New Jersey doesn’t seem to like atheist license plates. Some Brits don’t want their PM to talk about Christianity. And no one died when a car plowed through Fort Myer’s Second Haitian Baptist Church. Easter disaster or Easter miracle?
(RNS) The suit against the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance in New Jersey schools continues a new legal strategy.
“As a priest, the most difficult thing is … to see a casket and to see parents walking behind it.” – The Rev. John Stabeno of Washington Township, N.J., on his failed efforts to open a sober-living house for recovering addicts. He was quoted by the Philadelphia Inquirer.
(RNS) What’s this got to do with Westboro, the church whose members are notorious for bringing their “God hates fags” signs to military funerals? Lots.
(RNS) After years of denials and lyrics that obscure the issue, Neon Trees’ frontman Tyler Glenn declared proudly that he is gay — and still a devout member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Easter and marijuana celebrations coincided yesterday. Hollywood’s faith films are raking in at the box office. And Obama could grant clemency to many locked up for nonviolent drug crimes.
(RNS) While Boston’s Muslims acknowledge that many people still associate their religion with terrorism, they also believe that by being involved in events like the Boston Marathon, they are breaking that link.