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Church wrestles with growing pot support
This year’s Super Bowl was dubbed by some as the “pot bowl,” as the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks hail from the two states where fans can soon get marijuana as easily
Pastor Holmes: Abolish ‘stand your ground laws’
Tallahassee, Fla. Pastor Dr. R. B. Holmes, a leading activist against hazing and the infamous “stand your ground” laws, has announced his candidacy for the presidency of the National Baptist Convention
Pope, Obama meet to stress cooperation not conflict
President Obama is meeting Pope Francis this week for the first time as Obama wraps up a European tour, a high-profile encounter between two major world leaders that appears
The bad theology behind opposing the contraception mandate
The recent legal objections to the Affordable Care Act’s contraception mandate make me think of a controversy that figures repeatedly in the New Testament.
‘Homeless Jesus’ provokes Christian debate
In a small college town 20 miles north of Charlotte, N.C., “Homeless Jesus” is provoking more conversation than a month of Sunday sermons. The life-size sculpture depicting a figure asleep
Muslims unite, work to impact American politics
Seeking to make a bigger impact in American politics and to better protect their civil rights, 10 Muslim groups have banded together under a new umbrella group: the U.S. Council of Muslim Organizations.
Workplace religious discrimination rises
The U.S. EEOC issued new, detailed guidelines for employers last week as the number of complaints and million-dollar settlements for cases of religious workplace discrimination neared record levels in 2013.
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.