(RNS) — 'We have a rare opportunity to make history in our time,' Jerry Falwell Jr. said.
The lawsuit accuses the company's CEO of mocking her religious headscarf and refusing to hire her after the woman requested time for prayer instead of a full lunch break.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — 'Lament and Hope, a Pan-African Devotional Guide' was produced by Bread for the World and is set to be dedicated at a prayer service at a Washington church on the last day of Black History Month.
(RNS) — Common ground on abortion is substantial, if we only took time to look.
(RNS) — The inquiry could take nine months to complete and will include 'recommendation on improvements regarding Archdiocesan governance, policies, and procedures concerning sexual misconduct,' according to a release.
(Reuters) Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer was the target of anti-Semitic tweets after speaking out against white nationalists who converged on a local park carrying blazing torches the night before.
(RNS) VoteSmart.org lists his religion as “Protestant.” But the only reference to church that turns up on a web search is his home in the Northern Virginia suburb of Falls Church.
(RNS) People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals doesn't want you to wear or eat any animal. But it euthanizes thousands of animals at its Virginia shelter -- the kindest thing it can do for them, it says.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The unexpected decision by the justices immediately affects five states in which federal appeals courts had struck down bans against gay marriage: Virginia, Indiana, Wisconsin, Oklahoma and Utah.
(RNS) A federal appeals court panel in Virginia became the second one this summer to strike down a state ban against same-sex marriage Monday (July 28), making it more likely that the Supreme Court will settle the issue as early as next year.
(RNS) Officials at Timberlake Christian School said the child's clothing and behavior were inappropriate.
(RNS) A ruling by U.S. District Judge Arenda Wright Allen sets the stage for a possible Supreme Court showdown, though cases from Utah and Oklahoma also are headed that way.
(RNS) After losing steam in recent years, the anti-Shariah movement has scored a string of victories by, ironically, leaving the words "Shariah" and "Islam" out of bills that restrict state courts from considering foreign law.
(RNS) The burial ended a frustrating search for a community willing to take the body, which had been kept at a funeral parlor in Worcester, Mass., as cemeteries refused to accept the remains, fearful about gravesite vandalism and backlash from the public.
Our resident religion & politics guru Mark Silk assesses the religious layout of 12 battleground states - and explains why religion will matter on Election Day.