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Yes, you can be gay and Christian

A same sex marriage advocate waves a rainbow flag at a protest in Los Angeles. (Jae C. Hong/AP ) The … Continued

Catholic bishop returns petitions to ousted gay man

NEW YORK — The story of a Long Island Catholic ousted from his parish jobs for marrying his male partner … Continued

Atheists postpone protests after Bangladeshi disaster

Several atheist protests planned for Thursday (April 25) outside Bangladeshi embassies and consulates were postponed in the wake of Wednesday’s … Continued

Raising the bar of LGBT inclusion within the Jewish world

Jewish tradition teaches that we have a duty to treat all people with dignity and respect (kavod habriyot), as though … Continued

Report: Knights of Columbus and allies are leading funders of anti-gay marriage drives

The Knights of Columbus, a wealthy and influential Catholic charitable organization, is a leading funder in the push to make … Continued

Blood on the hands of both sides in culture wars

Thank you, Family Research Council, for now conceding what conservative groups have been loath to acknowledge in recent years: the … Continued

Muslims petition attorney general for NYPD probe

More than 30 Muslim and legal advocacy groups are urging New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman to investigate the … Continued

West Point speaker is former officer critical of Islam

A controversial retired Army officer who has drawn attention worldwide for speeches against Islam will be the keynote speaker at … Continued

Pew study shows dramatic growth in religious advocacy

Mixed in with the thousands of corporate lobbyists on Capitol Hill each day is an unusual troop: religious advocates whose … Continued

In Diwali celebrations, Hindus assimilate in America

Christmas, Yom Kippur and, increasingly, the Eid celebrations after Ramadan are ingrained in the national consciousness as days of significance. … Continued