Al Sharpton leads fellow ministers in a march for justice.
August 29th, 2017

Under the direction of Rev. Al Sharpton, more than 1,000 religious leaders rallied in Washington D.C. on Monday. Organizers called it the “One Thousand Ministers March for Justice”, and it was followed by a rally near the Martin Luther King … Continue reading

August 12th, 2014

For four years, Mary’s Gourmet Diner had offered discounts to customers who conducted public prayer before meals while charging the full price to those who did not pray before meals. After the practice came to its attention, the Wisconsin-based Freedom … Continue reading

ulc, spiritual, earth-centered religion
October 16th, 2013

Can environmentalism be a religion? Of course it can, according to a Universal Life Church minister, Ken Layne. On his blog on Gawker, Layne explains that environmentalism shares many of the characteristics of conventional religion, but it is relevant to … Continue reading

June 18th, 2012

With the recent surge in efforts to roll back advances in women’s reproductive rights and marriage equality for gays and lesbians, it’s easy to believe the United States is becoming more religious than ever. However, a new survey by the … Continue reading

May 21st, 2012

The U.S. state of Michigan may be the site of yet another challenge to ordination rights. Current state law lacks specific language on what standards wedding officiants must meet to perform a legal wedding ceremony, but this may change with … Continue reading

April 24th, 2012

In Britain, there’s no such thing as formal separation of church and state, and schools are required to teach religious education (RE) classes. To avoid religious bias, the country has tried to include a diverse range of faiths in RE … Continue reading

April 19th, 2012

If it seems as though women, blacks, the elderly, and others get the short end of the stick when it comes to bank loans, it’s because they do. For years predatory lenders have targeted these and other underprivileged groups for … Continue reading