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Mexicans Who Help Build Donald Trump's Wall Are 'Traitors,' Top Archdiocese Says

Mexicans who help build President Donald Trump’s planned border wall would be acting immorally and should be deemed traitors, the Catholic Archdiocese of Mexico said on Sunday, turning up the heat on a simmering dispute over the project. In...Show More Summary

Defund Islamophobia Now

While a commitment to standing with the Muslim community against Islamophobia is as important as ever, words are meaningless if not backed up in real ways that reflect this commitment. That means definitively opposing all forms of Islamophobia. Yesterday,...Show More Summary

Hipsters, Please Don’t Culturally Appropriate Holi On Instagram

Thousands are expected to crowd outside Utah’s Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple this weekend for what might be the largest celebration of Holi in the United States. Although Holi is tied to Hinduism, many attendees will likely be young Mormons...Show More Summary

Dying To Go To Heaven: What The Heaven’s Gate Suicides Teach Us About Islamic Martyrdom

It was 20 years ago this week, March 20-26, 1997, that 39 members of the Heaven’s Gate cult “graduated” from this life to ascend to the UFO mothership that they believed would take them to an extraterrestrial paradise. I’ll never forget it. Show More Summary

Muslim Woman Targeted By Twitter Trolls After London Attack Speaks Out

A Muslim woman who was photographed in the aftermath of Wednesday’s London attack is speaking out against the racist trolls who attempted to create a false and damaging narrative using her likeness. Twitter users circulated an imageShow More Summary

House Of Lies

It wasn’t fake news and couldn’t be called that; we all watched it together. FBI Director James B. Comey, testifying before the House Intelligence Committee, said that neither the FBI or the Justice Department had any information that President Barack Obama ever ordered Donald Trump’s phones tapped at Trump Tower. Show More Summary

Fire Consumes North Dakota Church Owned By White Supremacist

A historic church recently purchased by an avowed white supremacist caught fire and burned to the ground Wednesday in North Dakota, sparking an investigation by fire officials, according to local media reports. Craig Cobb, who had previously...Show More Summary

What Exactly Is State Secularism?

Question Time shows us that secularism, plainly, calls for the separation of government institutions and persons mandated to represent the state from religious institutions and religious dignitaries. It is the view that public activities...Show More Summary

Suspect Arrested In Connection With Jewish Community Bomb Threats

A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of making threats to Jewish community centers across the U.S., New Zealand and Australia, Israeli police said Thursday. The suspect is a U.S.-Israeli citizen who currently lives in Israel, Israeli police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said. Show More Summary

Critics Say Kentucky's New 'Religious Freedom’ Bill Targets LGBTQ Students

The governor of Kentucky recently signed legislation that could give religious students free rein to discriminate in public schools. Senate Bill 17, signed Gov. Matt Bevin (R-Ky.) on March 16, permits a wide range of religious activities in the state’s public schools and restricts interference from staff and school boards. Show More Summary

Historic Black Church Receives $3 Million Gift To Pay Off Mortgage

A historic black church in Pennsylvania is counting its blessings after an anonymous donor reportedly gifted the establishment over $3 million to help pay off its mortgage. Rev. Richard Dent of the First African Baptist Church in Sharon Hill told local news he’s giving God all the credit. “This is a blessing,” he told Fox29 over the weekend. Show More Summary

Trump Will Deliver Commencement Speech At Evangelical College

President Donald Trump has agreed to deliver a commencement address at a prominent evangelical Christian college this year. Students at Virginia’s Liberty University have been divided about supporting Trump, but the school’s president,...Show More Summary

Trump Wishes 'Freedom' To Iranians On Nowruz Holiday While Keeping Their Families Apart

President Donald Trump released a statement Wednesday celebrating Nowruz, the Persian New Year, and praising Iranian immigrants ? one of the groups he is working to block from entering the United States. “ For many years, I have greatly...Show More Summary

This Alabama Church Wants Its Own Armed Police Force For Protection

An Alabama church is poised to create its very own police force thanks to a new bill that has already made headway in the state senate. Briarwood Presbyterian Church, located in the outskirts of Birmingham, is seeking to hire a team of individuals who will be trained as cops to patrol its grounds. Show More Summary

Neil Gorsuch Doesn't Give Any Hints On How He'd Rule On Donald Trump's Travel Ban

WASHINGTON ? Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) on Tuesday pressed Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch about his views on discrimination against certain religious groups, using President Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban as an example of...Show More Summary

Virginia GOP Demands State Attorney General's Apology For Mosque Visit

WASHINGTON ? The Republican Party of Virginia is attacking the state’s Democratic attorney general, Mark Herring, for visiting one of the U.S.’s largest mosques to talk about President Donald Trump’s Muslim ban. “On March 17, Mark Herring...Show More Summary

Hundreds Of Stuffed Animals At The Jewish Museum Pay Unlikely Tribute To Immigrants

In the Jewish tradition, a Bar Mitzvah is a religious initiation ceremony for boys who, upon turning 13, become responsible for their actions in the eyes of their community. In avant-garde artist Charlemagne Palestine’s world, a “Bear Mitzvah” operates somewhat similarly. Show More Summary

Pope Francis Urges Priests To Call Out The Exorcists

Seems like that kind of time. Pope Francis has called on priests to contact “exorcists” when their parishioners are facing spiritual crises linked to “supernatural” causes. Any such exorcists, however, should be chosen with “great care...Show More Summary

Indian Priest Stabbed Before Church Service In Australia

An Indian priest is recovering after being stabbed moments before the start of a Catholic church service in Australia. The attack against Rev. Tomy Kalathoor Mathew reportedly took place in front of parishioners on Sunday at St. Matthew’s...Show More Summary

Trump Gives Evidence Of Being An Atheist!

President Trump made a great effort to attract the evangelical Christian community, and he seemed to have succeeded. But it appears that the evidence suggests that he is really an atheist. A. He showed absolutely no knowledge of the Bible. B. Show More Summary

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