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Lauren Markoe

Lauren Markoe writes for Religion News Service.

Blog Posts by Lauren Markoe

Posted by Lauren Markoe 1 day 4 hours ago
Graham, president of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and the Samaritan’s Purse charity, describes Justice Sonia Sotomayor, the subject of his latest post, as the daughter of immigrants who...
Posted by Lauren Markoe 1 week 1 day ago
When 2,500 students and their families gather on the upstate New York campus for the Watson School of Engineering graduation on Saturday, Greenberg will still take his place at the podium. And on...
Posted by Lauren Markoe 3 weeks 1 day ago
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., a self-identified socialist who’s perhaps the most left-leaning member of Congress, is expected to announce this week that he will seek the Democratic nomination for...
Posted by Lauren Markoe 4 weeks 23 hours ago
Beheadings, enslavement, kidnappings, and rape plague minority religious communities across the Middle East, and it’s time for President Obama to fill a job created to address their plight, a group...
Posted by Lauren Markoe 4 weeks 2 days ago
Amid a heated debate over his vocal opposition to homosexuality and same-sex marriage, Atlanta pastor Charles Stanley will decline an award he planned to accept from the Jewish National Fund in...