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22 Faith Leaders To Watch in 2022 Article
Community members attend a candlelight vigil in Indianapolis.

22 Faith Leaders To Watch in 2022

There’s been no shortage of faith-based advocacy during the first year of the Biden administration.

Guthrie Graves-Fitzsimmons, Maggie Siddiqi

Abortion, Justice, and Religion Article
Demonstrators gather in front of U.S. Supreme Court during

Abortion, Justice, and Religion

Rabbi Danya Ruttenberg of the National Council of Jewish Women shares her thoughts on Dobbs v. Jackson and the fight for abortion rights.

Guthrie Graves-Fitzsimmons

Christians Have a Role To Play in Defending U.S. Democracy Article
Hundreds march in Washington with event banner in front

Christians Have a Role To Play in Defending U.S. Democracy

CAP interviews one of the country’s most influential Christian leaders, the Rev. Adam Russell Taylor, to learn more about Christian political engagement at this moment in history.

Guthrie Graves-Fitzsimmons

Religious Organizations Are Integral to the Fight Against Gun Violence Report
Chaplain speaks after Harlem peace walk.

Religious Organizations Are Integral to the Fight Against Gun Violence

Religious organizations and people of faith across the country are working to heal their communities and prevent gun violence through support for broader reforms.

Maggie Siddiqi, Benjamin Fleisher

Maine Provides Leadership on Religion and Vaccines Article
View looking into a brightly lit recreation room in a church. Folding tables covered in red tablecloths and folding chairs are visible, with several people wearing masks and winter clothes are shown sitting or standing waiting for vaccinations or filling out paper forms.

Maine Provides Leadership on Religion and Vaccines

The Rev. Jane Field of the Maine Council of Churches shares her thoughts on Maine’s approach to containing COVID-19, as well as the response from religious communities in the state.

Guthrie Graves-Fitzsimmons

Personal Reflections on the 20th Anniversary of 9/11 Article
The sun rises behind the skyline of lower Manhattan and One World Trade Center in New York City as people walk through the Empty Sky 9/11 memorial in Jersey City, New Jersey, on April 24, 2021. (Getty/Gary Hershorn)

Personal Reflections on the 20th Anniversary of 9/11

Staff and fellows at the Center for American Progress share how 9/11 changed their lives.

Center for American Progress staff and fellows

Religious Americans Demand Climate Action Report
Calls for climate action and Line 3 pipeline protest signs are seen during a faith gathering and prayer circle in Minnesota, June 2021. (Getty/Kerem Yucel/AFP)

Religious Americans Demand Climate Action

Faith groups across the board are advocating for climate justice, including through the investments in the bipartisan infrastructure framework and reconciliation packages.

Guthrie Graves-Fitzsimmons, Maggie Siddiqi

21 Faith Leaders To Watch in 2021 Article

21 Faith Leaders To Watch in 2021

From climate change to gun violence to civil rights, religious leaders are having a positive impact on all areas of American public life.

Guthrie Graves-Fitzsimmons, Maggie Siddiqi

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