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Amanda Murphy

Amanda Murphy writes for Religion News Service.

Blog Posts by Amanda Murphy

Posted by Amanda Murphy 33 weeks 3 days ago
This Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent with Ash Wednesday. For Christians, Lent is a 40-day season of fasting, reflection, and penance culminating in Holy Week and the Easter Sunday commemoration...
Posted by Amanda Murphy 35 weeks 2 days ago
An 84-year-old nun was sentenced to nearly three years in prison on Tuesday for breaking into a Tennessee nuclear facility in July 2012.Sister Megan Rice and two other anti-nuclear activists were...
Posted by Amanda Murphy 37 weeks 1 day ago
Common Core, a set of educational standards that has faced criticism from religious groups, has found an ally in the largest organization of Hispanic Christians in the U.S.The National Hispanic...