Atheist’s protest ends recitation of Lord’s Prayer in N.J.

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NEWTON, N.J. (RNS) For nearly 60 years, the town council here started its meetings by reciting the Lord’s Prayer. Council members felt the passage gave them guidance and inspiration. That tradition ended recently after the council’s attorney advised members they should heed a request by a resident, an avowed atheist, to stop the practice. Doug […]

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