about postponed health care visits and procedures due to financial considerations. […] Read More

The ‘Doctrine of Double Effect,’ developed by Thomas Aquinas, offers a time-tested method for assessing human challenge trials being proposed to streamline COVID-19 vaccine development. […] Read More

A 10-year-old boy from Liberia received life-changing surgery in the U.S. thanks to connections formed through a charitable foundation established to build houses, churches and schools. […] Read More