WASHINGTON (RNS) The new U.S. Council of Muslim Organizations says its first charge is to conduct a census of Muslims in the U.S. to get a better handle on what issues Muslims care about ahead of the 2016 elections.
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WASHINGTON (RNS) Legal scholars and developers followed the case closely after it raised an important question: If the owners want to tear down a building, can somebody else force them to keep it?
(RNS) Everything you need to know about Ash Wednesday, which kicks off the 40-day period of reflection, penance and fasting in Lent.
(RNS) Herbert and Catherine Schaible were already on a 10-year probation for the 2009 death of their 2-year-old son, Kent, when their second son Brandon died last year.
(RNS) An 84-year-old nun gets nearly three years in prison for breaking into a federal nuclear facility as the judge explains that no one is above the law.
(RNS) The global persecution of Christians has gone from bad to worse, said U.S. Rep. Chris Smith at a congressional hearing on Capitol Hill Tuesday (Feb.11).