(RNS) — The Archdiocese of Philadelphia confirmed to Religion News Service that it is aware of the inquiry and is cooperating with investigators — including handing over documents.
(RNS) — Businesses owned by religious families are refusing to provide services to LGBT couples. Nearly a majority of Americans say that's OK.
(Reuters) The forfeiture will include some 5,500 artifacts from the region of modern-day Iraq that were shipped under false labels, as well as an additional $3 million to settle the civil charges, the Department of Justice said.
WOODLAND PARK, N.J. — The program was criticized by civil rights groups that claimed it would erode trust in community leaders serving on those teams and raise concerns about privacy and liability.
NEWARK, N.J. -- The Islamic society filed a federal lawsuit against the township, charging that it manufactured reasons to deny the application -- even changing the zoning ordinance to make building a mosque impossible.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Signatories of the new letter say a 2007 memo is being cited by some government-funded groups to refuse medical care to some sexual abuse victims or discriminate against LGBT employees.
(RNS) There is no profile of someone who will become a terrorist and no reliable way to predict who will turn to violence.
WASHINGTON (RNS) President Obama campaigned against a Bush-era discrimination policy for religious groups that receive federal grants. Now a growing coalition of groups is trying to hold him to his promise.
(RNS) A coalition of 125 religious, civil rights, and community-based organizations sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Justice Thursday urging a civil rights investigation into a New York City Police Department program that spies on Muslims.