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How to keep the faith on campus

Sept. 22, 2010Prospective students leave the undergraduate admissions building to take a tour of Georgetown University campus in Northwest Washington. … Continued

Gay couple may sue Church of England to wed in church

CANTERBURY, England — The British government’s promise that no religious organization will be forced to conduct same-sex weddings following the … Continued

Queen approves same-sex marriage bill in England, Wales

CANTERBURY, England — England and Wales became the 16th and 17th countries in the world to recognize gay marriage after … Continued

Demand legal protection: It’s okay to be gay at work

Andrew Harrer / Bloomberg You can still be fired for being gay in 29 states, and for being transgender in … Continued

Opponents to Boy Scouts policy to launch alternative

A fledgling organization that opposed the Boys Scouts of America’s decision to accept openly gay Scouts announced Tuesday (July 9) … Continued

Fossil fuels are a faith issue

(AP) One day, our children, their children, will almost certainly ask, “What did you do to solve the climate challenge?” … Continued

Religious groups OK with gay Scout ban for years now say no problem. What gives?

For years, the biggest faith groups in the Boy Scouts Mormons, Catholics and Methodists supported the organization’s ban on openly … Continued

A Mormon glass ceiling shattered

In recent weeks we’ve seen some grand changes in the world. A pope unexpectedly resigned, and a new one selected … Continued

We aren’t at their mercy as much as they (or we) think we are

NEW YORK — The ancient dream of making money by simply moving money took a hit last week when Citibank … Continued

Some Jews can’t get jazzed over Hanukkah

Ayelet Waldman isn’t shy about sharing her true feelings about the upcoming Jewish festival of lights. “I loathe Hanukkah,” said … Continued

Eection results reveal God is winning

Linda Davidson THE WASHINGTON POST A lifesize cutout of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney oversees volunteers making phone calls to … Continued

Romney appeals to evangelicals through ‘Judeo-Christian’ values

Mitt Romney angered evangelicals during his first White House run in 2008 by blurring the theological lines between their faith … Continued

Prepare to chill out D.C.: Spiritual mega-teacher Eckhart Tolle makes first appearance

Just in time. Spiritual celeb-guru Eckhart Tolle is appearing in Washington next week for the first time – one night … Continued

Survey finds record 19 percent of religiously unaffiliated Americans

Unbelief is on the uptick. People who check “None” for their religious affiliation are now nearly one in five Americans … Continued

Amid political battle, Catholic bishops promote ‘natural’ family planning

Amid a battle with President Obama over a new contraception mandate, the nation’s Roman Catholic bishops are promoting “natural” family … Continued

Leontine T.C. Kelly, pioneering African-American woman bishop, dies at 92

Retired United Methodist Bishop Leontine T.C. Kelly, the first African-American woman elected to the episcopacy by a major religious denomination, … Continued

Some Mormons separate gay marriage rights from church rites

Jim Urquhart Reuters Practicing Mormon Chad Smith and his daughters Kathryn, 6, left, and Olivia, 4, attend a gay pride … Continued

Is 2012 good for the Mormons?

Charles Krupa AP Republican presidential candidate, former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney, visits St. Paul’s Lutheran Church while campaigning in Berlin, … Continued

‘Reverts’ return to their childhood faith

Bruce Boling will celebrate Easter Sunday this weekend among Southern Baptists, just as he did when he prayed at a … Continued

Cardinal Anthony J. Bevilacqua, ex-leader of Philadelphia archdiocese, dies at 88

Cardinal Anthony J. Bevilacqua, whose 15 years as shepherd of the 1.5 million-member Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia was marked by celebration … Continued