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Polish court approves crucifix in parliament

12/09/2013 9:11am
A Polish appeals court on Monday rejected a complaint by lawmakers that the presence of a Roman Catholic crucifix in parliament violates their right as nonbelievers.

Satanists seek spot on Oklahoma Statehouse steps

12/09/2013 11:15am
In their zeal to tout their faith in the public square, conservatives in Oklahoma may have unwittingly opened the door to a wide range of religious groups, including satanists who are seeking to put their own statue next to a Ten Commandments monument on the Statehouse steps.

Mormon church explains past ban on black pastors

12/09/2013 3:36pm
The Mormon church is providing its most extensive explanation yet about the faith's past exclusion of blacks from the priesthood with a new Web posting that for the first time disavows previous teachings.

Mormon church explains past ban on black priests

12/09/2013 10:05pm
After Mormon church leaders lifted the ban on blacks in the priesthood in 1978, church leaders offered little official explanation for the reasons behind the ban, saying only they received a revelation it was time for the change.