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100 Religious Groups Doing Good In The World Today

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg & Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 06.20.2014 | Religion

Religion has made its way into many global conflicts, and there is no doubt that religion can be divisive and cause harm. That said, countless religio...

Atheist Senator Ernie Chambers Tells Religious Organizations: 'PAY YOUR TAXES'

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 01.24.2014 | Politics

Nebraska state Sen. Ernie Chambers’ new bill aimed at eliminating state property tax exemptions for religious organizations is set for review by the...

Mandate Will Be Beneficial for Women

The Daily Evergreen | Posted 05.05.2012 | College
The Daily Evergreen

The new contraception mandate will benefit millions of women across the nation, and we should applaud the Obama administration for advancing the health and wellness of our country.

Work For A Church Or Religious School? You May Have No Civil Rights

Red Room | Posted 03.19.2012 | Religion
Red Room

The Supreme Court broadened all religious organizations' rights to discriminate... That means churches can discriminate based on race, age, sex, disability, national origin -- you name it.

Pew Religious Advocacy Report: Why Comparing Apples And Oranges Leads To Lemons

Sister Mary Ann Walsh | Posted 01.29.2012 | Religion
Sister Mary Ann Walsh

The recent Pew Report, "Lobbying for the Faithful: Religious Advocacy Groups in Washington, DC," may prompt commentary. Hopefully, people will realize its figures are way out of whack.

Do Faith-based Groups Have A Place In 21st Century America?

Jasmeet Sidhu | Posted 10.04.2011 | Religion
Jasmeet Sidhu

Hearing these ideas on the same weekend the debt crisis was being fought, it seemed more pertinent than ever to me that religious groups become more empowered to step into the public space where the government can no longer.

10 Digital Commandments: Dos And Don'ts For Religion On The Web

Rev. James Martin, S.J. | Posted 08.27.2011 | Religion
Rev. James Martin, S.J.

If you question the need for this kind of evangelization, remember the growing power of social and digital media to reach the young and the not-so-young.

Setting The Record Straight On The 'No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act'

Rev. Jennifer Butler | Posted 07.04.2011 | Religion
Rev. Jennifer Butler

The truth is that H.R. 3 breaks sharply with longstanding federal abortion policy in ways that could significantly impact people's health insurance and set a precedent that jeopardizes funding for many faith-based organizations.

Religious Groups Fight Obama On Tax Deductions

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Richard Yeakley Religion News Service For the third time in three years President Obama's proposed budget will attempt to reduce tax deductions fo...