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.
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(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.
(RNS) J.D. Winteregg, the Tea Party candidate challenging the House speaker in the 8th District north of Cincinnati, has been an adjunct professor of French at Cedarville University for three years.
(RNS) Fights in Arizona and Kansas about denying services to gays and lesbians mirrors the national debate on whether the religious rights of business owners also extend to their for-profit companies.
(RNS) While most Christians might not be caught smoking a joint, opinions on how states should handle those who possess or sell marijuana varies among religious leaders.
NEW YORK (RNS) Now the mayor will have to navigate the lack of his own religious identity within a city as religiously diverse as New York.
BALTIMORE (RNS) As they began their annual fall meeting on Monday, the U.S. Catholic bishops heard a pointed challenge from Pope Francis’ personal representative to be pastors and not ideologues — the first step in what could be a laborious process to reshape the hierarchy to meet the pope’s dramatic shift in priorities.