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Bolivia Religious Debate: The Bible vs Andean Earth Deity

Bolivia Religious Debate: The Bible vs Andean Earth Deity

By Brady McCombs | Jan 25
Hoisting a large leather Bible above her head, Bolivia's new interim president delivered an emphatic message hours after Evo Morales fled under pressure.

World Leaders Rally in Jerusalem Against Anti-Semitism

World Leaders Rally in Jerusalem Against Anti-Semitism

By Aron Heller | Jan 23
"The murder of six million Jews by the brutal and antisemitic Nazi regime started with a slow erosion of rights, and the normalization of discrimination."

Mormon School to Allow Same-Sex Partners in Ballroom Event

Mormon School to Allow Same-Sex Partners in Ballroom Event

Jan 21
Brigham Young University will allow same-sex couples to compete in a national ballroom dance competition hosted by the school, a move that goes against the institution's code against gay relationships, officials said.

10 Years after Vatican Takeover, Legion in New Abuse Crisis

10 Years after Vatican Takeover, Legion in New Abuse Crisis

By Maria Verza and Nicole Winfield | Jan 20
The administrator of the elite Catholic school in Cancun, Mexico, used to take the girls out of class and send them to the chapel, where the priest from the Legion of Christ religious order would sexually abuse them.

Trump Boosts School Prayer, Faith Groups as He Rallies Base

Trump Boosts School Prayer, Faith Groups as He Rallies Base

By Collin Binkley and Elana Schor | Jan 17
In a bid to solidify his evangelical base, President Donald Trump on Thursday vowed to protect prayer in public schools and took new steps to give religious organizations easier access to federal programs.

Two Popes -- One Retired, One Reigning -- Cause a Furor

Two Popes -- One Retired, One Reigning -- Cause a Furor

By Nicole Winfield | Jan 15
Ever since Benedict XVI announced he would become the first pope in 600 years to resign, religious leaders warned of the potential confusion in having two popes living side by side in the Vatican.

Trump's Faithful: 2020 Tests His Ties to White Evangelicals

Trump's Faithful: 2020 Tests His Ties to White Evangelicals

By Elana Schor | Jan 14
White evangelical support for President ] Trump has sparked debate for years particularly this winter, with his impeachment trial looming. But for all the focus it commands, uncertainty continues to surround Trump's bond with a religious constituency.

Lawyers in Religious Tuition Case Readying for Supreme Court

Lawyers in Religious Tuition Case Readying for Supreme Court

By Patrick Whittle | Jan 12
Lawyers for Maine families that want the state to pay their religious school tuition said Friday they'll appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court if an appellate court rules in favor of the state.

Clergy Abuse Minority Survivors Find More Stigma, Less Help

Clergy Abuse Minority Survivors Find More Stigma, Less Help

By Gary Fields, Juliet Linderman and Wong Maye-E | Jan 4
The Samples were a black Chicago family, with six children and few resources. The priest helped them with tuition, clothes, bills. He offered the promise of opportunities — a better life.

Trump Portrays Himself as Defender of Faith for Evangelicals

Trump Portrays Himself as Defender of Faith for Evangelicals

By Jonathan Lemire and Elana Schor | Jan 4
Highlighting his record on religious liberty, President Donald Trump on Friday worked to energize a group of evangelical supporters who make up an influential piece of his political base that could prove vital in battleground states.

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