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Mormonism, as shaped by the culture wars

(RNS) — No one would be surprised to learn that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been shaped by the culture wars

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Alabama IVF decision is bad law with religious filigree

(RNS) — After the Alabama Supreme Court decided last week that an embryo is a person, GOP presidential candidate Nikki Haley told CNN’s Jake Tapper,

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Islamist Nigerian militants press attacks against Christians to foment religious war

ABUJA, Nigeria (RNS) — Islamist Fulani militants in the central Nigerian state of Plateau are continuing an anti-Christian killing spree that began with a devastating

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Bipartisanship is dead; can it be resurrected?

(RNS) — Bipartisanship is presented as an ideal by many American commentators and religious leaders, but it has a checkered history in American politics. Programs

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Photos of the Week: Carnival celebrations; VaLENTines Day

(RNS) — This week’s photo gallery includes unique Carnival celebrations around the world, Ash Wednesday and Valentines Day coinciding, and more. The post Photos of

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St. Valentine’s hometown strikes a balance between Ash Wednesday and Valentine’s Day

TERNI, Italy (RNS) — This Wednesday marked a peculiar challenge for practicing Catholics. Valentine’s Day, characterized by candlelit dinners and boxed chocolates, and Ash Wednesday,

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Rob Reiner and Dan Partland: “God & Country”

 The intertwining of religious dogma with political power not only undermines the fundamental principles of separation of government and religion, but also poses a

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Meet ‘The Autism Pastor’ Lamar Hardwick: Preacher, author, cancer warrior

(RNS) — When pastor Lamar Hardwick was diagnosed with autism at age 36, it was like he was meeting himself for the first time. “I

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Orthodox Christian radio hosted a panel on female deacons. Then misogyny poured in.

(RNS) — Soon after the live broadcast began on Ancient Faith Radio, a media ministry aimed at Orthodox Christian listeners, the real-time commentary open to listeners

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Photos of the Week: Iranian Zoroastrians, Chabad-Lubavitch Jewish Women

(RNS) — This week’s photo gallery includes Iranian Zoroastrians, Chabad-Lubavitch Jewish women and more. The post Photos of the Week: Iranian Zoroastrians, Chabad-Lubavitch Jewish Women