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Child protection professionals see the worst that society offers, both in graphic detail and testimony from the people they are trying to protect. Too often, some in the profession note, the church and its leaders offer ...

Category: Faith Healing, Blessings, Christianity

On her way to a legendary sweep of four major tennis tournaments in 2015, Serena Williams, 33, takes time after each victory to "thank Jehovah God" for the success that she enjoys. Along with her tennis competition sibli ...

Category: Health and Wellness, Online Ordination, Spirituality

The founder of the advocacy group Freedom From Religion Foundation has died at age 88 in Wisconsin. A pioneer in the effort to create a secular society, she leaves a legacy of activism that has inspired atheists, agnosti ...

Category: Freedom, Freedom of Religion, Human Rights, Science, freedom from religion

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, Religion, Blessings

In villages around the world, women take the lead in religious roles that may seem somewhat unexpected in Western traditions. In folk religious practices and observances from Asia to the Americas, from Africa to immigran ...

Category: Faith Healing, Spirituality, Eastern Philosophy

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, Spirituality, freedom from religion

Among the many groups observing and reporting on religious freedom globally, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) monitors conditions in countries of the world, except at home in the U ...

Category: Freedom of Religion

France enacts laws and regulations regarding secular schools, and some Muslims say that their religion is a special target. Following the awful killings of satirical journalists and Jewish store patrons in Paris in Janua ...

Category: Freedom of Religion

Big decisions face Americans in the coming year. From the choice of who will be the next president, to budget debates over whether to slash spending that helps families in need while pouring more fuel into the military m ...

Category: Morality, Online Ordination, Politics