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Meriam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag, a 27-year-old Christian Sudanese woman sentenced to hang for apostasy, sits in her cell a day after she gave birth to a baby girl at a women's prison in Khartoum's twin city of Omdurman on May 28, 2014. (credit: credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)

Facing Death, Sudanese Woman Relied On Her Faith

The Sudanese woman imprisoned for refusing to reject Christianity said in a televised interview airing Monday night that she was resolved to keep her faith even if it meant death.

09/15/2014

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U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception Mandate

A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.

07/02/2014

Ernest T. Jones, UConn Running Backs Coach (Courtesy UConn)

Coach In Religion-In-Huddle Controversy Resigns

University of Connecticut Running Backs coach and Director of Player Engagement Ernest T. Jones has resigned.

02/17/2014

Archbishop Leonard P. Blair (Courtesy Archbishop of Hartford)

Archbishop Weighs In On Religion And Football

Hartford’s new archbishop offered some support to a University of Connecticut football coach overruled by his boss after saying he will make sure players understand that “Jesus Christ should be in the center of our huddle.”

01/19/2014

The openly gay state representative led the fight to legalize same-sex marriage in what may be the most Catholic state in the nation's most Catholic region. And, in early May, Rhode Island became the sixth and final New England state to allow gay couples to marry when its Democratic-dominated Legislature. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Catholic Church’s Influence Declines In Gay Marriage Debate

The openly gay state representative led the fight to legalize same-sex marriage in what may be the most Catholic state in the nation’s most Catholic region. And, in early May, Rhode Island became the sixth and final New England state to allow gay couples to marry when its Democratic-dominated Legislature.

06/01/2013

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

Rev. Williams Owens (first on right) (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Rev. William Owens Confronts Barack Obama On Same-Sex Marriage

Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.

08/03/2012

Two attack submarines (Photo Credit: Mike Heffner / Getty Images)

Priest Offers Mass Aboard Groton-Based Sub

As venues for religious services go, the Rev. Thomas Hoar says you could do worse than a submarine.

03/17/2012

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