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Lauren Markoe

Lauren Markoe writes for Religion News Service.

Blog Posts by Lauren Markoe

Posted by Lauren Markoe 1 week 2 days ago
After he said “Christians have no greater ally than Israel,” Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, was heckled off the stage at a Sept. 10 gala to raise awareness of beleaguered Mideast Christians.Cruz, the...
Posted by Lauren Markoe 1 week 3 days ago
Watching ancient Christian communities stand nearly defenseless as Islamic militants roll across swaths of the Middle East, coalitions of Christians are banding together to sound...
Posted by Lauren Markoe 1 week 4 days ago
Faith leaders who sit to the left in American politics say they won’t let the religious right claim the moral mantle in the elections of 2014.On Sept. 9,  they announced a new...
Posted by Lauren Markoe 4 weeks 2 days ago
What happens to a community when a Roman Catholic school closes its doors?That’s the question Nicole Stelle Garnett and Margaret F. Brinig, two Notre Dame law professors, pondered...
Posted by Lauren Markoe 5 weeks 1 day ago
Civil rights and religious groups say efforts to rid federal agencies of anti-Muslim bias have faltered and prejudice against Muslims persists, particularly in the training of anti-terrorism ...