The militant-held Iraqi city of Mosul is ushering in a new school year with a curriculum that has "permanently annulled" lessons in history, literature, art, music and Christianity.
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By Valerie Richardson - The Washington Times
An atheist group is weighing a lawsuit after the state of Indiana defied the organization’s objections by accepting a sculpture honoring veterans that depicts a white Latin cross. Published September 16, 2014
Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, now national president of the Boy Scouts of America, says he took the job because "the country needs scouting now more than ever," but gave no sign he plans to reopen the group's divisive debates over the role of gays in Scouting.
The nation's largest gay rights group said Monday that it is applying to have a contingent march in the 2015 St. Patrick's Day Parade in New York City.
All of the health plans offered by Obamacare exchanges in five states include coverage for abortions in a potential violation of the law.
The president of Hobby Lobby — the business at the heart of the Supreme Court case that solidified the rights of for-profit ventures to deny abortifacient coverage in employee insurance plans — said Christians need to stand strong for religious freedoms.
If the idea of Christian hip-hop music sounds like an "Anomaly," then Lecrae's seventh studio album is aptly named.
Why Kanye West, Eminem, Lil Wayne and other rappers are thanking God, and how they take on the role of gods.
Pope Francis’ latest appointment to a commission designed to fight sexual abuse of minors may have an effect in shaping the upcoming Vatican office also dedicated to combatting abuse.
Overall acceptance of gays and lesbians in American religious congregations rose significantly between 2006 and 2012, but it declined in Catholic congregations, according to a new survey.
The leader of the Catholic League said Thursday his group will not march in the 2015 St. Patrick's Day parade in New York City, due to a broken promise involving other marchers.
U2 is unquestionably one of the most influential musical acts of all time. But one defining element that often eludes the public's perception is the band's deep sense of spirituality.
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President Obama told lawmakers and the American public in a specially called joint session of Congress on health care reform that "under our plan, no federal dollars will be used to fund abortion."
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