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Air Force Academy drops ‘So help me God’ from honor oath
Air Force Academy cadets will no longer be required to include the words “so help me God” when taking their annual Honor Oath.
Sunday morning: Church service or online worship?
The evolution of the PC industry over the last several years has not been good to the old-school PC professional, particularly for those whose careers have been heavily hardware-oriented. Many clergy and lay leaders are in exactly this position.
Faith leaders praise, push for immigration reform
Speaker of the House John Boehner signaled last month that there would be no immigration reform this year, an announcement made the same day that some of the nation’s most prominent evangelical pastors met with President
Americans celebrate Hanukkah, Thanksgiving together this year
It last happened in 1888 and, according to one calculation, won’t happen again for another 77,798 years: the convergence of Thanksgiving and Hanukkah.
D.C. clergy join push to change Redskins name
The Oneida Indian Nation’s campaign against the Washington pro football club’s team name picked up new supporters when more than two dozen clergy in the Washington region committed to taking the fight to their pulpits.
Church giving reaches Depression-era record lows
Collection plates are growing even lighter as Protestant church member giving reached new lows in 2011, and tithing probably will not recover from the recession, according to a new report
Muslims demand school time off for holidays, too
Hannah Shraim, a 14-year-old sophomore at Northwest High School in Germantown, Md., missed school last Tuesday to celebrate the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha, or the Feast of Sacrifice.
Federal workers deserve a living wage
“All labor has dignity.” That’s what the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. said 50 years ago, and it’s still as true today. Yet too many working men and women are unable to live with dignity in a world where the fastest-growing jobs are the lowest-paying ones.
Religious groups feel the pinch of government shutdown
As the government shutdown enters its second week, some religious groups are starting to feel the pinch, and they’re also finding ways to reach out.
The hidden impact of immigration on US churches
As Congress makes a final attempt this fall to act on comprehensive immigration reform, the debate is focusing on “securing” our borders and offering a path to citizenship. However, these politicized arguments don’t see the forest for the trees.