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Archived Since:April 20, 2011

Blog Post Archive

Canadian Christian leaders denounce Franklin Graham ahead of his Vancouver trip

2 hours agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

A public letter includes more than 30 leaders, including the Vancouver Catholic archbishop.

The Latest: Vigil honors man killed at Kansas bar shooting

3 hours agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

The Latest on a deadly shooting at a Kansas bar that some witnesses said was racially motivated (all times local):

Man pleads guilty in killing of priest at Phoenix church

4 hours agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

A homeless ex-convict has pleaded guilty to murder and aggravated assault in the 2014 shooting death of a Catholic priest and the beating of another clergyman during a burglary at a Phoenix church.

With Jews nationwide watching, the FBI works to crack the tough case of a telephone culprit

8 hours agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

The threats are coming in to JCCs from a robocaller with a masked number, difficult to trace.

Religion events from around the Washington area

8 hours agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Cathedral music festival, Ash Wednesday ashes, Elisabeth von Trapp sings, jazz worship.

Fire officials: Tampa, Florida, mosque fire was arson

14 hours agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Fire officials say a fire that damaged a Tampa area mosque was arson.

Make America benevolent again

18 hours agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

It is entirely possible we will witness the first AIDS-free generation before the Trump administration ends.

Building to be named for legislator slain in church shooting

yesterdayReligion / Islam : On Faith

The South Carolina senator and pastor who was slain during the Charleston church shootings will have a county building named in his honor.

Pope Francis praises the Torah, and suggests it's better to be an atheist than a bad Catholic

yesterdayReligion / Islam : On Faith

Francis had harsh words for people who observe Catholic rituals but don't treat other people well.

Pope buys quake-zone produce to help farmers, donates food

yesterdayReligion / Islam : On Faith

Pope Francis’s chief alms-giver is on a shopping spree in quake-struck central Italy, buying up prosciutto, cheese and local produce from struggling local businesses and donating the bounty to Roman soup kitchens.

Documents: After shooting, Roof went toward 2nd black church

2 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

The man convicted of killing nine worshippers during Bible study at a black church in 2015 drove toward a second black parish afterward, according to federal court documents unsealed Tuesday, but no one was there because that sanctuary’s class had been canceled.

Oklahoma court favors church in Syrian torture lawsuit

2 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

A man from Syria who says he was tortured in his home country after converting to Christianity has no legal recourse against an Oklahoma church that published his name and baptism online, the state’s highest court ruled on Wednesday...

Islamic group sues city over use of mosque’s rooms, offices

2 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

An Islamic organization has filed a discrimination lawsuit against a New Jersey city, claiming its actions are preventing the full use of a mosque.

2 Amish men dump horse-poop lawsuit against Kentucky city

2 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Two Amish men from Kentucky who sued the city of Auburn’s mayor and police chief over an ordinance requiring horses to wear excrement-catching bags within city limits have voluntarily dismissed their federal lawsuit.

'Demonic activity palpable' at President Trump's rally, pastor says

2 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

"What I experienced in that moment sent shivers down my spine," Joel Tooley wrote of the campaign-style rally in Melbourne, Fla.

The disturbing history of vandalizing Jewish cemeteries

3 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

The vandalism of a Jewish cemetery in Missouri has caused an uproar after more than 170 headstones were toppled over at the historic burial site. Cemetery vandalism is not a new phenomenon, nor is it limited to Jewish burial sites.

Evidence of rising anti-Semitism, but data mostly elusive

3 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Has anti-Semitism accompanied Donald Trump’s rise to power? Some organizations that monitor hate groups and hate crimes believe so, noting a rash of recent incidents. But data is elusive, and the president’s supporters note his family connection — a Jewish daughter, son-in-law and grandchildren — and his comments this week condemning hate and prejudice.

School district agrees to remove Ten Commandments monument

3 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

A Pennsylvania school district is agreeing to remove a Ten Commandments monument from outside a high school and pay $164,000 in legal fees to settle a federal lawsuit.

Anne Frank Center slams Trump: ‘Do not make us Jews settle for crumbs of condescension’

3 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

The center's head said in a statement, “The President’s sudden acknowledgment is a Band-Aid on the cancer of Antisemitism that has infected his own Administration.”

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