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American Churches

How Tiny Congregations Survive And Thrive Despite The Odds

Religion News Service | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 01.05.2016 | Religion

Hope, by nature, is defiant, counterintuitive and lodged in surprising places. So a new report detailing the spiritual, demographic and financial chal...

Inside America's Newest Basilica

Detroit Free Press | Patricia Montemurri and JC Reindl | Posted 02.02.2015 | Religion

Pope Francis has bestowed the title of "basilica" upon the historic National Shrine of the Little Flower Catholic Church in Royal Oak, making it only ...

The Ideologies Of American Churches In One Graph

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 09.08.2014 | Religion

Despite the separation of church and state in the U.S. religious groups often tend to have fairly delineated stances on political and social issues. ...

The Decline Of The Church: Will 2012 Be More Of The Same?

Steve McSwain | Posted 02.28.2012 | Religion
Steve McSwain

If people used to go to church to find hope, they're leaving the church because many of them are tired of worshiping with neurotic and, in some cases, even psychotic people who have, for all practical purposes, given up on the world.

Foreclosure Churches struck down by foreclosures

Reuters | Tom Hals | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Getting a complete picture of the financial health of churches across the country is difficult. But a review of filings in the Thomson Reuters Westlaw...

Survey: Many Women Face Sexual Advances From Faith Leaders | Jacqueline L. Salmon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One in every 33 women who attend worship services regularly has been the target of sexual advances by a religious leader, a survey released Wednesday ...