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The Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) is the main group representing most of the 50,000 nuns in the United States. A controversial probe of the group led by the Vatican that began three years ago has come t ...

Category: Aid, Online Ordination, Religion, Blessings, Be a Minister

Pope Francis continues his tradition of speaking with pointed candor on urgent issues of the day, this time commenting on the awful costs, and some of the root causes, of war. President Obama headlines a panel at a Georg ...

Category: Equal Rights, Human Rights, Online Ordination, Religion, Citizens Rights

Atheists win official protection from discrimination in matters of housing and employment in Madison, Wisconsin. Women seem to be coming forward as atheists in greater numbers than ever before. Leaders within atheist mov ...

Category: Equal Rights, Freedom of Religion, Online Ordination, Religion, Spirituality

An educator starts his undergraduate college religion in education courses with an anonymous poll. Students get prompts that they are to answer in any way they want, such as "Muslims are _____\__" and "Ch ...

Category: Freedom of Religion, Online Ordination, Religion, Science

As the science of genetic testing advances and the pool of participants who have their DNA on record increases, it becomes more apparent that all people are more closely related than they may have once presumed. As deep ...

Category: Online Ordination, Religion, Science, Spirituality

In one of two new books he will be releasing this year, Sen. Paul Rand, R-KY discusses politicians and prayer. Due out Sept. 8, Rand's book proclaims its purpose in its title, Our Presidents & Their Prayers: Proclama ...

Category: Morality, Online Ordination, Politics, Religion

More Americans than ever before are indicating that "none" is their religion of choice. While some 24 percent of the country is Catholic, the non-believers are not far behind at 23 percent of the nation's citizens. Churc ...

Category: Freedom, Online Ordination, Religion

The ancient Caananite people knew of a goddess called Anath, a warrior famed for her powers of retribution. One legend tells of the man who had slighted her and then faced her wrath. He was winnowed with a sickle, crushe ...

Category: Islam, Online Ordination, Religion, Buddhism, Christianity, Judaism

All human societies have been shaped by religion. A current view in science holds that the human belief in a great deity an all-powerful entity who oversees human action and metes out judgment and punishment is essential ...

Category: Human Rights, Morality, Online Ordination, Religion

From a minority faith community besieged in Iraq, to pockets of religious believers squeezed by power plays coming from powerful groups around the globe, it seems that much of the instability in the world has a direct im ...

Category: Equal Rights, Freedom of Religion, Islam, Morality, Online Ordination, Religion