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Pope Francis Hints at Change in Church’s Thinking

Pope Francis hints at change in church’s thinking. At a Mass attended by Vatican employees and a few guests, Francis showed a willingness to reconcile… More Read More »

Judge to Decide Alaska Native Religious Defense in Fishing Trials

With salmon beginning their annual migration back to the sea into Alaska waterways, nearly two dozen fishermen from Western Alaska… More Read More »

Christians Equipped to Work for Liberty of Conscience for All

 Liberty of conscience is the foundation of human rights and social justice. It alone pertains … More Read More »

Do Catholics Represent Evangelicals in America’s Legal Elite?

At the Center for Law and Religion Forum, University of Michigan law professor Dan Crane has been doing an interesting series of posts on the under-representation of Evangelicals within America’s legal… More Read More »

Southern Baptist Leaders Address Military Religious Liberty Worries

On recent worries about the curtailment of religious liberty in the armed forces… More Read More »

United States Commission on International Religious Freedom 2013 Annual Report

The 2013 Annual Report represents the culmination of a year’s work by Commissioners and staff to document abuses on the ground and make independent policy recommendations to the U.S. government…. More Read More »

Hostility Against Religion: It’s a Rising Tide

Restrictions on religion rose in every major area of the world, including the United States… More Read More »

How Devout are We? Study Shows Evangelicals Surge as Catholics Wane

The percentage of Americans who say they are strong in their religious faith has been steady for the last four decades, a new study finds… More Read More »

North Carolina Religion Bill Killed-But One Third Of Americans Want Christianity As Official Religion Of USA

While a resolution that would have cleared the way for an official state religion in North Carolina was quickly pulled from consideration by the state’s Republican Speaker of the House, a new poll indicates … Read More »

Vatican II at age 50

Fifty years ago this month, the Roman Catholic Church embarked on a period of soul-searching that reverberated far beyond St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome… More Read More »