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Trump announces ‘guidance’ on prayer in schools, religious groups

It’s seen as a sign the president is trying to solidify his support from evangelicals.

Rainbow shirt and cake a ‘lifestyle violation,’ student expelled from private school

The private school claims the picture is the latest in two years’ worth of “lifestyle violations”.

Conservative ‘Moms’ group slams Burger King for using ‘the d-word’ in a commercial

Activist conservative group One Million Moms is taking aim at Burger King for using what it calls the “d-word” in a commercial promoting the non-meat Impossible Whopper.

Pope slaps woman’s hand to free himself from her grip

Pope Francis had to slap an admirer’s hand to free himself from her clutches on a walkabout of Saint Peter’s plaza. The pontiff, 83, had greeted children bef…

Atheist group asks IRS to probe megachurch over pro-Trump rally, says event violates rule banning political participation

The Freedom From Religion Foundation, an atheist group advocating for the separation of church and state, has asked the IRS to investigate a Florida megachurch hosting a Trump rally planned for Friday, insisting the event violates IRS rules banning political endorsement by churches.

Study uncovers how brain damage increases religious fundamentalism

Research has found religious belief is associated with certain regions of the human brain, but there is still much to learn about how these areas …

Why some people distrust atheists

Many Americans have a distrust of atheists. A group of researchers found that some of the distrust relates to beliefs about atheists’ family values.

Teenager, 19, kills ‘paedophile priest who abused him’

Alexandre V, attacked 91-year-old Catholic priest Roger Matassoli while working at the holy figure’s home in Agnetz, Oise. The priest is alleged to have abused at least four boys between 1960 and 2000.

Trump attacks Christian magazine in wild rant, misspells its name

President goes to war with evangelical publication that branded him ‘immoral’

False Idol — Why the Christian Right Worships Donald Trump

On the morning of September 29th, six weeks before the 2016 election, Donald Trump was in a conference room at Trump Tower in New York talking to leaders of the religious right about sex-reassignm…