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Mark Fischer
Praying for true religious freedom at the Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear the case “Town of Greece v. Galloway,” and then decide, once and for all, whose religion is best.

Founding Father - Jefferson Memorial, National Mall, Washington
Founders’ view of prayer should prevail at Supreme Court

The Founding Fathers found a common ground in prayer that should still guide us today.

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Coming to the Supreme Court: the politics of public prayer

The constitutionality of legislative prayers returns to the Supreme Court after 30 years.

Christian evangelical adoption movement perseveres amid criticism, drop in foreign adoptions

To many Christian evangelicals, their commitment to finding homes for the world’s orphans is something to celebrate — and they … 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

Hollywood’s depiction of nuns a case of ‘Veiled Desires’

RNS () — From Julie Andrews’ performance as Maria in the 1965 film “The Sound of Music” to Meryl Streep’s … Continued

COMMENTARY: Every prayer, every breath, a step toward a cure

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. — One morning each week, I ascend the outdoor staircase on the side of our little church … Continued

Muslims say they deserve school time off for holidays, too

RNS () — Hannah Shraim, a 14-year old sophomore at Northwest High School in Germantown, Md., will miss school on … Continued

Lost on the hajj? There’s an app for that

RNS () — The hajj can be a grueling journey, full of physical and mental demands. With 3 million pilgrims … Continued

Water initiatives get congregations to pledge to conserve

RNS () — At an interfaith summer camp in northern New Jersey, two dozen children explored a swamp to learn … Continued