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Seminary, private college form Desmond Tutu center

RNS () — Two schools hope to bring the message of reconciliation retired Anglican Archbishop Desmond Tutu preached in South … Continued

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Millennials are faithful, but not always religious

Community is the answer to my generation’s struggle with religion.

Religion is in trouble. The word, that is.

Religion is in trouble in the United States. The word, that is. Sociologists say that we are increasingly divided over … Continued

British scouts to welcome atheists

CANTERBURY, England — The British scouting movement will soon welcome atheists who are reluctant to join the worldwide organization because … Continued

An American church in Paris

(LOIC VENANCE/AFP/GETTY IMAGES) Recently The New York Times ran an article about Europe’s ongoing resistance to Christianity and it’s symbols. … Continued

Sen. Portman and the ‘friends and family effect’ on same-sex marriage

As the U.S. Supreme Court is gearing up to hear oral arguments on two prominent cases related to same-sex marriage, … Continued

Evangelicals seek a future for thousands of frozen embryos

The embryo was frozen in liquid nitrogen when Gabriel and Callie Fluhrer found it. They didn’t know whether that embryo … Continued

Reason Rally’s unreasonable beliefs

How appropriate that the “atheist rally,” also known by organizers as the “reason rally” was held so close to April … Continued

After the storms have passed

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — As I boarded a flight in New York, television monitors in the terminal told horrific stories of … Continued

Mitt Romney trouncing Rick Santorum among Catholics

Mitt Romney has trounced Rick Santorum, an ardent Catholic, among Catholic voters, but Romney’s support among evangelicals has wavered thus … Continued

Poll finds Americans split on contraception mandate

WASHINGTON — Americans are split on a federal mandate requiring nearly all employers — even institutions with strong religious affiliations … Continued

Ground Zero Cross: Unconstitutional because it exists?

In the tumultuous days following the worst terrorist attack in U.S. history, workers at Ground Zero discovered a sign of … Continued

How messianic hopes create both havoc and healing

In a world of increasingly ugly conversation, let alone action, fueled by faith, Paul Raushenbush, religion editor at the Huffington … Continued

Pre-marital counseling is a must for interfaith marriages

Chelsea Clinton, raised Methodist, and Marc Mezvinsky, Jewish, will wed this weekend. Statistics show that 37 percent of Americans have … Continued

America’s fickle faith consumers

By G. Jeffrey MacDonaldjournalist, minister, author We Christians have been hearing a lot of advice lately from public figures who … Continued

The court, religious diversity, and evangelical absence

Q: If Elena Kagan is confirmed to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens, the Supreme Court would for the first … Continued

Diversity is good; Religious tests for office are not

Q: If Elena Kagan is confirmed to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens, the Supreme Court would for the first … Continued

Evangelicals will rise to replace old Protestant establishment

Q: If Elena Kagan is confirmed to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens, the Supreme Court would for the first … Continued

No Protestants? Also no non-Abrahamic faiths

Q: If Elena Kagan is confirmed to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens, the Supreme Court would for the first … Continued

Court composed of individuals, not categories

Q: If Elena Kagan is confirmed to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens, the Supreme Court would for the first … Continued