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Bonneville put his Cambridge theology degree to work in a new documentary about Jesus.
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A watchdog organization identified three global trends in persecution against Christians.
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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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Chief justice: the ruling "confuses maintenance of a highway median and monument in a state park with excessive religious entanglement.”
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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)
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When Ian Johnson first went to China as a student three decades ago, he pronounced religion there “dead.”

But Johnson, a Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist now based in Berlin and Beijing, has witnessed a transformation, one he documents in “The Souls of China: The Return of Religion After Mao,” published in April.

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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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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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 rival groups, including the Anglican Church in North America.
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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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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