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Religious groups face uphill fight in House on immigration reform

WASHINGTON — Evangelical leaders pushing for comprehensive immigration reform will be back in Washington next week, praying and lobbying on … Continued

How evangelicals helped shape immigration reform

As I walked out of last week’s Senate gallery following the historic immigration vote, a DREAMer smiled and shouted, “We … Continued

Wake up evangelicals: It’s time to change the culture, not politics

Anti-gay marriage protesters lost in Maryland in 2012. (Patrick Semansky/Associated Press) A law that evangelicals invested millions of dollars into … Continued

Evangelical Wheaton College joins suits against Obama contraception mandate

Wheaton College, Billy Graham’s alma mater and a top evangelical school, joined Catholic groups in a lawsuit against the Obama … Continued

Sister Farley’s revenge: Want to popularize a book? Ban it.

From papyrus to vellum to paper to e-books, two principles of publishing have not changed over the centuries: 1. Churches … Continued

Pope to find challenges, opportunities in Cuba

VATICAN CITY — Two weeks before Pope Benedict XVI was scheduled to touch down in Cuba, a small group of … Continued

Anglicans after Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Rowan Williams, announced Friday that he will retire at the end of the year to … Continued

Is a balanced budget a moral issue?

Wrangling in Washington over the national debt has featured speeches and sound-bytes from right and left, from the president on … Continued

In Trinidad and Tobago, youth and faith join hands to fight homophobia

Trinidad and Tobago hardly seems a likely battleground for America’s culture wars. But recent months have seen a drama there … Continued

Time to End Government Handouts Based on Religion

By Marci A. HamiltonProfessor of Law, Yeshiva University, and Patheos Expert The Clinton Administration initiated “charitable choice,” which was the … Continued

Why the religious right has a permanent political edge over secular America

If you believe any of the hogwash about the irrelevance of the religious right to this election, take a look … Continued

Harris, Hitchens, Dawkins, Dennett: Evangelical atheists?

By: Reza Aslan One cold spring day in London, as I crossed the bustling square at Piccadilly Circus, I looked … Continued

Proselytizing as cultural imperialism

By Ramesh Raoprofessor, Longwood University Like many hundreds of millions of other Hindus, I also made sense of our world … Continued

Why no Hindu or Buddhist representation?

Q: The Chicago Council on Global Affairs is recommending that the U.S. government develop a strategy to make religion ‘integral’ … Continued

Religion lobby pushes legislation, not reconciliation

By David Waters After a brief holiday recess, the Religion Lobby is gearing up to support or oppose health insurance … Continued

Evangelical advance in Haiti?

The greatest tragedy for Haiti’s Catholics may not be the destruction of the cathedral and dozens of churches, schools and … Continued

Climate Change: Debated Here, Devastating Elsewhere

By Jennifer Butlerexecutive director, Faith in Public Life Climate change affects us all, but its impact varies vastly from place … Continued

Anti-Hindu Bias at U.S. Commission

This week, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) placed India on its “watch list.” By this designation, … Continued

NAE Names New Lobbyist to Replace Richard Cizik

By Jacqueline L. Salmon The National Association of Evangelicals has kept it in the family in naming a new lobbyist … Continued

Government Money For Religion Equals Government Favoritism Of Religion

It will hardly be news to readers of this column that I consider all government funding for faith-based community organizations … Continued