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  • Federal birth control ruling upsets religious groups

    Federal birth control ruling upsets religious groups
    Church officials and other religious-based groups are gearing up to fight an order by the Obama administration that they include birth control in employee health plans — a requirement some say could threaten the protection of other moral beliefs and...
  • Economy trumps social issues among religious groups in this election

     
    Religin News Service writers Daniel Burke and David Gibson report on the presidential campaigns' focus on the economy in their faith-based outreach: BETHESDA, Md. (RNS) With voters focused intently on pocketbook issues, both Mitt Romney and President...
  • Neither Romney nor Obama: why some Christians aren’t voting

     
    Religion News Service reporter David Gibson writes about evangelicals, Catholics and black fundamentalists who have decided to sit this presidental election out: Is it a sin not to vote? Or perhaps a virtue? The question may seem surprising, especially in...
  • Baptist leader breaks vow, endorces Romney

     
    While Southern Baptist theologian R. Albert Mohler Jr. didn't come right out and endorce Mitt Romney in his recent telephone conferece call with Florida pastors, Southern Baptist leader Richard Land — breaking with a tradition of not endorcing...
  • Catholic bishops rethink and reflect following the election

     
    David Gibson reports from the U.S. Catholic bishops gathering in Baltimore: The three-day meeting falls just a week after the re-election of President Barack Obama, whose policies on contraception coverage and gay rights mobilized the bishops in what...
  • Two and a Half Hypocrisy?

     
    Religion News Services David Gibson rounds up reaction to Angus T. Jones telling people not to watch Two and a Half Men, in which he stars, because it's morally unfit for Christian consumption: Today’s leading religious debate focuses on comments by...
  • Congress: It’s not just for white Protestants anymore

     
    Religion News Service reporter David Gibson writes about the religious diversity of the 113th Congress: (RNS) Three Buddhists, a Hindu and a “none” will walk into the 113th Congress, and it’s no joke. Rather, it’s a series of &#...
  • Episcopalians may get another gay bishop

     
    David Gibson's Religion News Service blog writes about the possibility of another gay Episcopalian bishop: New Hampshire’s Episcopalians elected an openly gay man as bishop nine years ago and sparked a virtual schism in the Anglican Communion. Now...
  • Monsignor Lynn sentenced to up to six years

     
    David Gibson writes for the Religion News Service about the sentencing of Monsignor William J. Lynn: (RNS) Monsignor William J. Lynn, the first U.S. Catholic official convicted for covering up the sexual abuse of children, was sentenced to 3-6 years in...
  • Religion News Service introduces free Godcast app on iTunes

     
    Now available for free from iTunes: The Religion News Godcast, a fresh (and sometimes irreverent) look at the religious stories and controversies of the day.  We'll show you a behind-the-scenes peek — er, listen — at the RNS editorial...
  • Cardinal Dolan and allegations of payoffs to pedofile priests

     
    David Gibson with the Religion News Service on reports on sex abusers and payoffs in the Catholic Church: Not quite the“Vatileaks” scandal, but documents show Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan tried to pay off abusers so they would leave the...
  • Roe v. Wade 40 years later: winning, losing and battle fatigue

     
    Religion News Service writer David Gibson gives an insightful analysis of the battle lines over abortion after four decades of fighting: Why one side feels it's winning, the other side feels its losing — and why both might be wrong: RNS) Four...