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The Church Is a Family

July 27, 2014

Christians best advocate for human love and dignity by demonstrating it among themselves, especially by speaking when any part of the Body of Christ suffers for the faith.

President Obama Signs Water Resources Reform, Development Act And H.R. 1726

Federal Discrimination against Religion?

July 21, 2014

Religious groups will not receive an exemption from an executive order signed this morning by President Barack Obama banning “discrimination” based on sexual orientation or “gender identity” by federal contractors.

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Presbyterians Back Anti-Israel Divestment

June 20, 2014

Presbyterian commissioners have voted to divest the 1.76 million-member denomination from three companies that do business with Israel.

Attendees at the Presbyterian Church, U.S.A.'s 2014 General Assembly line up to debate the issues.  (Photo by Michael Whitman, PCUSA)

PCUSA Votes For Anti-Israel Divestment

June 20, 2014

After a decade of heated debate, backtracking, and suspenseful votes, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has once again voted for divestment from three companies that do business with Israel. The controversial vote is sure to inspire debate…

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PCUSA General Assembly Votes to Allow Gay Marriage

June 19, 2014

The 2014 Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) General Assembly has voted to approve two measures to allow ministers to perform same-sex marriages.

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Anti-Israel Church Activists Claim a Divestment Victory in United Methodist Pensions Sale

June 13, 2014

Anti-Israel activists are claiming the reported decision of the United Methodist Church’s pensions agency to divest from holdings in a British private prison contracting company as a victory for the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement.

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Marriage, Anti-Israel Divestment Fights Ahead for Presbyterians Gathering in Detroit

June 12, 2014

Amid spiraling membership, proposals to redefine marriage and end denominational investments with companies that do business with Israel will be before commissioners this week at the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) General Assembly.

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Liberal Groups Reject FDR’S D-Day Prayer

June 6, 2014

A coalition of liberal religious groups has authored a letter to U.S. lawmakers expressing concerns about a renewed initiative to add a prayer by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to the World War II Memorial on the National Mall in the nation’s capital.

Harvard's Memorial Hall, where the satanic mass reenactment will be held (photo: Wikimedia Commons)

Do Harvard Black Satanic Mass Plans Reveal Multiculturalism Run Amuck?

May 12, 2014

Plans for a Satanic black mass Monday evening in Memorial Hall at Harvard University are drawing justified criticism from the Catholic Archdiocese of Boston, which expressed its “deep sadness and strong opposition to the plan to stage a ‘black mass’ on the campus of Harvard University in Cambridge.”

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Christian Leaders Stand in Solidarity with Imperiled Religious Communities

May 7, 2014

More than 150 American Christian leaders from across ecumenical lines are issuing a call to action in response to a crisis facing ancient faith communities.

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Supreme Court Prayer Ruling Protects Freedom of Religion and Speech

May 5, 2014

U.S. Supreme Court justices ruled today that legislative bodies such as city councils can begin their meetings with prayer. The court ruled 5 to 4 that Christian prayers given before meetings of the town council of Greece, New York did not violate the constitutional prohibition against government establishment of religion.

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United Methodist Women in Decline

May 1, 2014

Official United Methodist statistics indicate that United Methodist Women, the denomination’s women ministry group known for its liberalism, has been in steady decline for over a decade.