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In search of libertarians in America

The Statue of Liberty is pictured on Liberty Island in New York, October 13, 2013. The rise of the Tea … Continued

Hispanics increasingly identify as ‘nones’

RNS () — The number of Hispanic-Americans who say they adhere to no religion is growing and now rivals the … Continued

Supreme Court poised to turn right in 2013 term

WASHINGTON — After two blockbuster terms in which it saved President Obama’s health care law and advanced the cause of … Continued

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Reading Pope Francis, seeing our own reflections

Let’s not miss the opportunity for seeing our faith in a new way by missing his point altogether.

Do young Catholics even understand their religion?

(Andrew Medichini/AP ) Bishop Fulton Sheen, the earliest and perhaps best known Catholic televangelist, once famously said, “There are not … Continued

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

‘Duck Dynasty’ success thrives on Christian stereotypes

RNS () — A show capitalizing on Southern Christian stereotypes has snowballed into success, with faith and duck hunting creating … Continued

Former charity head confirmed as U.S. ambassador to Vatican

RNS () — The U.S. Senate has confirmed former Catholic Relief Services head Ken Hackett to be the next ambassador … Continued

Six challenges for organizing a progressive religious movement

FIGURING FAITH : The recent release of the PRRI/Brookings Economic Values Survey has triggered a lively discussion about a potential … Continued

Leaving religion but finding community

Mark Poprocki / iStock In my nearly twenty years reporting on Americana Christianity, I’ve observed a growing number of Christians … Continued