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Religious Faith Affects Pro-life Views

A recent study found that Americans who adhere to a religious faith are more likely to be pro-life.

U.S. Faith Leaders Ask Congress For More Security Funding

In a letter sent to Congress, U.S. bishops, together with other faith leaders, asked for increased funding to enhance security in houses of worship.

Argentina Approves Law on Spiritual Assistance for Prisoners

A Christian senator in Argentina gets approval for a law on spiritual assistance for prisoners.

Florida Might Have Mandatory Bible Classes in Schools

A new bill, if passed, would require all public schools in Florida to offer classes in religion. Filed by Democrat Rep. Kim Daniels on October 11, House Bill 341 would require all Florida school districts to include a Bible class in the curricula.

US to Create Global Body on Religious Freedom

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on July 18, 2019 that the United States will create a new global body on religious freedom.

UN to Observe Intl Day for Victims of Religion-Based Crimes

The UN announced that August 22 will be observed as International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief.

More Swiss Are Leaving the Church—Study

A study on religion by the Swiss Federal Statistics Office found that more and more people are leaving the big churches in Switzerland.

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Southern Baptists Discuss Sex Abuse at Annual Assembly

The Southern Baptist Convention voted on June 15 to issue a formal apology to survivors of sexual abuse following a revealing report that the church botched abuse claims and mistreated victims.
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Roe v Wade Verdict: Church Divided on Reaction

After almost 50 years, the US Supreme Court made a historic decision and overturned the "Roe v Wade" ruling. Religious Americans are divided with the June 24 outcome and reactions from church leaders ranged from gratefulness and elation to anger and frustration.

68,000 Brazilians Join Franklin Graham Rally

Tens of thousands gathered at Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro on June 11 to listen to the Gospel.

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Southern Baptists Discuss Sex Abuse at Annual Assembly

The Southern Baptist Convention voted on June 15 to issue a formal apology to survivors of sexual abuse following a revealing report that the church botched abuse claims and mistreated victims.

Roe v Wade Verdict: Church Divided on Reaction

After almost 50 years, the US Supreme Court made a historic decision and overturned the "Roe v Wade" ruling. Religious Americans are divided with the June 24 outcome and reactions from church leaders ranged from gratefulness and elation to anger and frustration.