Holy brains are apparently big ticket items on the black market.*****
Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders addressed the issue of God in Sunday's debate.*****
The human rights group Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) on Jan. 18 slammed the Cuban government for what it described as an "unprecedented crackdown on churches across the denominational spectrum."*****
Sharia Law prohibits her choice of Christian faith.*****
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Sonia Sotomayor, first Hispanic justice and third female justice and of the United States, as well as Elena Kagan and Ruth Bader Ginsburg spoke out on Tuesday during the the Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. case.*****
As the U.S. Supreme Court debated Tuesday about whether for-profit companies could refuse the Affordable Care Act's mandate for contraception coverage to its employees citing religious beliefs, Hobby Lobby became part of a list of organizations to publicly take a religiously conservative stance on socioeconomic topics.*****
On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments regarding the Affordable Care Act's requirement that for-profit corporations provide insurance coverage for contraception, according to the "New York Times."*****
Russell Crowe's upcoming film Noah, based on the biblical story of the prophet who built an ark to protect his family from an apocalyptic flood, has been banned in several Muslim countries and is causing controversy among Christians as well.*****
Pope Francis elevates 19 bishops from all over the world to the rank of cardinal and emphasizes the church's role in the world.*****
By and large, Latino Americans are Catholic; a majority of the 52 million Hispanics living in the United States belong to the Catholic Church. However, Cathedrals are emptying, and former occupants have taken to worshiping in mosques.*****
He is against the idea of female priests but wants a larger role for women*****
His argument comes from Bible's book of Ephesians*****
The film, which premiered at the GALA Hispanic Theater in Washington, DC, reveals the story of five religious Latino families who learned to look beyond binding church teachings, in order to accept their daughters, sisters, brothers and sons, whose gender identities or sexual orientations are outside of the norm.*****
The Supreme Court is reviving the religion debate by agreeing to take on a case involving prayer at government meetings - a controversial topic that challenges the Constitution, zeroing in on where you draw the line between church and state.
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