A federal judge said Nov. 23 that an IRS rule allowing clergy to avoid paying taxes on a part of their income designated as a housing allowance violates the constitutionally mandated separation of church and state.
WASHINGTON (ABP) -- In the latest edition of its annual report on global food insecurity, a Christian anti-hunger group praised efforts by President Obama’s administration to battle world hunger but warned that cutting food aid due to budget concerns would be short-sighted.
A federal court has refused to hear the ongoing Baptist struggle over 1,300 acres at Lake of the Ozarks, returning one case to the state district court at Camden County.
KANSAS CITY — The ongoing Baptist struggle over 1,300 acres at Lake of the Ozarks has moved to federal court. On June 23, the Missouri Baptist Convention filed a motion to send its legal action in Camden County against Windermere Baptist Conference Center to the
WASHINGTON (RNS) -- A federal court on April 19 ruled an ordinance in Phoenix, Ariz., trying to limit the sound of church bells is an unconstitutional impingement on religious expression.
SAN FRANCISCO (ABP) -- The same federal court that sparked controversy in 2002 by ruling that leading public-school students to recite the words "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance is unconstitutional now says the pledge is an "appropriate patriotic exercise" that does not violate