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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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Commentary: Why Christians should ditch monuments for messages

Instead of hoping that people will come inside your church, set up healing stations on the sidewalk, set out food and coffee for passers-by, set up large screens and speakers.

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African churches torched over ‘Charlie Hebdo’ cartoons

Cartoon depictions of the Prophet Muhammad are proving costly for Christians in majority-Muslim countries in Africa.

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Don’t breed ‘like rabbits': Was pope breaking new ground?


With his latest comment in favor of “responsible parenthood,” Pope Francis again shifts the focus from the “rules” to the principle behind the rules.

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Commentary: The many sins of Newsweek’s exposé on the Bible

Justin Taylor shares his thoughts on the Newsweek article “The Bible: So Misunderstood It’s a Sin.”

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Five religious Guinness World Records smashed in 2014

Among them, 1,039 angels, shepherds and worshipers join together in Provo, Utah, to set a record for the “most living figures in a nativity scene.”

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