Preachers pray for unity at Inaugural Prayer Service

Preachers pray for unity at Inaugural Prayer Service

By Adelle M. Banks, Religion News Service, with BJC Staff Reports WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama started his second term with a traditional worship service and a challenge to help heal the nation’s divides. “We find ourselves desperately longing to find common...
Poll shows a double standard about religious liberty

Poll shows a double standard about religious liberty

By Lauren Markoe, Religion News Service WASHINGTON — Half of Americans worry that religious freedom in the United States is at risk, and many say activist groups — particularly gays and lesbians — are trying to remove “traditional Christian values” from the public...