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Most Americans don’t see sin in divorce
08-12-2015From around the web
By KATHY LYNN GROSSMAN
(RNS) In a summer of celebrity splits — Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert, Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck, Miss Piggy and Kermit — a question comes up for many...
Sister Monica’s secret ministry to transgender people
08-11-2015From around the web
By RENEE GADOUA
c. 2015 Religion News Service
(RNS) Sister Monica lives alone in a small house at the edge of a Roman Catholic college run by a community of nuns.
She doesn’t want to reveal the name of...
Why some conservative Christians like Donald Trump
08-10-2015From around the web
By TREVIN WAX
(RNS) How is it possible for salt-of-the-earth, family-loving conservative Christians to be taken with a serial adulterer who won’t take back misogynistic comments and who publicly trumpets the...
Muslims wrap up Ramadan fast with Eid al-Fitr feasting
07-17-2015From around the web
By JENNIFER CALFAS
c. 2015 USA Today
Muslim Americans will gather Friday (July 17) to celebrate Eid al-Fitr to mark the end of the month-long Ramadan.
Since June 17, Muslims marking Ramadan observed the holy...