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Young Brits reject religion, approve of atheist politicians

In marked contrast to the U.S., public figures who disavow belief in God tend to win approval from a growing number of British people.

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In Egypt, atheists considered ‘dangerous development’


They’ve been targeted at cafes, harassed on the streets and fired as part of a broader backlash by society and the state against atheism and blasphemy.

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Muslim women in Los Angeles start mosque of their own

Dozens of women gather for Muslim prayers in what is being dubbed the first women’s-only mosque in the United States.

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IRS urged to clarify rules on political endorsements from pulpit


Religious and secular advocacy groups jointly call for greater clarity by the Internal Revenue Service regarding nonprofits and political activity.

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San Francisco priest bars altar girls

The move sparks both criticism and praise amid a debate that the Catholic Church has become too “feminized.”

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Supreme Court upholds religious rights of prisoners

The court came down on the side of a Muslim prisoner whose beard had been deemed potentially dangerous by Arkansas prison officials.

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