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Cathy Lynn Grossman

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Posted by Cathy Lynn Grossman 2 days 18 hours ago
Seven years after officiating at the wedding of his gay son, the Rev. Frank Schaefer has been reinstated as a clergyman in the United Methodist Church.The denomination’s top court upheld a June...
Posted by Cathy Lynn Grossman 5 days 19 hours ago
If you’re dismayed that one in five Americans (20 percent) are “nones” — people who claim no particular religious identity — brace yourself.How does 38 percent sound?That’s what religion researcher...
Posted by Cathy Lynn Grossman 4 weeks 1 day ago
Museum of the Bible.That’s it.The name of the museum under construction in Washington, D.C., is official.“We don’t need more to tell people who and what we are,” said the museum’s founder and...
Posted by Cathy Lynn Grossman 5 weeks 20 hours ago
These are anxious times for white evangelicals, according to two new surveys.At 20 percent of U.S. adults, they are statistically neck-and-neck with the “nones” — people who claim no religious brand...
Posted by Cathy Lynn Grossman 5 weeks 2 days ago
More Americans today say religion’s influence is losing ground just when they want it to play a stronger role in public life and politics.A new Pew Research Center survey finds 72 percent...