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Abortion bill reopens tricky terrain for Republicans

WASHINGTON — As the House debates a bill to limit abortion, Republicans are reopening a subject that cost them dearly … Continued

Interfaith clergy deliver loaves and fish to budget debate

RNS () — Surrounded by baskets of fish and bread, with the Capitol at their backs, clergy attacked the Republican … Continued

A chance for peace? Israeli elections 2013

BAZ RATNER REUTERS An Israeli flag is seen in the background as a man casts his ballot for the parliamentary … Continued

How does a ‘Jubilee’ roll? Jesus explains.

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Catholic bishops fail to agree on statement on the economy

BALTIMORE — A divided Catholic hierarchy on Tuesday (Nov. 13) failed to agree on a statement about the economy after … Continued

Loan forgiveness program and employees in the faith sphere

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How values, demographics and the economy helped shape the election

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Is the Catholic hierarchy moving toward the GOP?

A series of recent developments are renewing questions about the Catholic bishops’ alignment with the Republican Party, with much of … Continued

Black churches split over gay marriage and Obama

At Charity Missionary Baptist Church in North Charleston, S.C., the Rev. Nelson B. Rivers III supports and follows his African-American … Continued