HARARE, Zimbabwe (RNS/ENInews) Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams
will visit Zimbabwe in a show of support for Anglicans who are under
siege from a renegade ex-bishop who plans to snub the leader of the
worldwide Anglican Communion.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The U.S. Supreme Court will not hear a case involving
three employees who were fired by the Christian humanitarian agency
World Vision, allowing the relief group to maintain its mandatory
statement of faith for its workers.
(RNS) U.S. Catholic bishops, concerned about Obama administration
policies on birth control and gay rights that they say see as an
unprecedented "assault" on the rights of faith groups, have established
a watchdog panel to combat threats to "religious freedom."
Jews, Muslims and their allies cheered recently as California Gov.
Jerry Brown signed a bill prohibiting all local bans on circumcision,
making it illegal for local authorities to restrict the medical or
(RNS) The American Cancer Society has rejected an atheist group's bid to
field a national team to raise money for cancer research, and organizers
suspect it's because of the volunteers' godless beliefs.