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Posted to Religious Diversity News on March 11, 2019
coalition of faith groups is showing up at the state capitol every Tuesday and taking on two big tasks: Pushing legislators for policy that reflects their values and trying to redefine the political voice of the faithful in Colorado. At the launch of Faithful Tuesdays in February, prayers from a Reform rabbi and a Unitarian pastor caused the heads of those gathered to bow, and short sermon-style speeches from a Catholic priest and an African Methodist Episcopal layperson echoed around the grand halls on th
Source: We the (faithful) People: A coalition of religious groups is pushing to redefine faith in Colorado politics – The Colorado Sun
Posted to Religious Diversity News on January 28, 2019
By now, most political followers are aware that the 116th Congress is the most diverse in history. It includes the first Native American women — Sharice Davids, D-Kan., and Debra
Source: Although Congress is still overwhelmingly Christian, it is changing [faith & values] | Food + Living | lancasteronline.com
Posted to Religious Diversity News on January 4, 2019
WASHINGTON (RNS) — The incoming class of lawmakers is predominantly Christian, but several newcomers are expected to take the oath of office while placing their hands on books other than the Christian Bible.
Source: Study: New Congress showcases religious diversity but is still mostly Christian – Religion News Service
Posted to Religious Diversity News on June 10, 2016
In its 25-year history clergy have occasionally come together during Spokane Pride to celebrate and worship with the local LGBT community. But longtime OutSpokane board member Bridget Potter said until Wednesday evening, she had never seen such a diverse group of faith leaders speak up about the struggles and rights of gays.
Source: At Interfaith Pride Service Clergy Speak On Journey from Silence to Celebration – SpokaneFāVS
Posted to Religious Diversity News on March 24, 2016
(RNS) Unitarian Universalists dissolved a previous agreement with the BSA in the 1990s because the Scouting organization had banned openly gay members.
Source: Boy Scouts, Unitarian Universalists renew agreement – Religion News Service
Posted to Religious Diversity News on January 20, 2015
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