More on Religious Organizations

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

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

Indonesian Muslim clerics: Cancel Miss World pageant

RNS () — Indonesian Muslim clerics are asking the government to cancel this month’s Miss World pageant because Islam prohibits … 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

Reformers want Congress to end ban on pulpit politicking

RNS () — A commission of religious leaders has called for clarity in churches’ ability to endorse candidates and issues … Continued

Partisan fighting spells trouble for church insurance under Obamacare

RNS () — An effort to tweak President Obama’s health care reform bill to fill a gap for church health … Continued

House rejects call to allow nonreligious military chaplains

House lawmakers late Tuesday (July 23) approved an amendment to a Pentagon spending bill to prevent the appointment of nonreligious … Continued

Lawmakers ask Obama for religious diversity summit

Nearly 40 members of the U.S. House, among them Buddhists, Hindus, Jews and Muslims, sent a letter to President Obama … 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

Catholic hospitals at odds with bishops over birth control mandate

The organization representing Catholic hospitals across the country says it no longer objects to the Obama administration’s mandate that all … Continued