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This Chart Breaks Down How America's Religious Groups May Vote On Election Day

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 10.28.2016 | Religion

America’s religious groups are sharply divided about whether Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump should be the country’s next leader. A Public Religio...

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These Are The Last Remaining Followers Of African American Spiritual Leader Father Divine | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.18.2016 | Arts

Father's Estate, The Mountain of the House of the Lord In 1930s Harlem, a man known as Father Divine founded the International Peace Mission mo...

'My Father Offered Me As A ‘Maiden' Sacrifice To An Alleged Cult Leader'

Posted 11.28.2016 | Entertainment

Lindsay says that at age 13, she was chosen by alleged cult leader Victor Barnard to be one of his 10 “maidens” and she was expected to perform wi...

Religious Groups Condemn Supreme Court Ruling On Government Prayer

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 05.05.2014 | Religion

Today, a narrowly divided Supreme Court upheld the practice of sectarian prayers before local council meetings in the town of Greece, New York. The de...

Reframing the Argument on Gay Marriage

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 07.11.2012 | Politics
Jennifer Hamady

In North Carolina this week, we were distracted yet again by the 'marriage' issue from the real matter at hand: equality. Which we can achieve by demanding the legality of civil unions.

WATCH: Traveler Looks For 'Jesus' In Siberia

Posted 12.23.2011 | Travel

The globetrotting provocateurs at Vice have just released one of their weirdest travel series yet: A three-part documentary hunt for "Jesus of Siberia...

Mormons, Baptists Assist In Tornado Cleanup

Posted 07.23.2011 | Religion

By Greg Garrison c. 2011 Religion News Service BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (RNS) Mormon missionaries are often unwelcome guests when they knock at local fron...

Statements From Muslim, Jewish And Christian Denominations

Posted 07.02.2011 | Religion

Many religious groups have issued statements in the wake of President Obama's announcement late Sunday night that Osama bin Laden had been killed. We ...

Evangelicals Named To Ministry Watchdog Panel

Posted 06.16.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) The Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability has announced members of a commissi...

Religious Groups Weigh In On Both Sides Of Healthcare Repeal

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

As the House of Representatives prepares to vote on a law that would repeal last year's landmark health care legislation, faith groups in America have...

Religious Groups Turn To Core Values To Heal The Planet

Mother Nature Network | Robynne Boyd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Over the last few years, the politics of environmentalism has become so divided that the government's ability to tackle intractable problems like clim...

Bush Admin: Groups That Hire Based On Religion Can Receive Taxpayer Money

New York Times | CHARLIE SAVAGE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a newly disclosed legal memorandum, the Bush administration says it can bypass laws that forbid giving taxpayer money to religious groups that hire...