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White House picks Baptist, religious liberty scholar to head faith-based office

The White House has named a church-state legal scholar and consensus builder to head up the administration’s Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships. Read more »

March 15, 2013


The growth of interfaith activity since 9/11: Grass-roots groups get personal about faith

Those who study and work in interreligious relations say when people are grounded in their own faith and can express that on a personal level their interfaith... Read more »

March 9, 2013

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Electing a new pope: Catholic heirarchy follows process, rituals developed over centuries

When the Roman Catholic Church's College of Cardinals decided this week to halt the daily press briefings by their American colleagues, they were following a policy... Read more »

March 8, 2013


Actress Roma Downey and husband call for greater Bible literacy

Actress Roma Downey of “Touched by an Angel” fame and her husband Mark Burnett, producer of “Survivor” and other popular television shows,... Read more »

March 1, 2013


Not so fast: Evangelicals differ with their leaders on immigration reform

Evangelicals are not largely behind comprehensive immigration reform, which is commonly taken to mean a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants and,... Read more »

Feb. 21, 2013


NPR asks six young people why they are moving away from religion

In this two-part interview, NPR's David Greene talks with six young adults in an attempt to understand why they are distancing themselves from traditional faith. Read more »

Jan. 17, 2013


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