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“My neighborhood, my family and I have a right to live without a nuclear gun on hair-trigger alert held perpetually to our heads,” Colville told the judge.
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Yonat Shimron - Religion News Service
A Catholic social justice activist who was knocked to the ground by police during a protest over racism last year has sued the city of Buffalo, its mayor, the police commissioner and several police officers.
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Yonat Shimron - Religion News Service
If all the nominees the president-elect has chosen are confirmed, the Cabinet will have diverse religious backgrounds. The majority are Catholic, with five Jews, two Black Baptists and two Hindus.
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The 117th session of Congress got off to a testy start on Sunday, including an opening prayer from an ordained member whose pairing of “A-woman” with the traditional “Amen” raised both hackles and questions about the meaning of the word.
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Yonat Shimron - Religion News Service
Martha Hennessy, a granddaughter of Dorothy Day, the founder of the Catholic Worker movement, was sentenced Friday (Nov. 13) to 10 months in prison for breaking into Kings Bay Naval Base in Georgia.
In this June 27, 2019, file photo, then-Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., listens to questions after the Democratic primary debate hosted by NBC News at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Art in Miami. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)
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Yonat Shimron - Religion News Service
Few, if any, vice presidential candidates have had as much exposure to the world’s religions as Kamala Harris.
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Yonat Shimron - Religion News Service
Rev. Stephen M. Kelly, a 71-year-old Jesuit priest, was sentenced by a U.S. District Court judge to 33 months in jail, three years’ probation and restitution fees for his role in a symbolic nuclear disarmament action.
Mark Galli kneels during Mass at St. Michael Catholic Church, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, in Wheaton, Illinois. RNS photo by Tom Killoran
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For a few days last December, Mark Galli was perhaps the most well-known evangelical in the country – after penning an editorial calling for Donald Trump's impeachment and removal from office and arguing he was "profoundly immoral."
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Kamala Harris' selection as the Democratic Vice-Presidential nominee has prompted discussion about her ethnic and religious background and what it means for the future of religion in the United States.
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Yonat Shimron - Religion News Service
The results of the survey suggest that despite political pressure to reopen houses of worship—from President Donald Trump as well as leading conservative Christians and religious liberty advocates—Americans aren't quite ready to take a seat in a sanctuary.