'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
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Radical Muslim cleric Omar Bakri Mohammed, whose fiery rhetoric has left him banned from Britain, referred to the suspected terrorists who hacked a soldier to death on a London street as "heroes" who carried out God's will.
Pope Francis has sparked a religious debate with comments made earlier this week confirming atheists can indeed go to heaven.
The Boy Scouts of America's National Council has voted to ease a long-standing ban and allow openly gay boys to be accepted as Scouts.
The machete attack that left a British soldier dead on the streets of London on Wednesday included attackers shouting, "Allahu akbar," but the main television broadcast networks failed to reference Islam in their initial coverage.
One of the many difficulties with today's popular view of Scripture as being more flexible than the average political campaign promise is that those given to compromise on biblical standards can quickly paint themselves into a very difficult corner.
At this moment of sequestration and belt-tightening, the U.S. government has delivered a reading list on Islam.
In the most prominent challenge of its kind, Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. is asking a federal appeals court Thursday for an exemption from part of the federal health care law that requires it to offer employees health coverage that includes access to the morning-after pill.
Openly gay youths can join the Boy Scouts of America, its voting members decided Thursday, though gay leaders promptly called the change in the century-old program for boys and teens inadequate and vowed to continue to pressure the Scouts to go further.
America should end its intervention in Syria or shift its support to President Bashir Assad. Iraq-based al Qaeda militants now control the rebellion. A shadowy terrorist named Baghdadi has moved from Iraq to northern Syria to control al Qaeda's operations there. He is a grotesque savage, determined to compel acceptance of radical Islam through religious courts and executions.
Pope Francis, in a blistering attack on capitalism, said followers of the faith ought to bolster their charitable outreach and dampen their materialist pursuits. He made his comments while visiting a food kitchen on Tuesday.
Chelsea Clinton has taken on the co-chairmanship of New York University's new multifaith organization, the Of Many Institute.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has ordered that state-run lodges bring back Bibles they had just banned — the latest in a constitutional religion question that surfaced via a complaint from one atheist.
A different kind of "jamboree" awaits the 1,400 delegates arriving Wednesday at the Boy Scouts of America's national conference in Grapevine, Texas.
Signs of waning evangelical power in the nation's culture wars and in Republican policy — and some unexpected challenges for GOP candidates — loom as the 103-year-old Boy Scouts of America gears up for a definitive vote this week on whether to welcome openly gay youths into the organization's ranks.