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Fargo police investigate threats against Muslim women

4 hours agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

A North Dakota woman has lost her job and Fargo police are investigating after she was shown in a video threatening Muslim women in a Walmart parking lot.

Department of Justice, agency clash over Civil Rights Act

6 hours agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

A federal appeals court in New York City is getting conflicting advice from the government over whether a civil rights law covers sexual orientation.

Trump's treatment of Sessions should alarm his loyal evangelical fans

8 hours agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

The evangelical community is tarnished with no guarantee of reciprocal loyalty.

The Latest: Kansas governor won’t say when he’d step down

yesterdayReligion / Islam : On Faith

The Latest on President Donald Trump’s plans to nominate Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback as ambassador at large for international religious freedom (all times local):

Rabbi at center of abuse scandal charged with sexual assault

yesterdayReligion / Islam : On Faith

A rabbi who founded a Connecticut school and is the center of an abuse scandal there has turned himself in to police to face charges of sexually assaulting a minor.

Tennessee police department’s Bible verse plaque to be moved

yesterdayReligion / Islam : On Faith

A biblical passage that has long been displayed at a Tennessee city’s police headquarters will be moved following a complaint from an organization that advocates for the separation of church and state.

Sex abuse victims seek help to track ex-priest’s whereabouts

yesterdayReligion / Islam : On Faith

Men who say they were raped by a Catholic priest at the center of the Boston clergy sex abuse scandal say they’re worried for children’s safety once he’s released from prison this week.

Conviction upheld for priest who abused Honduran orphans

yesterdayReligion / Islam : On Faith

The sentence and conviction of a Pennsylvania priest accused of sexually abusing orphans during mission trips to Honduras have been upheld by a federal appeals court.

US Muslims see friendly neighbors, but a foe in White House

yesterdayReligion / Islam : On Faith

U.S. Muslims say they have experienced widespread suspicion about their faith in the first months of Donald Trump’s presidency. But they also have received more support from individual Americans, and remain hopeful they can eventually be fully accepted in American society. That’s according to a new survey.

10 white caskets and memories: Funeral honors flood victims

2 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

To the strains of “Ave Maria,” more than 1,000 people said goodbye Tuesday to 10 members of an extended family who lost their lives in a flash flood while celebrating a birthday in Arizona.

Priest at center of clergy sex abuse scandal to be released

2 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Prosecutors say one of the most notorious figures in the Boston clergy sex abuse scandal has completed his prison sentence on child rape charges and will be released this week.

The Latest: Hundreds pack church to mourn flood victims

2 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

The Latest on the funeral for 10 members of an Arizona family killed in a flash flood. (all times local):

With church backing, housekeeper defies US deportation order

2 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

A housekeeper who’s secured sanctuary inside a Connecticut church says she’s comfortable being a symbol in the push to change immigration laws.

For Jared Kushner, an unusual group is singing his praises: Evangelical leaders

2 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Their statements for Trump's son-in-law are unique displays of support, observers say.

Retired priest accused of forcing boy to perform oral sex

3 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

A now-retired Roman Catholic priest is accused of forcing a 10-year-old Pennsylvania boy to perform oral sex on him after counseling the 4th-grader about misbehaving on a school bus.

Girl, 16, accused in fatal stabbing of California minister

3 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

A 16-year-old girl has been arrested on suspicion of fatally stabbing a 79-year-old man who was an associate minister of a Southern California church, officials said Monday.

St. Peter’s Square fountains being shut off due to drought

3 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

The Vatican says it is shutting off all its fountains, including those in St. Peter’s Square, because of Italy’s drought.

Pope calls for “moderation” after Jerusalem shrine violence

4 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Pope Francis has appealed for moderation after recent killings at a Jerusalem holy site.

Religion events from around the Washington area

6 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Monastery garden tour, sandwich making, labyrinth walk, classical music, concerts.

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