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How to Spot an Atheist

Fine-tune your atheist radar and be on the lookout.

Nones on a Mission

Why I’m drawn to the religion of the Nones.

7 Things I Wish the Church Knew About Me

An open letter to the church I left — but maybe not for good.

Carl Sagan Took My Faith — and Gave Me Awe

A research coordinator for the new “Cosmos” recounts his Sagan-inspired journey away from religion.

I Was an Angry Atheist: Why I Launched (and Relaunched) OnFaith

How religion became the center of my life and work.

Anti-Pope, Anti-Jesus

Rush Limbaugh and Sarah Palin are starting to sour on the new pope. In response to Pope Francis’ first Apostolic Exhortation, … Continued

In Disfigured Man, Pope Francis Saw Jesus

In his embrace with a disfigured man in St. Peter’s Square, the pope saw more than we might initially realize or understand.

Pope Francis embraces disfigured man in St. Peter’s Square

The image worth a thousand words.

Pastor Saeed Abedini faces grave new danger

In a disturbing turn of events, an American Pastor imprisoned in Iran has been transferred to one of the deadliest … Continued

Praying for true religious freedom at the Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear the case “Town of Greece v. Galloway,” and then decide, once and for all, whose religion is best.

Founders’ view of prayer should prevail at Supreme Court

The Founding Fathers found a common ground in prayer that should still guide us today.

Most Republicans, evangelicals support ENDA

This Oct. 15, 2013, photo, shows a view of the U.S. Capitol building at dusk in Washington. With seven Republican … Continued

Air Force makes God optional

The second production model F-35A Lightning II aircraft flies above the compass rose of Rogers Dry Lakebed at Edwards Air … Continued

Coming to the Supreme Court: the politics of public prayer

The constitutionality of legislative prayers returns to the Supreme Court after 30 years.

Ellen Davis unearths an agrarian view of the Bible

DURHAM, N.C. — With her gray hair tied neatly in a bun and her wire-rimmed glasses perched thoughtfully on her … Continued

Italians question merits of Catholicism elective in public schools

ROME — For the first time in history, the entire class of one Italian high school opted out of an … Continued

Suzan Johnson Cook defends her work on religious freedom and explains why she left

WASHINGTON — Suzan Johnson Cook, who resigned this month as U.S. ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom, said she left for … Continued

Survey: Libertarian numbers are small but their social, political clout is growing

WASHINGTON — A new statistical portrait of libertarians examines their political and cultural views just as a Libertarian Party candidate … Continued

(CORRECTION) No turning away, or back, after seeing ‘12 Years a Slave’

LOS ANGELES — Before I saw the new film “12 Years A Slave,” I knew nothing about Solomon Northup or … Continued

Brazil’s police take Bible classes to reduce stress

RIO DE JANEIRO — Amid concerns about police brutality, Brazilian military police officers are taking Bible study classes during their … Continued