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Church of Norway approves same-sex marriage

Voting 88 to 32, the church body’s Bishops Conference approves creating a liturgy for same-sex weddings.

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Bible among 10 ‘most challenged’ books of 2015


For the first time in nearly a decade, the Bible made the American Library Association’s list of books that have drawn complaints from the public.

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Commentary: Why corporations are wrong about the Mississippi law

Big business is trying to “rebrand” religious liberty as bigotry by distorting the facts about policies supported by Americans.

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Hope, frustration mark anniversary of Chibok kidnappings


It’s been two years since the abduction of nearly 300 Chibok schoolgirls by Boko Haram militants in northeast Nigeria.

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Summit hopes to ‘set free’ Christians from porn


At the sold-out Set Free Global Summit April 4-7 in Greensboro, N.C., some 900 church and ministry leaders discuss what to do about pornography.

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A majority of people in Scotland have no religion


Fifty-two percent of the 5.4 million people living in Scotland have no religion, according to a recent survey.

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