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The new Congress is much more religiously diverse, but still overwhelmingly Christian. Read more

In the World 1 Comments

Columnist Jeffrey Salkin writes that the "sin" that got Rev. Patrick J. Conroy fired as congressional chaplain was exercising the prophetic role of religion — speaking truth to power. Read more

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The Old Testament Book of Hosea offers spiritual insights into the current situation facing America, marked by the June 14 shooting of five Republicans at a ballfield, writes Cynthia B. Astle. Read more

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The United Methodist Board of Church and Society is joining other national organizations to urge Congress to adopt a federal budget that doesn't penalize the nation's most vulnerable citizens. Read more

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