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On Friday, Catholics throughout the United States will begin observing two weeks known as the Fortnight for Freedom. For a second consecutive year, the U.S. Catholic Church has set aside this time leading up to Independence Day to draw attention to the...
MEXICO CITY -- She rose to the podium and cast her eyes skyward. The mayor of Monterrey then entrusted her Mexican city to God and Jesus Christ as the crowd around her cheered. “I open the doors of this city to God as the maximum authority,”...
"Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a...
Elected officials appealing to the Almighty before getting down to business likely predates the First Amendment's restriction on promoting a state religion, but such public prayer is getting a fresh look. The U.S. Supreme Court plans to take up a case...
firstname.lastname@example.orgOne thing has become clear following the controversy over prayer at this year’s high school graduation: people hear what they want to hear. Many in the Lincoln County community apparently want to believe their faith is under attack and that openly...
email@example.comDespite the opposition of at least six students, Lincoln County High School kept to its tradition of student-led prayer during its graduation ceremony Friday. Class of 2013 President Jonathan Hardwick received a standing ovation after he prayed for...
The following is an abridged comment thread from facebook.com/edpagecourant. Roger Katz: Absolutely not. This seems a pretty clear case of where the separation of church and state is required. Gary Byron: God knows they need it! (he-he) Cj...
Tribune reporterLawyers for two Roman Catholic-owned companies in Illinois and Indiana argued before the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Wednesday that a law forcing them to include birth control in their employees' benefits would violate their First Amendment rights....
Florida's Department of Corrections got a stern rebuke from the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals last week when the court sent a lawsuit brought by a Jewish prisoner over the right to receive kosher meals back to a lower court. The appeals court...
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Ball State University is investigating an atheist organization's complaint that one of the professors at the Indiana college is teaching religion rather than science. The Freedom From Religion Foundation has filed a formal...
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has agreed to revisit the issue of church-state separation and decide whether a town council can begin most of its monthly meetings with a prayer from a Christian pastor. Thirty years ago, the court upheld a state...
WASHINGTON — Can a public high school hold its graduation ceremony in a local church? The Supreme Court has been pondering that question in its private conference for six weeks, discussing whether to take up a Wisconsin case that could reset the...
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