(RNS) — A lawyer representing parties in the case called it 'an attempt to extort money from the Pressler family' and others.
BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — The Islamic Society of Basking Ridge had sued the township last year, claiming the town changed its zoning ordinances in order to deny the group's plans.
(RNS) The mosque met every local zoning requirement but the town made up new ones that applied to no other religious community.
(RNS) 'We're looking for any good signs but the signs he is sending are not good,' Ibrahim Hooper, spokesman for the Council on American-Islamic Relations, said of Trump.
(RNS) When "try God" means in court.
RIO DE JANEIRO (RNS) The "To Mediate is Divine" program offers a simpler and cheaper arbitration route with the goal of developing alternative methods of conflict resolution.
ROME (RNS) Hassan Mustafa Osama Nasr had been given political asylum and was living in Milan when he was snatched from a street in February 2003.
(RNS) The courthouse is not a religious space, and the magistrate is not acting in a religious capacity. She is doing her job, which she took an oath to do.
(RNS) Donald and Evelyn Knapp are ordained Pentecostal ministers who say they can't provide same-sex services at their for-profit wedding chapel because it's "something forbidden by their religious beliefs and ordination vows."
(RNS) The Obama administration's policy requiring most employers to provide free birth control coverage in their health insurance policies takes effect on Wednesday -- a deadline that has sparked apocalyptic warnings from conservatives. By David Gibson.