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Judge in N.J. same-sex marriage case has deep Catholic roots

BAYONNE, N.J. — — The judge who declared same-sex marriage legal in New Jersey was raised a Catholic in Bayonne, … Continued

Gender-based abortions spark outrage in England

CANTERBURY, England — A group of Christian lawyers plans to sue two medical doctors who have raised a storm of … Continued

Supreme Court poised to turn right in 2013 term

WASHINGTON — After two blockbuster terms in which it saved President Obama’s health care law and advanced the cause of … Continued

Gay rights vs. religious rights: 7 issues to watch

NEW YORK — The rights of religious groups or individuals that object to same-sex marriage continue to clash with those … Continued

Remembering the revival on the National Mall

Martin Luther King Jr. seen during his “I Have a Dream” speech.AP Hand clapping. Foot stomping. Shouts of “Amen!” and … Continued

Martin Luther King, Jr., had a dream. We have work to do.

Martin Luther King Jr. seen during his “I Have a Dream” speech.AP Fifty years ago today, Martin Luther King, Jr., … Continued

Sikhs find faith in Oak Creek, one year later

On Aug.7, 2012 in Oak Creek, Wis., a candlelight vigil was held for the victims of a mass shooting at … Continued

Chris Matthews shows us how to talk about race

Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Is anyone noticing the remarkable journey Chris Matthews … Continued

Eric Holder rejects ‘stand your ground.’ Does the Bible?

Jacob Langston/ Orlando Sentinel Attorney General Eric Holder is speaking out against ‘stand your ground’ laws, which exist in 30 … Continued

Seeking a comeback, Eliot Spitzer says ‘I sinned’

Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer, who resigned five years ago amid a prostitution scandal, said he’s running for New … Continued

Priest who heads top clergy treatment center accused of impropriety

The priest who headed a leading treatment center for clergy suffering from emotional, sexual and addiction problems has resigned in … Continued

The Jewish future seen through the eyes of an American statesman

AP American lawyer and IPRC (Immovable Property Review Conference) co-chairman Stuart E. Eizenstat talks to journalists in Prague, on Nov. … Continued

Baptist leader stands his political ground on Todd Akin’s campaign

ST. LOUIS — Don Hinkle stands out among the serious, conservative men of the Missouri Baptist Convention. Not that Hinkle … Continued

AME bishops condemns actions taken against Eric Holder

“[T]he African Methodist Episcopal church has a 196 year tradition of speaking truth to power and advocating the active application … Continued

AG Eric Holder, black church leaders mull voter law changes

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder and other legal experts strategized with black religious leaders on Wednesday (May 30) about … Continued

NYPD did no wrong in secretly surveilling N.J. Muslims, attorney general report says

NEWARK, N.J. — Islamic leaders say they are shocked that a review by New Jersey’s state attorney general into the … Continued

Grandma or the economy?

BRIAN SNYDER REUTERS Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney speaks to the Hispanic Leadership Network in Miami, … Continued

For Mormons in Missouri, a time of healing

AP AP This photo released by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints shows a sealing room, where eternal … Continued

The social conservative’s case for Mitt Romney

Contrary to popular belief, Mitt Romney is not a tough sell to social conservatives. Steven Senne AP Republican presidential candidate, … Continued

NYPD’s Muslim surveillance extended well beyond New York

NEWARK, N.J. — The report was stamped top secret. Inside was a confidential dossier compiled by the New York Police … Continued