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The Catholic Church’s Members Respond to the United States Political Climate

Catholics are an interesting group to watch during election season as they are a very diverse group with very liberal and very conservative members. What are Catholics thinking heading into the election?

Category: Politics

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Big Changes in the United Methodist Church's Stance on LGBTQ Rights

Issues concerning LGBTQ rights often pose big questions to politicians and religious leaders alike. While some churches continue to claim that having a sexual orientation other than heterosexuality goes against their tea ...

Category: Human Rights Morality Politics Religion

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Clashes Between Government and Religious Leaders in the Balkans

While the world struggles with a global pandemic, it may seem like almost everything else has been put on hold. Unfortunately, political tension and conflict still exist and may be made even more complicated by the dange ...

Category: Politics Religion Political and Religious Controversy

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Big Religious and Legal Questions in the Supreme Court

Two very interesting cases have been in the process of going through the Supreme Court in recent months. Both of them involve big questions about the intersection of religious and legal rights, and the outcomes may chang ...

Category: Freedom of Religion Politics freedom from religion

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Study: Nearly Half of Americans Think the Bible Should Influence U.S. Law

A Pew Research study found that 49% of Americans believe that the Christian Bible should have at least some impact on American laws and over a quarter believe it should have "a great deal" of influence.

Category: Politics Religion

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Pro-Life Activists Allowed to Hold Protests Despite Coronavirus Restrictions

Pro-life protestors can continue to protest in Michigan during the state's stay-at-home order after Governor Gretchen Whitmer clairifies what activities are prohibited during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Category: Freedom of Religion

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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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Florida Pastor Arrested for Defying County's Stay-At-Home Order During Coronavirus

Pastor Rodney Howard-Browne was charged with two misdemeanors after disregarding a county stay-at-home order and continuing to hold services in his megachurch while coronavirus cases increase in Florida.

Category: Freedom of Religion

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The Divine Plan: Reagan, John Paul II, and Their Idea To Bring Down Soviet Communism

You may have missed it, but an intriguing and thought-provoking new documentary movie played in theaters for one night only on November 6, 2019. Entitled “The Divine Plan: John Paul II, Ronald Reagan, and the Drama ...

Category: End of the World Politics

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Poll Finds Nonwhite Democrats More Religious Than White Democrats

With the 2020 presidential election season upon us and gearing up almost by the day, another race is also on: seeing who can most closely predict which candidate will win based on the views, predilections, and issue impo ...

Category: Politics Religion

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