Mark A. Kellner
Recent Articles by Mark A. Kellner
The IRS agrees to investigate churches that preach politics after settling with atheist lobbying group
Published: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 3:15 pm MDT
A recent IRS settlement with the Freedom from Religion Foundation, an atheist lobbying group, has the tax agency pledging to investigate religious groups and pastors who preach politics from the pulpit.
Published: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 9:56 am MDT
President Obama Monday said he intends to nominate Rabbi David Saperstein, a veteran religious liberty advocate, as the first non-Christian to serve as U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freed...
Published: Friday, July 25, 2014 3:56 pm MDT
Leading a million North American Seventh-day Adventists, Dan Jackson must steer through postmodernist shoals to revitalize the domestic side of a church that has 17 million believers outside its native land.
Published: Thursday, July 24, 2014 12:27 pm MDT
In a federal court filing, the Obama administration said it is working on a way for religious nonprofits to opt out of providing objectionable contraceptives while preserving their conscience, perhaps further l...
Published: Thursday, July 24, 2014 9:55 am MDT
A global social media campaign is using the Arabic letter Nun to show support for Christians being driven out of the Iraqi city of Mosul. The "N" is the first letter of "Nasrani," or Nazarene, a common Arabic t...
Published: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 1:39 pm MDT
President Obama's July 21 executive order adding sexual orientation and gender identity to a list of conditions on which federal contractors may not discriminate when hiring may not impact faith-based social se...
Published: Friday, July 18, 2014 4:39 pm MDT
Opponents of the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling favoring religious freedom are distorting that decision's impact on women, critics allege.
Published: Thursday, July 17, 2014 9:30 am MDT
A former archbishop of Canterbury is at odds with the current Anglican primate and other British faith leaders over a proposed "right-to-die" bill backers say would allow "death with dignity."
Published: Wednesday, July 16, 2014 2:55 pm MDT
Americans of almost all stripes feel warmly toward Jews, Catholics and evangelicals, a Pew Research Center survey reveals. Muslims and atheists aren't as well regarded, while Mormons are in the middle of the pa...
Published: Monday, July 14, 2014 4:50 pm MDT
The accreditation of an evangelical Christian college near Boston is under review, and a city contract was lost last week, after the president of Gordon College in Wenham, Massachusetts, signed a letter asking ...