Religion

Pope Francis (Photo by Osservatore Romano/Getty Images)

Pope Says It’s OK To Spank, With Conditions

Speaking at a general audience Wednesday Pope Francis said that the use of corporal punishment was acceptable, with certain conditions.

02/06/2015

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HOA’s Case Against Dallas Congregation Tossed

A judge on Wednesday morning dismissed a case that pitted a North Texas house of worship against a Dallas neighborhood’s homeowners association.

02/04/2015

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Protesters Heckle Texas Muslim Capitol Rally

Hundreds of Muslims are rallying as part of their biennial Texas Capitol lobbying day — but a small group of counter-protesters are trying to shout them down.

01/29/2015

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Muslims: Misguided Actions Of Few Manage To Condemn Millions

When the latest horrible headline hits — and terror is the topic — Ali Mahmoud’s thoughts travel a familiar path: “Oh, God, please, please… don’t be Muslim. Please don’t be Muslim.”

CBS 11–10/23/2014

Husain Abdullah of the Kansas City Chiefs scores a touchdown after an interception against the New England Patriots at Arrowhead Stadium on September 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (credit: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

NFL Says Prayer Shouldn’t Have Been Penalty

The NFL said Tuesday that Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah should not have been penalized Monday night for dropping to his knees in prayer in the end zone after an interception.

09/30/2014

Suspect, 30-year-old Alton Alexander Nolen (credit: via KWTV)

Beheading Suspect’s Religion Surprised Family

Alton Nolen told relatives after his release from prison on drug and assault charges last year that he wanted to focus on getting his life in order.

09/30/2014

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Republicans Rally Behind ‘Religious Liberty’

Prospective Republican presidential candidates are expected to promote “religious liberty” at home and abroad at a gathering of religious conservatives.

09/26/2014

Atheism

Atheists Protest At Rowlett City Hall

Dozens of Atheists stood in front of Rowlett City Hall Tuesday night to protest what they call discrimination. But the controversial group’s message may not be getting through.

09/16/2014

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Texas School Textbook Battle Heats Up Over Religion

The Texas Board of Education is in the process of deciding what your child could be learning in school next year and a battle is brewing over some of those textbooks in the state capitol.

09/16/2014

Students read books in an elementary school. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

History Books Spark Texas Classroom Battle

As Texas mulls new books for public school students, some academics are decrying lessons that they say exaggerate the influence of Christian values on our Founding Fathers.

09/16/2014

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Midlothian ISD Parents Protest To Keep Plaques

Parents are descending on the Midlothian ISD on Thursday for a peaceful protest over the district’s decision to remove religious plaques from two elementary campuses.

08/28/2014

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Study: Social Media Users Shy Away From Sharing Opinions

Tired of that friend or relative who won’t stop posting or tweeting political opinions? Online loudmouths may be annoying, but a new survey suggests they are in the minority.

08/26/2014

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