This post was originally published on this siteChris Matthews asked Trump whether his very rich Muslim friends would be allowed to enter the U.S. during President Trump’s Muslim ban. “They’ll come in,” Trump said. The post Trump says he’d allow ‘rich Muslims’ to enter US appeared first on Religion News Service.

This post was originally published on this siteBusinesses could legally deny service to people, based on religious or moral beliefs. Critics compared the “religious liberty” bill to Jim Crow laws. The post Mississippi bill would let businesses rebuff LGBT people appeared first on Religion News Service.

This post was originally published on this site(RNS) C. J. Mahaney is accused of failing to report abuse at a church he oversaw. The post Abuse survivors urge Mahaney be disinvited from conference appeared first on Religion News Service.

This post was originally published on this site(RNS) Who is God? Where do we come from? These are questions that led actor Morgan Freeman on a personal journey around the world. The post ‘The Story of God’ shares Morgan Freeman’s questions of faith appeared first on Religion News Service.

This post was originally published on this site(RNS) Christians should “pick their battles” and fight for the rights of faith-based institutions, not “a faux ‘War on Christmas,’” said LifeWay’s Ed Stetzer. The post Americans see religious liberty sliding while intolerance (and whining) rise appeared first on Religion News Service.

This post was originally published on this site(RNS) He is opposed to abortion and same-sex marriage, but he would rather talk about the care of the poor and the vulnerable. The post In John Kasich’s call for community, an echo of Catholic social teachings (COMMENTARY) appeared first on Religion News Service.

This post was originally published on this site This guest post by Adam Miller is crossposted at bycommonconsent.com. Miller is currently writing a blog series there on our book series Groundwork: Studies in Theory and Scripture. The new edition of Joseph Spencer’s An Other Testament: On Typology is the second book to be published in our Maxwell Institute series Groundwork: Studies in Theory and Scripture. In addition to paperback and Kindle editions, An Other Testament is

This post was originally published on this siteJERUSALEM (RNS) The Temple Institute is looking for a few good priests to perform animal sacrifices as in the days of yore. The post Job opening: High priests needed for ancient Temple ritual appeared first on Religion News Service.

This post was originally published on this siteVATICAN CITY (RNS) Two executives from Rome’s Bambini Gesu Children’s Hospital are being investigated for using $455,000 of hospital funds for the restoration of Bertone’s residence. The post Vatican probes funding of cardinal’s lavish apartment appeared first on Religion News Service.

This post was originally published on this siteThis is the second installment of This Pardes Life in which Judy Klitsner reflects on her personal journey to an expanded role in Jewish ritual as well as outlining its textual basis. This podcast was generously sponsored by Jill and Marc Baker, Yonina and Andy Goorno, Daniela and Michael Rader, Paul and Rachel Jacoby Rosenfield and Rabbi Jenny and Rabbi Eric Solomon. For