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Do Political Campaigns Belong in the Church?

During an election year, you may hear a lot of overlap between religious leaders and politicians. People of varying beliefs claim that certain people running for office offer more to those who believe in God. They may ev ...

Category: Politics Religion

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How Dropping the Number of Refugees Allowed Into the US Is Affecting Displaced Religious Minorities

Historically, the United States has allowed for around 81,000 refugees to be admitted into the country every year. These are often religious minorities or similarly discriminated-against people fleeing from some of the w ...

Category: Aid Morality Politics Religion

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A List of Great Diversity Reads for Your Bookshelf

Even if you couldn't make it to the beach for a day of summer reading this year, you can still pick up a great diversity of books that will help open your eyes to the experiences of others. Joy Harjo — Poet Laureate ...

Category: Human Rights

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Chinese Uighurs and Religious Persecution

The persecution of people based on their religion has historically created massive challenges and led to the displacement of minority groups across the world. As many developed countries continue to boost their religious ...

Category: Aid Freedom of Religion Human Rights

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A Playlist of Political Protest Songs

Artists have long used creative works to support civil rights and peace. Music has often driven change and supported the hard work of activists. Here are some musicians and groups who have published music that in some wa ...

Category: Equal Rights Politics

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Religious Liberals and Conservatives in America

With important election results still being counted, it is interesting to look at the ways Americans identify with different candidates. Often, religious groups tend to lean one way or the other when it comes to politics ...

Category: Politics Religion Political and Religious Controversy

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How To Encourage Members of Your Faith Community To Vote

Election season is in full swing, and this year it seems the stakes of the outcomes are higher than ever. Reminders to vote are flooding social media platforms, arriving in text messages and emails to registered voters a ...

Category: Politics

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As COVID-19 Continues To Delay Weddings, Couples Are Losing Money

Weddings are often incredibly expensive affairs. While costs can vary depending on individual decisions, the average couple in the United States still spends over $30,000 on their big day. These expenses generally includ ...

Category: Ceremonies Weddings

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The Sikhs and COVID-19

COVID-19 outbreaks have produced a variety of responses from religions of all kinds. Not a group to be overlooked, people of the Sikh faith have made impressive efforts to offer help to those suffering due to the virus. ...

Category: Aid Health and Wellness Religion

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Joe Biden's Stance on Religion and How It May Sway Voters

The United States is known for being a country that values religious freedom through the separation of church and state. While politics and religion are meant to stay independent of one another, there is often a lot of c ...

Category: Politics Religion Political and Religious Controversy

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