(RNS) Even before the current controversy, the flag and other public symbols of the Confederacy were never important to the typical Republican voter, poll data show.
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A close look at nones suggests two things: So far, they haven’t changed U.S. religious politics very much, but in time they are going to change them profoundly.
(RNS) The former Texas governor attended Baptist and Methodist churches growing up but now goes to a nondenominational megachurch in Austin.
(RNS) The 2012 Catholic culture warrior on the campaign trail says the breakdown of the traditional man-woman family is America’s most urgent problem.
(RNS) Rand Paul on the role of faith in his life: “My faith has never been easy for me, never been easy to talk about and never been without obstacles. I do not and cannot wear my religion on my sleeve.”
WASHINGTON (RNS) A solid 56 percent of Americans support same-sex marriage, up from just 11 percent in 1988.
(RNS) Many of the nation’s smaller religious groups are more proportionally represented in the 114th Congress that is to be sworn in on Tuesday.
(RNS) In yet another sign of polarized society, 49 percent would be unhappy with an unbeliever joining the family.
(RNS) The departure of a high-ranking lobbyist after an embezzlement scandal has the secular community in disarray before its biggest event of the year.