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Stormy Daniels’ religious beliefs under scrutiny as federal trial against Avenatti begins

(RNS) — Stormy Daniels, the former adult-film star who was once paid to keep silent about her relationship with former President Donald Trump, is expected to testify this week...

Secularism is not atheism. A new book explains why the distinction is so critical.

(RNS) — In the United States, secularism has become synonymous with atheism. But that’s a big mistake, argues Jacques Berlinerblau, a Georgetown University professor. At its core, secularism is an...

Dilemma for houses of worship: Openness or safety?

(RNS) — On a cold day, a stranger comes to the door of the sanctuary and asks for shelter. What should happen next? The Bible’s Book of Deuteronomy says, “God...

The unlikely story of America’s highest ranking Muslim soldier and TikTok favorite

(RNS) — Roughly half of the content creators on social media platform TikTok are under the age of 28. It’s just one reason why the popularity of Army Colonel...

Rashad Hussain confirmed as first Muslim US religious freedom ambassador

(RNS) — Rashad Hussain has been confirmed as the U.S. ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom, making him the first Muslim American in the role. Hussain was confirmed by the U.S....

Be the flame of democracy on Jan. 6

(RNS) — On Jan. 6 one year ago, a band of marauders — some bearing the image of Jesus on flags, alongside Nazi and white supremacist symbols — invaded...