Evangelicals

Jair Bolsonaro Thanks God for Surviving Campaign Stabbing

“First, I want to thank God for being alive,” were the first words President-elect Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil said at an Evangelical Christian service on Tuesday night, his first public appearance since winning Sunday’s election.

Brazilian lawmaker Jair Bolsonaro, who is a pushing a bid for president, is a conservative who has been compared to Donald Trump and hard right French leader Marine Le Pen

Exclusive — Evangelical Pastor Robert Jeffress Prays at Jerusalem Embassy; Romney Attacks

Former presidential candidate Mitt Romney has joined the attack against Pastor Robert Jeffress for praying at Monday’s ceremony moving the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Romney faults the longtime supporter of the Jewish state for what many regard as Jeffress’ mainstream evangelical Christian beliefs about sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Collage of Mitt Romney profile and Pastor Robert Jeffress as he prays at the opening of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem.

Papal Advisers Bash American Christians in Bigoted Screed

In a peculiar, rambling essay, papal adviser Father Antonio Spadaro SJ has caricatured white southern evangelicals as well as conservative American Catholics as ignorant, theocratic, Manichean, war-mongering fanatics anxiously awaiting the apocalypse.

Pope Francis talks with Jesuit Father Antonio Spadaro, editor of La Civilta Cattolica, while meeting journalists aboard his flight to Havana Feb. 12. Traveling to Mexico for a six-day visit, the pope is stopping briefly in Cuba to meet with Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill of Moscow at the Havana airport. …

Atheist Frank Schaeffer Slams Rev. Franklin Graham for Supporting Trump

In a rabid new op-ed, atheist author Frank Schaeffer blasts leading evangelicals Revs. Franklin Graham and Jerry Falwell Jr. for their support of President-elect Donald Trump, suggesting that they have betrayed their biblical values in exchange for white supremacy and irrationality.

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NAACP’s Barber: White Evangelical Movement Engaging in Heresy

During Saturday’s broadcast of “AM Joy” on MSNBC, North Carolina NAACP President Rev. William Barber claimed the white evangelicals are engaging “in a form of heresy” by supporting GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump even though he has alleged violence towards

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Carson to Scarborough: Evangelicals Are Not Choosing the ‘Preacher-in-Chief’

Wednesday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” former Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson, a former candidate for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, explained why presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump can appeal to evangelical Christians despite not having a complete knowledge

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Christian Post: Southern Evangelical Pastor Jeffress Slams Glenn Beck

The Christian Post is following up on a story first reported at Breitbart News, that Robert Jeffress, pastor of the First Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas, is rebuking Glenn Beck for claiming that “all throughout the South the Evangelicals are not listening to their God.”

American television personality and radio host Glenn Beck talks from his knees about Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz during a campaign event at the Johnson County Fairgrounds January 31, 2016 inIowa City, Iowa.