Tag: federal

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    At the Helping Up Mission in Baltimore, executive director Bob Gehman says, “If we were not able to discriminate in our hiring practices based on our faith and religion, that would change us.” More

    August 12, 2011 | Comments

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    An interfaith coalition is launching a prayer and fasting campaign to protect federal funding for programs that help the poor. More

    March 28, 2011 | Comments

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    The dean of Yale Divinity School reflects on Lent, poverty, public policy debates, and the moral obligations of people of faith. More

    March 10, 2011 | Comments

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    “Part of what calls people to public service, part of what calls people to be engaged in helping others both here and around the world is their faith.” More

    March 10, 2011 | Comments

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    “I don’t see any special right in the Constitution or elsewhere that allows a church to take money and discriminate,” says the executive director of Americans United for Separation of Church and State. More

    May 28, 2010 | Comments

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    The fate of St. Charles Avenue Baptist Church in New Orleans is uncertain. Its pastor was evacuated to Baton Rouge, while members of the church have spread across the nation. Amy Butler, the church’s former associate pastor, is trying to minister to members online from Washington, D.C. Also, what role should the government have, if any, in providing compensation to the victims? More

    September 9, 2005 | Comments