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Some Religious Communities Continue To Disregard Social Distancing Guidelines

While it is inspiring to see how countless religious groups across faiths are rising to the challenge of adapting to the situation brought on by the novel coronavirus, groups that continue to gather can still be a cause ...

Category: Religion Science

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Pastor Challenges Americans to Donate Stimulus Checks to Evangelicals

Evangelical Pastor Tony Spell challenged Americans to donate their stimulus checks to evangelical groups instead of paying their bills, prompting many to accuse him of promoting a corrupt "prosperity gospel" message. 

Category: Aid Political and Religious Controversy

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Malaysia Instructs Women to Dress Up and Keep Husbands Happy in Quarantine

With rates of domestic violence skyrocketing, the Malaysian government issued tips for how wives can keep their husbands happy during quarantine. Needless to say, critics were outraged by the misogynistic suggestions. 

Category: Equal Rights Health and Wellness

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Immunization Through Faith? That Might Just Go Viral

While many parts of the United States have ordered churchgoers to stay home during the coronavirus, some church leaders are still holding services and telling their congregation that faith in God will protect them

Category: Faith Healing Morality

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Churches Buck Coronavirus Precautions

Many churches still place their congregations at unnecessary risk of coronavirus by continuing to hold in-person services, choir rehersals, and fellowship gatherings. When does "religious freedom" go too far?

Category: Health and Wellness

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Appeals Court Rules 34-Foot Cross in Public Park Not "Religious Symbol"

The Bayview Park Cross in Pensacola, Florida can stay, per a new Appeals Court ruling. They ruled that, given the cross's long tenure in the park, it's no longer a religious symbol, but a neutral symbol of the community.

Category: freedom from religion

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Online Dating as a Christian: Should You Do It?

As of 2019, 39% of heterosexual couples reported having met their significant others online. More than half of Americans have used an online dating service, and nearly three-quarters of single adults say they believe tha ...

Category: Religion Christianity

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Crystal Healing: Is There Any Merit to This Trending Technique?

Whether you’re into alternative medicine or not, you’ve likely heard of crystal healing. Crystal healing refers to an alternative healing technique that involves using crystals and stones to cure disease and protect ...

Category: Health and Wellness Superstitions

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Buddhism and Euthanasia

One of the central themes of almost all religions is death or, more specifically, what becomes of us when we die. The teachings of almost every faith focus on attempting to explain death and dying and how it fits in with ...

Category: Human Rights Morality Buddhism

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Green New Deal Picks Up Significant Christian Support

In the never-ending debate over climate change and what, if anything, America should do about it, the Green New Deal, a resolution sponsored by two Democrats, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York and Sen. Ed Markey ...

Category: Environment Science

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