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Suzan Johnson Cook defends her work on religious freedom and explains why she left

WASHINGTON — Suzan Johnson Cook, who resigned this month as U.S. ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom, said she left for … Continued

Gay marriage in the ‘Land of Lincoln’: Faith, freedom and frustration

 This week in Springfield, Illinois, the statue of Abraham Lincoln was draped in a rainbow flag as thousands held a … Continued

Aide shares the Bible devotionals he sent to President Obama each morning

RNS () — President Obama may not attend church most Sundays, but a new book reveals the Bible verses and … Continued

Suzan Johnson Cook to resign as religious freedom ambassador

WASHINGTON — Suzan Johnson Cook, the State Department’s ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom, will announce this week that she is … Continued

COMMENTARY: Federal workers deserve a living wage

WASHINGTON — “All labor has dignity.” That’s what the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. said 50 years ago, and it’s … Continued

Black clergy divided over GLBT as civil rights issue

Gay men and lesbians will be represented in the coalition of groups marching this weekend in commemoration of the 1963 … Continued

New book recounts church gardening as peacemaking ministry

BREVARD, N.C. — Fred Bahnson’s first bit of advice when he started planning a church garden eight years ago came … Continued

African religious leaders reject Obama’s call to decriminalize homosexuality

NAIROBI, Kenya — Religious leaders in Africa strongly rebuked President Obama’s call to decriminalize homosexuality, suggesting it’s the reason why … Continued

CORRECTION: Feds release first guidelines for confronting a church shooter

WASHINGTON — For the first time, the federal government has issued written guidelines for houses of worship that are confronted … Continued

Feds release first guidelines for confronting a church shooter

WASHINGTON — For the first time, the federal government has issued written guidelines for houses of worship that are confronted … Continued