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Lauren Markoe

Lauren Markoe writes for Religion News Service.

Blog Posts by Lauren Markoe

Posted by Lauren Markoe 1 week 3 days ago
The Senate has confirmed Rabbi David Saperstein as the State Department’s ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom, making him the first non-Christian to hold the job.Saperstein, who...
Posted by Lauren Markoe 1 week 6 days ago
Christians don’t seem to mind that so many beloved Christmas songs were written by Jews — and Jews tend to reel off the list with pride."White Christmas." "Let It Snow." "Santa Baby." "I’ll Be Home...
Posted by Lauren Markoe 7 weeks 1 day ago
Conservative Christians are taking credit for the Republican sweep of the U.S. Senate and GOP victories farther down the ticket in Nov. 4's midterm elections, and they predict they...
Posted by Lauren Markoe 8 weeks 14 hours ago
The mayor of Houston on Wednesday withdrew the subpoenas of sermons from five pastors who opposed an ordinance banning discrimination against LGBT people.Filed two weeks ago, the subpoenas outraged...
Posted by Lauren Markoe 10 weeks 7 hours ago
The Blood of Christ will not be offered during Mass. The Host will be placed in the hands, not on the tongue. And the faithful should not hold hands while reciting the “Our Father.”These...