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  • Religion run amok? Hobby Lobby's case comes to the Supreme Court

    On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court is slated to hear 90 minutes of oral arguments in a case that will determine whether bosses who have religious objections to birth control can deny their female employees the contraceptive coverage to which they are...
  • Faith and health care law to collide at Supreme Court

    Faith and health care law to collide at Supreme Court
    People can pray. Corporations cannot. But now the Supreme Court must decide whether impersonal, for-profit companies do enjoy religious rights that exempt them from providing contraceptives under the Obama administration's health care law. "That's a big...
  • Film Review: 'God's Not Dead'

    Judging by the success of "Son of God," and the bounty of religious-themed pics scheduled to follow it into theaters over the next 10 months, it would seem that the Almighty is alive and well, at least at the box office. But that doesn't stop Christian...
  • Box Office: 'Divergent' Dominates With $22.8 Million Friday, 'God's Not Dead' Surprises at No. 3

    Lionsgate-Summit's "Divergent" continues on course for the No. 1 box office spot. After dominating the Friday B.O. with $22.8 million, the sci-fi adventure is on track for a $55 million Stateside weekend opening -- the second-largest of the year behind...
  • Box Office: 'Noah' Opens to $1.4 Million in Mexico, on Track With 'Gravity'

    It's been a good weekend so far for faith-based films at both the domestic and international box offices. A week before its North American debut, Paramount's "Noah" has opened to $1.4 million in Mexico on Friday. The promising figure matches "Gravity's"...
  • Jesus was God in human flesh

    Q: I suppose it makes sense to believe in God, but I'm not sure I believe in Jesus the way you preachers say we should. Where does He fit into the picture? Isn't it enough to believe in God? -- R.N.M. A: It's certainly important to believe in God; if...
  • In Theory: When one's compass starts to turn

    Earlier this month, the publication Scientific American reported that a series of studies at both Harvard University and the University of Utah showed that people are more likely to make ethical decisions in the morning than they are as the day wears on....
  • Wall between government, faith always there: Front Burner

    It's true that the term "wall of separation between church and state" does not appear in the Constitution. But the phrase, and its meaning, were very much in the thoughts of the leaders who drafted the country's legal charter. In the debate over whether...
  • No mandate for religious hostility: Front Burner

    The Framers of the U.S. Constitution represented a variety of religious beliefs. Connecticut's Roger Sherman was a Calvinist who attended a church where Jonathan Edwards' son preached. Oliver Ellsworth supported the established church in Connecticut. A...
  • Catholics reflect on first year of people's pope

    SEATTLE In November, the priest at Assumption Catholic Church in North Seattle mailed a letter of welcome to parishioners, including members long dormant those divorced and remarried, gay, tired or simply disillusioned. "We are living in exciting times,"...
  • In Theory: Electing to bypass natural selection

    A Missouri lawmaker, Rep. Rick Brattin (R-Harrisonville), contends that public school children in his state who question Darwinian theory are ridiculed. He introduced a bill into the state's General Assembly that would allow parents to opt their...