WASHINGTON (RNS) Faith and foreign aid make a complex, controversial mix. Yet leaders of faith-based nonprofits say the two can’t be separated.
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(RNS) The heart of future litigation will likely be whether the governmental prayer is sufficiently coercive or proselytizing, a point on which, in this case, the court split.
“We have three rules in our program that everybody must follow,” Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney says. “(1) players must go to class, (2) they must give a good effort and (3) they must be good citizens. It is as simple as that.”
(RNS) “A Manual for Creating Atheists” sold out its first printing before its Nov. 1 release date and ran through a second printing in just two weeks. It also broke into Amazon’s top 100 overall best-seller list.
(RNS) The Air Force Academy’s Honor Oath was adopted by the academy’s first class in 1959 without the words “So help me God,” which were added in 1984 following a cheating scandal.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Let’s be clear: Christians in the military are not under threat of constant, widespread persecution.
(RNS) Christian conservatives have grown increasingly alarmed over reports that the Pentagon has adopted new policies aimed at disciplining or even court-martialing those who share their faith. But the Department of Defense on Thursday said evangelization is still permitted.
(RNS) Debate has reignited at the Air Force Academy over the proper place of religion as fresh cadets arrived for basic training in Colorado Springs, Colo. By Chris Lisee.
JERUSALEM (RNS) Israeli postal workers in a Tel Aviv suburb are refusing to deliver thousands of copies of the New Testament and other Hebrew-language Christian materials. By Michele Chabin.