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Faith leaders urge US Congress to honour election result

US Episcopal Church Bishop Mariann Budde

Washington DC, USAP More than 2,000 faith leaders and religious activists are calling on members of the US Congress to honour the result of November’s election and avoid “a delayed and drawn out objection” this week when President-elect Joe Biden’s win is set to be certified.  Signatories to the statement released Monday include many prominent […]

US scholar James Cone, ‘founder of black liberation theology’, dies at 79

James Cone

RNS James H Cone, the scholar known as the “founder of black liberation theology,” died on Saturday, Union Theological Seminary announced. He was 79. Rev James Cone, known as the father of black liberation theology, and the Bill & Judith Moyers Distinguished Professor of Systematic Theology at Union Theological Seminary, died on Saturday. PICTURE: Courtesy […]