Case pitted freedom of speech against freedom of religion. But protecting children from disturbing pictures was the trump card.
June 12, 2013
As President Obama pledges recovery, Christian volunteers aid Oklahoma tornado victims based on what each denomination does best.
May 26, 2013
One Illinois city says it's charging churches a fee, but church leaders call it an unfair 'tax.'
April 18, 2013
Should courts vet clergy for integrity?
March 4, 2013
A new report on persecution belies important changes in the country's religious freedom.
February 25, 2013
Court cases in Texas and South Carolina could reshape other disputes—and denominations.
February 20, 2013
Report: Govt.-sponsored persecution rose 42 percent in 2012.
February 18, 2013
At National Prayer Breakfast, President urges Democrats and Republicans to be less partisan, more prayer-minded. Top faith aide, Josh Dubois, steps down.
February 8, 2013
Legal observers question whether clergy-penitent privilege applies to denomination accused of covering up crimes.
January 25, 2013
Promises to "never enforce" current HHS rule against Wheaton College or similar religious employers. But is it a real victory?
December 19, 2012
A third of the country's 90,000 religious pilgrims this year were Christians.
December 5, 2012
Does Muslim law have a place in the American landscape?
November 20, 2012
Many suing over the HHS contraception mandate are doing so "despite, not because of, the culture war aspect."
November 19, 2012
How Denver's faith and civic leaders are working together to get families off the street and into jobs and homes.
November 13, 2012
Without official recogition, evangelicals must travel abroad to get married. Will a lawsuit help?
November 6, 2012
Unions hang in the balance as govt. restricts which churches can marry.
October 26, 2012
Decision on who can authorize investigations of churches that influence voters is frozen for foreseeable future.
October 26, 2012
Evangelical churches are multiplying but lack space to grow.
October 9, 2012
Jacques Berlinerblau offers a soaring paean to freedom from religion, but the American people don't seem to be singing along.
September 20, 2012
Michael Meyerson charts a historical path between the extremes of our church-state debates.
September 13, 2012
Several cities enacted anti-feeding laws over the summer.
September 5, 2012