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At a National Day of Prayer event held at the White House, President Donald Trump signed an executive order creating the White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives. The executive order was signed “to ensure that the faith-based and […]

By ADELLE M. BANKS c. 2011 Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) Supporters marked the 60th annual National Day of Prayer on Thursday (May 5), just weeks after a federal appeals court dismissed a suit that challenged the law creating the […]

WASHINGTON (RNS) The law calling for an annual National Day of Prayer imposes solely on the duties of the U.S. president, leaving private citizens no legal standing to challenge it, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday (April 14). The unanimous […]