Biden Signs Executive Order Reestablishing White House Faith Office

Jack Jenkins and Adelle M. Banks of Religion News Service report, “President Joe Biden signed an executive order on Sunday (Feb. 14) reestablishing the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, undoing former President Donald Trump’s efforts to reshape an agency that went largely unstaffed for most of his tenure.” Former Director Melissa Rodgers will lead the office, as she did during the Obama administration. The office will focus on protecting the separation of church and state, as well as “helping disadvantaged communities, advancing global humanitarian work, strengthening pluralism.”


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