WASHINGTON (RNS) When three in four nations restrict religious speech and practice, it’s a “crisis,” said the director of the Religious Freedom Project at the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs.
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WASHINGTON (RNS) Want to know what Pope Francis will say to Congress in September? A top adviser offers a preview.
OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) Oklahoma’s conservative lawmakers came up with a religious tactic to block same-sex weddings. In a twist, their efforts to restrict who can perform marriages could make it easier for gay couples to wed.
HAR HOMA, West Bank (Reuters) “Whoever moves to establish a Palestinian state or intends to withdraw from territory is simply yielding territory for radical Islamic terrorist attacks against Israel.”
ST. LOUIS (RNS) For some, the disadvantages of being a Jewish politician are tangible. And they’re amplified for Missouri candidates who must win over rural voters with little exposure to the faith.
(RNS) Seven churches in California received notifications from their insurers that elective surgical abortion coverage would be required as part of their employee health plans.
(RNS) The tragic core of the partisan thinking tearing apart our nation and our world takes the form of religious extremism: There is no God but my God!
(RNS) Soccer seems eerily like the world outside. But the “players” in our partisan wars show little respect for each other or willingness to let the contest end.
(RNS) In today’s Republican Party, a number of factors have forged a new religious identity that supersedes familiar old categories.