Behave! New York's Cardinal Timothy Dolan, who will deliver the closing address at the GOP national convention this week, wants Obama and Romney to sign civility pledges. He recommends the "Civility in America" pledge, authored by Carl Anderson, head of the Knights of Columbus, who is likely not a Democrat.
Jewish Republicans say they can break the 30 percent mark in the proportion of Jewish voters who go for Romney. Jewish Democrats say the Jewish vote for Obama may be a bit diminished from 2008, but not by much.
"The Tablet" tells us more about the Orthodox rabbi who will give the invocation at the Republican National Convention.
The parents of Tyler Clementi, the gay New Jersey college student who took his own life after a roommate outed him, have left their independent evangelical church, saying they disagree with its view that homosexuality is sinful.
A federal judge has dimissed Wheaton College's lawsuit against the Obama administration's contraception mandate, citing the feds' "safe harbor" period giving religious institutions a year to comply.
The Amish beard cutting trial is drawing international crowds to Cleveland. Picture beards and bonnets and satellite trucks.
GSN gleans more viewers than ever as "The American Bible Challenge" sets a record with 1.7 million viewers for its debut show.
"American Taliban" John Walker Lindh says the U.S. government is denying his religious rights by impeding his ability to pray in prison.
So much controversy over that mosque in Murfreesboro. But another mosque in the Volunteer State opens without incident.
Looking to retire? Are you clairvoyant? Consider Lily Dale, a well-established, gated community for spiritualists in upstate New York.
Six Army soldiers and three marines will not be charged for "taking the easy way out" and accidentally burning Qurans in Afghanistan.
It looks like Scotland will be the first of the British Isles to legalize gay marriage. But the Catholic Church of Scotland is mounting a counter-offensive, with Cardinal Keith O'Brien calling it a "grotesque subversion of a universally accepted human right."
San Francisco's archbishop-designate, Salvatore Cordileone, is arrested for drunk driving. He has apologized.
TV scientist Bill Nye ("The Science Guy") has created an online video that slams creationism called "Creationism is Not Appropriate for Children." The latest Gallup poll shows 46 percent of Americans accept creationism.
If you are one of the 46 percent, you might enjoy a creationism "hall of fame," in the early planning stages for northern Kentucky.
Goodbye to intrepid war correspondent Malcolm Browne, who took the Vietnam-era photo of the self-immolation of a Buddhist monk that prompted the Kennedy administration to re-evaluate its South East Asia policy.
- Lauren Markoe
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