Looming over the new Supreme Court session is the question of who will replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia? What to look for in terms of religion in the new SCOTUS term.
In the coming days, Jews around the world will celebrate Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Here are seven story ideas for covering the High Holy Days.
The International Society of Krishna Consciousness celebrates its 50th anniversary, despite major setbacks.
The United Methodist Church will wrestle once more at its General Conference with the question of homosexuality. Will there be an accord? Will there be schism? Or will the issue return in another four years, as it has for the last four decades?
UM Action is part of the Institute on Religion & Democracy, a faith-based alliance of Christians working to monitor, comment on and report on issues affecting the church. It was founded in 1994 by Mark Tooley, IRD’s president, with the goal of bringing greater transparency and accountability to United Methodism through reporting and advocacy work. John Lomperis is […]
John Lomperis is the United Methodist director for the Institute on Religion & Democracy, which supports renewal and orthodoxy within American Christian denominations. He is an expert on liberal and conservative groups within the United Methodist Church and on different movements within the UMC. He is based in Chicago. Contact via IRD’s communications center.
Will the next appointment expand the religious diversity of a court that now includes only Roman Catholic and Jewish justices?