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A Resolution Condemning White Supremacy Causes Chaos at the Southern Baptist Convention

At its annual meeting, the evangelical denomination initially declined to consider a statement of its opposition to the alt-right.<p><i>Updated at 6:10 p.m. EST on June 14</i><p>The Southern Baptist Convention’s annual meeting turned chaotic in Phoenix this week over a resolution that condemned white supremacy …

‘Symbol of racism’: Southern Baptists vote to ‘discontinue’ use of Confederate flag

Christians should “discontinue” displaying the Confederate flag as it is a symbol of racism and hatred, the Southern Baptists faith group voted at …

Southern Baptists Split With Donald Trump On Refugee Resettlement

Southern Baptists are one of the most reliably Republican religious groups in the U.S. But in a week when the party's presumptive presidential nominee has expanded on his proposal for a temporary ban on Muslims entering the United States, the Southern Baptist Convention is taking a different …

Trump Wants Restrictions on Muslim Immigration — but the Southern Baptist Convention Has an Entirely Different Idea

The Southern Baptist Convention passed a resolution this week during its annual meeting in St. Louis, Missouri, calling on affiliated churches to welcome in refugees — a policy that counters Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s calls to restrict Muslim immigration.<p>The approved measure, …

Southern Baptist Convention Urges Churches To Welcome Refugees

At their annual meeting this week, the Southern Baptist Convention passed resolutions calling for the end of the display of the Confederate battle flag and urged churches to welcome refugees.<p>Transcript<p>KELLY MCEVERS, HOST:<p>Southern Baptists are one of the most conservative, reliably Republican groups …

Southern Baptist Convention in uproar over ‘alt-right’

PHOENIX (AP) — A national meeting of Southern Baptists will consider condemning the political movement known as the “alt-right” amid an uproar over …