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As US Senate nears Kavanaugh confirmation vote, faith voices speak out

Kavanaugh Protestors

RNS As senators remain embroiled in a contentious battle over Brett Kavanaugh’s potential elevation to the US Supreme Court, faith groups are increasingly voicing both passionate opposition to and support for the nominee. On Wednesday, the National Council of Churches – which boasts 38 member denominations with 40 million members – unveiled a sternly worded […]

US churches call for action on guns in wake of school shooting

The National Council of Churches in the US has called on lawmakers to “shake off fear of the gun lobby” and act to ensure high-powered weapons are taken off the streets in the wake of Wednesday’s school shooting which has left 17 dead. In a statement, the council said they wept for the 17 lives […]