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New survey finds shift in gay tolerance
Americans’ attitudes toward the lives and choices of gays and lesbians have changed radically since Massachusetts first legalized same-sex marriage a decade ago.
Religious leaders rent theaters for premiere of ‘Son of God’
Christian leaders, including megachurch pastor Rick Warren, plan to rent every screen in numerous multiplex theaters across 10 cities for the premiere of Mark Burnett and Roma Downey’s upcoming Jesus film
Marriage: What’s love got to do with it?
On Valentine’s Day, American husbands and wives of every age, faith and region showered their beloveds with symbols of undying affection — flowers, chocolates, moonlit dinners, kisses.
Religious freedom highlighted in National Prayer Breakfast
Facing criticism that he does not give religious freedom enough attention, President Obama devoted most of his National Prayer Breakfast address to the issue, naming people imprisoned for their beliefs
Semantics, ethics collide with science, health care
Conception. Pregnancy. Abortion. Abortifacient. Those words today are in a rhetorical swamp where contesting religious, medical and political views muddy understanding.
Some protest, others celebrate Roe v. Wade with festive meals
Arriving home from school on Jan. 22, 1973, Mary Wissink noticed her mother was unusually animated. The dining room table was pulled away from the wall for a festive meal.
Bishop’s letters to MLK trace the highs and lows in race relations
The nation marked the birthday of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday with speeches and prayers but for decades, retired United Methodist Bishop Woodie W. White has marked the holiday
Pastor: Obama is paving the way for the Antichrist
Already no stranger to controversy, the Rev. Robert Jeffress, a Dallas megachurch pastor, is coming out with a book that claims President Barack Obama is clearing the way for the Antichrist.
Trail Life USA opens doors to Boy Scout defectors
An organization billing itself as a Christian alternative to the Boy Scouts of America says it has close to 500 troops for its launch this month.
2013 marked shifts in views on social issues
The year 2013 ushered in a number of data milestones in American public opinion. Here is a sampling reported by the Pew Research Center