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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

The government shutdown and the Golden Rule

Andrew Harrer / Bloomberg As we look at the government shutdown, it is reasonable to ask the question: What is … Continued

Minister-turned-atheist Teresa MacBain loses Harvard job after inflating resume

AUSTIN, Texas — A former United Methodist minister-turned-atheist was dismissed from her high-profile position at Harvard University on Thursday after … Continued

Birmingham church bombing recalled with donation, medal

WASHINGTON — They were among the youngest martyrs of the civil rights movement, four young black girls — three 14-year-olds … Continued

Transgender in California: All are welcome in pluralistic America

March 26, 2013: A gay rights supporter waves a rainbow flag in front of the Supreme Court.Saul Loeb / AFP/Getty … Continued

Evangelicals keep the faith with those working for immigration reform

(Reuters/Robert Galbraith) Much of the media coverage of the immigration reform debate has focused on political intrigue: whether there will … Continued

A plea for common sense and compassion in the immigration debate

A rosary rests between the hands of two protesters during a vigil on immigration policy. (Jonathan Gibby – GETTY IMAGES) … Continued

Wives find renewed faith after husbands ‘visit’ heaven

RNS () — Eva Piper considered herself a shallow Christian until the accident that revitalized her faith and turned her … Continued

Catholics differ at ‘war on poverty’ hearing

WASHINGTON — Sister Simone Campbell, the face of the famous “Nuns on the Bus” tours, and Rep. Paul Ryan, the … Continued

Pope to Brazilians: Don’t ignore the periphery

RIO DE JANEIRO — It’s not every day that the pope drops in for a visit to your home. But … Continued