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First Amendment Defense Act Would Protect Those Morally Opposed to Same-Sex Marriage

7-16-15
The First Amendment Defense Act would prohibit the government from taking action against those who cite religious beliefs that marriage is just between a man and a woman.
150709Delmore

Ramadan Fasting More Challenging in Summer Months

7-9-15
This year Ramadan falls in the summer, which is more challenging for Muslims who fast from daybreak to sundown.
150629Orton

Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Teach Traditions through Annual Pow-Wow

6-29-15
The Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribe held its annual pow-wow, a spiritual celebration.
150619Flanagan

NJ Churches Ask for Heightened Security After Charleston Shooting

6-19-15
In the wake of the shooting death of nine at a Charleston church, New Jersey church leaders have asked for more security at their houses of worship to deter copycats.
150618Flanagan

Pope: Climate Change is a Global Problem with Grave Implications

6-18-15
Pope Francis says people need to fight for a cleaner planet and against business interests and consumerism to help reverse climate change.
150511Vannozzi

Fighting to Keep Saint Michael’s Medical Center Open

5-11-15
Religious leaders have joined the fight to keep Saint Michael's Medical Center in Newark from becoming an outpatient ambulatory facility instead of a full acute-care hospital.
150506Vannozzi

Ordained Catholic Women Operate Separately from the Vatican

5-6-15
There are 208 Roman Catholic Womenpriests worldwide that practice religion apart from the Vatican because they aren't accepted.
150427Hill

Rules of Religious Divorce in Orthodox Jewish Community Led to Kidnapping

4-27-15
Three rabbis have been convicted on charges they kidnapped men and forced them to grant their wives a religious divorce, called a get.
150318Cruz

Presbyterian Church Changes Definition of Marriage to Include Same-Sex Couples

3-18-15
Presbyterian Church USA, the largest denomination in the country, has broadened its definition of marriage to include same-sex couples.