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United States | Jan. 14 2017

Makeup of 115th Congress overwhelmingly Christian

The United States Congress is about as Christian today as it was in the early 1960s, according to a new analysis by Pew Research Center. Nearly... [READ MORE]

United States | Jan. 14 2017

Majority of US still agree with Roe v. Wade

WASHINGTON — Nearly 70 percent of Americans say the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision, which legalized abortion more than four decades... [READ MORE]

United States | Jan. 14 2017

Illinois judge grants break for pro-life clinics

ROCKFORD, Ill. — In response to a new state law forcing health providers to refer or inform pregnant women to abortion clinics, an Illinois... [READ MORE]

United States | Jan. 14 2017

UMC has ‘focused prayer’ on LGBT stance

NASHVILLE — The United Methodist Church (UMC) has called for 75 weeks of “focused prayer” for the future of the denomination as it determines... [READ MORE]

United States | Jan. 14 2017

School district bans prayer gathering posting

WAYNE CITY, Ill. — After opposition from an atheist legal organization, an Illinois school district has banned its local high school students... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jan. 14 2017

Religious devotion, feelings of reward linked, study shows

Feelings of religious devotion evoked by prayer, Scripture reading and other spiritual practices may be connected directly to parts of the brain... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jan. 13 2017

LifeWay study asks where do Americans look today to solve nation’s woes?

America has its problems and needs to talk. But according to a new study, few Americans agree on who can best lead a conversation about the nation’s... [READ MORE]

United States | Jan. 12 2017

Samaritan’s Purse, BGEA on top 10 list

BOONE, N.C. — Samaritan’s Purse and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) have been named on a list of the top 10 charities working... [READ MORE]

United States | Jan. 11 2017

Giving to evangelical Christian groups rises

WINCHESTER, Va. — Giving to evangelical Christian organizations in the United States continues to rise, according to the annual report from... [READ MORE]

United States | Jan. 6 2017

Macy’s stops giving to Planned Parenthood

CINCINNATI, Ohio — A conservative group said it got a “great early Christmas present” when it discovered the department store chain Macy’s... [READ MORE]