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Texas Bill Would Allow Public Schools to Post the Ten Commandments in Classrooms 

State Representative Flynn claims teachers want to display the commandments in their classrooms, however opponents say it is unconstitutional. in their classrooms. The bill explicitly states that school officials, especially trustees of the school board, cannot stop copies of such commandments being posted in a prominent location inside classrooms. Rep. Flynn opines that young people […]

Source: Texas Bill Would Allow Public Schools to Post the Ten Commandments in Classrooms – World Religion News

Interfaith conversation sheds light on how to foster friendships across religious groups

From the tragic shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue to verbal acts of hatred and discrimination, it’s clear that bigotry and intolerance plague our society. Many would argue that forging strong interfaith relations is perhaps more important now than ever before. To break down barriers and comb

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Religion is Losing Importance Among Americans 

Only 20 percent of Americans said religion is a vital part of their lives. The Pew Research Center undertook two distinct surveys during the end of 2017 to answer the perennial question: What gives life its meaning? The first survey involved an open-ended query asking Americans to describe what makes their individual lives satisfying, meaningful, […]

Source: Religion is Losing Importance Among Americans – World Religion News