David Gibson | Religion News Service




Stories by David Gibson | Religion News Service
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Catholic Sisters v. the Koch Brothers

The “Nuns on the Bus” are traveling to 10 key U.S. Senate battleground states to tackle political “dark money.”

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Is James Foley a Martyr?

The American journalist’s murder by the Islamic State has Christians debating whether he should be considered a martyr.

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Vatican: Defrocked Diplomat Who Abused Children Could Face Extradition

Stripped of his diplomatic immunity, Jozef Wesolowski

 could be sent to the Dominican Republic, where he preyed on young boys.

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Are Christians in America Facing a ‘Babylonian Exile’?

Feeling increasingly persecuted, conservative Christians turn to the biblical image of Babylonian captivity.

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Religious Conservatives Call on U.S. to “Destory” Islamic State

A coalition of religious leaders has signed a petition urging for military force to stop the killing of religious minorities in Iraq.

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No ‘Pope Francis Effect’ on Capitol Hill Gridlock

Despite the almost universal popularity of Pope Francis, the House of Representatives was unable to muster enough bipartisan support to pass a resolution lauding Francis’s election.