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

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Pope Francis breathes new life into Cardinal Bernardin’s contested legacy

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Should we rethink eating animals?

Born Jorge Bergolgio, he took the papal name of Francis, in honor of St. Francis of Assisi, shown behind him … Continued

At the United Nations, the Vatican is church and state. That needs to change.

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N.J. gay conversion therapy ban challenged in federal court

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Six challenges for organizing a progressive religious movement

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Whatever happened to the wrath of God?

Talk about the “wrath of God” kindles all sorts of images in the minds of contemporary Americans. Some immediately think … Continued

William Gray, a man on a mission

William Gray III was a preacher, pastor, teacher, member of the U.S. House of Representatives, chief executive officer, fund raiser, … Continued

After high court rulings, what will religious conservatives do?

The twin Supreme Court rulings on Wednesday (June 26) that further opened the door for gay marriage in the U.S. … Continued

Religious leaders see ‘tragedy’ and justice in Supreme Court gay marriage decisions

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