(RNS) Just because sectarian prayers are constitutional, said University of Notre Dame law professor Richard W. Garnett, doesn’t mean policies like those of Greece, N.Y. “are wise or welcoming.”
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About Lauren Markoe
Lauren Markoe covered government and features as a daily newspaper reporter for 15 years before joining the Religion News Service staff in 2011. She was Washington correspondent for The State (Columbia, S.C.), where she won a 2004 first prize for feature writing from the National Association of Black Journalists. She also covered government for the Charlotte Observer and the Massachusetts statehouse for the Patriot Ledger. Markoe holds B.A. in history from Yale University and an M.S. in Foreign Service from Georgetown University.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Between scientific “facts” and evangelical faith, faith usually wins, according to a new survey.
(RNS) Observant Christians are concerned about global extreme poverty but skeptical that it can be ended in the next 25 years.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Conservative Anglicans expressed concerns over “backlash” to a new anti-gay law in Uganda, not gays and lesbians who may face prison.
Do you really know your Scripture? Test yourself with questions like the American Bible Society’s survey.
“Heaven Is for Real” rings all the bells of popular attitudes in social surveys, but conservative Christians are dismayed.
We’ve got more questions than a Passover Seder. Will Colbert bring a chaplain to ‘Late Night’? Will Pope’s strong words on abuse scandal bring action? More in today’s roundup.