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Kimberly Winston - Religion News Service March 23, 2018
Bonneville put his Cambridge theology degree to work in a new documentary about Jesus.
Faith News
Kimberly Winston - Religion News Service January 11, 2018
A watchdog organization identified three global trends in persecution against Christians.
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Kimberly Winston - Religion News Service November 09, 2017
In what is becoming a grim American ritual, mass shooting sites from Sandy Hook to Columbine have been demolished and then rebuilt.
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Kimberly Winston - Religion News Service October 23, 2017
Chief justice: the ruling "confuses maintenance of a highway median and monument in a state park with excessive religious entanglement.”
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Kimberly Winston - Religion News Service August 22, 2017
Images appeared on social media showing the word "murder" smeared in white paint on a statue of the 18th-century Franciscan priest who led the Catholic Church's missionary efforts among Native Americans on the West Coast.
A girl looks at a Bible during Mass in 2016 at a Beijing cathedral. As young people move to cities, Catholic grandparents in rural areas are passing on the faith to their grandchildren. (CNS photo/How Hwee Young, EPA)
Faith News
Kimberly Winston - Religion News Service May 18, 2017

When Ian Johnson first went to China as a student three decades ago, he pronounced religion there “dead.”

Dussault painted “Blessed Frassati” across her skis, a tribute to an early 20th-century Italian Catholic skier dedicated to the poor and the sick who is on track for sainthood and whom she adopted as her patron saint. Photo courtesy of Rebecca Dussault.
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Kimberly Winston - Religion News Service August 23, 2016
Athletes often mention the support their faith provides; it shows up in different ways.
England’s best-known cathedral and the mother church of the worldwide Anglican Communion. Religion News Service photo by Trevor Grundy
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Kimberly Winston - Religion News Service January 14, 2016
The dramatic demotion follows a string of Episcopal Church decisions stretching back to 2003, when it elected Gene Robinson, an openly gay man, as a bishop of New Hampshire. That decision led dozens of U.S. churches to break away from the Episcopal Church and declare their allegiance to a series of
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Kimberly Winston - Religion News Service November 14, 2014
A federal court of appeals rejected a case brought by an atheist organization that would have declared tax-exempt clergy housing allowances—often a large chunk of a pastor’s compensation—unconstitutional.“This is a great victory for fair treatment of churches,” sai
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Kimberly Winston - Religion News Service April 10, 2014
A new paper draws an intriguing conclusion to a question scholars have wrestled with for several decades: Why are Americans dropping out of church?One reason? They’re logging on to the Internet.Allen Downey, a professor of computer science at Massachusetts’ Olin College of Engineeri