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John Danforth on Religion and Politics | March 30, 2016 | Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | PBS

In The Relevance of Religion: How Faithful People Can Change Politics, former Missouri senator John Danforth, an Episcopal priest, explores how an over-emphasis on religion has changed the tone of American politics and whether religious values can help to mend a badly fractured political system. More →

Source: John Danforth on Religion and Politics | March 30, 2016 | Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | PBS

Dems to colleagues: Bring Muslims to State of the Union 

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Religious voices respond to State of the Union

(RNS) In his last State of the Union address, President Obama made an impassioned case against religious bigotry and cast other key issues in moral terms.

They voiced support and criticism on issues ranging from religious inclusion to same-sex marriage to Iran.