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Ill. State Senator Pushes For Concealed Carry Ban in Churches

State Sen. Dan Kotowski (D-Park Ridge) says negotiations leading to the week-old concealed-carry law in Illinois left religious groups out.

07/17/2013

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Pew Study Examines Attitudes of World’s Muslims

The survey of 38,000 Muslims in 39 countries finds most believe their faith should shape not only their personal lives but society and politics as well.

05/01/2013

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Webster Church To Pray For Same-Sex Marriage

The prayer vigil, scheduled for seven o’clock, comes as the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to hear oral arguments on two cases.

03/25/2013

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Vatican Reporter: Next Conclave May Be Dolan’s

“The last two Popes were elected at 78 and 76 [years old],” Allen said. “Dolan is only 63 which means this might not be his last bite at the apple.”

03/25/2013

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Mo. House Endorses Health Care Conscience Measure

Institutions such as hospitals, clinics and medical or nursing schools could refuse to perform procedures.

03/12/2013

File photo of a Bishop holding a cross while leading mass. (Photo by AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images)

Illinois Religious Leaders Sign Letter Opposing Same-Sex Marriage

Pastoral leaders representing more than 1,700 faith communities – parishes, churches, congregations and mosques – have signed onto the letter.

01/03/2013

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Illinois Lawmaker Says Prayer In Schools Is The Answer

The lawmaker is State Rep. La Shawn Ford (D-Chicago), who came out of the blue with it when he was speaking with a group of ministers.

12/27/2012

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Group Of Illinois Religious Leaders Lobbies For Gay Marriage

The Reverend Jerry Bennett of the Illinois South Conference of the United Church of Christ in Highland says he supports the measure because Jesus loved all people.

12/25/2012

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Theology Professor: Santa Myth Paints Inaccurate ‘Description of God’

“If we’re telling our kids God is this kind of Santa Claus figure out there who knows if you’re naughty or nice…how accurate is that of a description of God?” he said.

12/24/2012

Jamie Foxx (Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for Ozwald Boateng)

Opinion: Jamie Foxx’s Obama Is Our Lord And Savior Remark Is Ridiculous And Disturbing

No one can equate to God. And, it’s about time someone stood up to Jamie Foxx and his ilk to teach them that – or at least try to teach them that.

11/27/2012

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