INDIANAPOLIS – “We’re the ones who need a special protected-class status, because we’re the ones that are being attacked by everybody,” says Rev. Ron Johnson Jr. of the Indiana Pastors Alliance.
Articles tagged “religious freedom”
(RNS) We have heard little to nothing from many of the major American conservative religious organizations that claim to care so deeply about religious freedom. And make no mistake, these murders are as ferocious an assault on religious freedom as one can find.
(RNS) The Supreme Court will uphold the requirement that religious nonprofits sign a waiver to avoid paying for contraceptive services.
CLEVELAND (Reuters) The girl’s parents, who defied a hospital over her treatment for leukemia, believed that the will of God would triumph.
(RNS) Under the policy, students who enter the university as Mormons but then undergo a faith transition can be expelled, evicted from student housing and fired from on-campus jobs.
PHILADELPHIA (RNS) The pontiff had a chance to endorse the U.S. bishops’ religious liberty battles against gay rights and the contraception mandate. But he passed.
(Reuters) “We came to the conclusion that the Democratic Party left us a long time ago, so why were we hanging on?” she said.
(Reuters) The pope made an unscheduled stop Wednesday to visit the Little Sisters of the Poor and show his support for the nuns’ lawsuit against President Obama’s health care law.
WASHINGTON (RNS) In his first remarks on American soil, Pope Francis told President Obama and a huge crowd at the White House that the U.S. must safeguard religious freedom and stressed the “urgency” of battling global warming.