Atlanta Pastor Barrett Owen said months of continuous news about Pope Francis I and his concern for “the least of these” inspired him to go public with his growing admiration for the Roman Catholic leader. He’s not the only evangelical who values the new pontiff’s approach.

Published in People
Tuesday, 01 October 2013 14:43

Baptist leader says pope soft on sin

Russell Moore says the pope’s latest interview in an Italian newspaper “is more than just confusing. It’s a theological wreck.”

Published in Theology
Friday, 20 September 2013 09:38

AWAB head applauds pope’s remarks

Robin Lunn, executive director of the Association of Welcoming & Affirming Baptists, joined other members of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force in welcoming comments by Pope Francis saying the Church needs to talk about more than just gays, abortion and birth control.

Published in Social Issues
Thursday, 01 August 2013 13:38

On the margins

Whatever else we know about the Deity as represented in Jesus the Christ, it is that God is on the side of the poor.

Published in Can I Get a Witness?
Wednesday, 20 March 2013 11:43

Baptists hopeful about new pope

Baptist theologians see in Pope Francis an ally for promoting dialogue and inspiring Protestants. 

Published in People
Friday, 15 March 2013 14:26

BWA to attend papal inauguration

Baptist World Alliance President John Upton announced plans to attend the inauguration of Pope Francis March 19 at the Vatican.

Published in Organizations
Thursday, 14 March 2013 12:06

SBC leader denounces papacy

Southern Seminary President Albert Mohler says papal authority is “anathema” to evangelical beliefs.

Published in Theology