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Religion in Congress

Here Are All The Atheists In Congress

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 09.19.2013 | Politics

It's becoming more common not to believe in God or organized religion these days, so it would only be natural for a few atheists to have made their wa...

Jaweed Kaleem

Congresswomen Speaks About Using Sacred Hindu Text In Swearing-In

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion

The Bible and Torah have long been used at swearing-in ceremonies for members of Congress and have been joined by the Quran in more recent years, but ...

Jaweed Kaleem

The Most Underrepresented Religion In Congress

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion

Nearly one-in-five Americans have no religion, but only one member of the 533 people in the new 113th Congress that was sworn in Thursday would fall i...

New Congress More Religiously Diverse, Less Protestant

Religion News Service | David Gibson | Posted 11.20.2012 | Religion

(RNS) Three Buddhists, a Hindu and a "none" will walk into the 113th Congress, and it's no joke. Rather, it's a series of "firsts" that reflect the gr...

Faith On The Hill: Religious Makeup Of The New Congress Looks Like The Old

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Many analysts described the November 2010 midterm elections as a sea change, with Republicans taking control of the U.S. House of Representatives and ...