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Most Republicans, evangelicals support ENDA

This Oct. 15, 2013, photo, shows a view of the U.S. Capitol building at dusk in Washington. With seven Republican … Continued

American Jews say others face more discrimination

RNS () — American Jews say they face discrimination in the U.S., but they see Muslims, gays and blacks facing … 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

Religious groups feel the pinch of government shutdown

WASHINGTON — As the government shutdown enters its second week, some religious groups are starting to feel the pinch, and … Continued

Yale’s humanists lose bid for campus recognition

RNS () — A newly formed humanist group at Yale University suffered a setback when the school’s broader religious community … Continued

Why GOP opposition to Obamacare will hurt Hispanic outreach

Voting signs sit outside the Licking County Board of Elections on the first day of early voting in Newark, Ohio … Continued

Skeptics wonder if ex-clergy should lead atheist movements

RNS () — By definition, skeptics are pretty skeptical. They question what they see as unfounded claims or dubious motivations, … Continued

5 faith facts on religion in Syria

Women chant anti-government slogans during a demonstration in Idlib in northern Syria. (Rodrigo Abd — AP) Syria has been embroiled … Continued

Pakistan’s blasphemy laws to require death sentence for false accusers

RNS () — Pakistan’s constitutionally mandated Council of Islamic Ideology told the government anyone who wrongly accuses a person of … Continued

U.S. asks Supreme Court to review Hobby Lobby’s birth control mandate challenge

RNS () — Federal officials have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review the government mandate that private companies offer … Continued

‘Secular safe zones’ offer campus shelter to atheist students

RNS () — The small sticker on professor Robert Schmidt’s office door isn’t just a decoration — it’s a beacon … Continued

What to remember in Syria from Iraq’s sectarian war

A Free Syrian Army fighter runs after a Syrian Army tank shell exploded in the Salah al- Din neighbourhood of … Continued

Gay rights vs. religious rights: 7 issues to watch

NEW YORK — The rights of religious groups or individuals that object to same-sex marriage continue to clash with those … Continued

Religious diversity is increasing at the office, and so are pitfalls

RNS () — The American workplace, like the rest of U.S. society, is becoming more religiously diverse and that is … Continued

Atheist group can sue IRS over enforcement of pulpit politicking

RNS () — A federal judge has ruled that the Freedom from Religion Foundation may continue its lawsuit over whether … Continued

Feds offer atheists a clergy tax break that they don’t want

RNS () — The federal government wants to give Annie Laurie Gaylor a tax break for leading the Freedom from … Continued

Steve Jobs: Prophet of a new religion

RNS () — The new movie about Steve Jobs is short on anything explicitly religious. Like its main character, however, … Continued

Religion in Foreign Policy: How to Get it Right

The State Department’s new office sends an important signal that faith-based cooperation is no longer optional — it is essential.

(CORRECTION) Assemblies of God defies denominational decline

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Assemblies of God, a denomination rooted in rural and small town America, appears to have leaped … Continued

Assemblies of God defies denominational decline

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Assemblies of God, a denomination rooted in rural and small town America, appears to have leaped … Continued