WASHINGTON (RNS) — In a 7-2 decision, the high court determined that the Bladensburg Cross erected by the American Legion does not violate the Constitution’s establishment clause.
(RNS) — A prayer that mentioned Jesus 13 times — given just before the swearing-in of a Muslim state legislator — has caused controversy in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
BLADENSBURG, Md. (RNS) — The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a lower court’s decision and ruled that the monument had 'the primary effect of endorsing religion and excessively entangles the government in religion.'
Why shouldn't religion be taxed? It's a philosophical issue.
Preachers can talk about the real world. Or, they can be irrelevant. You choose what kind of religion you want.
(RNS) Over a quarter century, his name was often synonymous with liberal advocacy for secularism in the public square.
(RNS) Legislation introduced in Congress aims to 'restore' religious liberty in the pulpit. Will it? Let us 'Splain ...
WASHINGTON (RNS) A president who had been viewed as reticent about his faith wowed many when he sang 'Amazing Grace' at a funeral for a Charleston, S.C., shooting victim. But his record on issues that matter to faith groups was mixed.
PARIS (RNS) Almost anywhere else in France, a theologian could not have even been hired as a lecturer, much less rise to become a university president.
(RNS) Trump's victory is forcing them to rethink their strategy for coming elections.
(RNS) Marijuana, gun control, the death penalty and the minimum wage are some of the issues being highlighted by religious leaders.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (RNS) Lucien Greaves wants After School Satan to mirror the success of Christian after-school clubs. But atheists can be just as leery of his creed. So what is Satanism anyway?
(RNS) The Freedom From Religion Foundation fights denial of a secular invocation before Congress.
(RNS) The Republican-turned-Independent-turned-Democrat is an Episcopalian who skipped church on the day he was inaugurated governor of Rhode Island as a way of respecting the separation of church and state.
SILAD, Mexico (RNS) Times have changed to such a degree in Mexico that politicians now seek out the pope and prelates for support. Even so, the hostility of some in Mexico City shows how far the relationship has yet to go between Mexico and the Catholic Church. By David Agren.
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