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-Religious Affiliation in America: Overall Christian Decline but Evangelicals Still Strong

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

The latest comprehensive research from Pew on Religions in America shows Christianity in decline since 2007 ( –7.8%) with a dramatic rise in the unaffiliated (+ 22.8%). Nevertheless, Christians still account for 70.6% of the population with all other religions at only 5.9%. So Christianity is still the dominant religion in America. Note; while Catholics […]

-Christian Dorm at a Public University?

Friday, October 4th, 2013

                         (Troy University campus: Wikipedia) Should a public university offer a dorm which is primarily designated for Christians and Christian values but open to all? Troy University in Alabama has recently opened a ‘faith-based’ dorm in connection with the Catholic Newman Student Housing Fund which includes a Catholic-run ministry center. Here’s the story from the […]

-Muslim Students Complain about Christian Symbols and Discrimination at Catholic University

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

                                       (Image via Wikipedia) Muslims students at the Catholic University of America in Washington DC have lodged an official complaint of discrimination against the private Christian university. Their major complain revolves around not having an official prayer room on campus and all of the Christian symbols including crucifixes in the classrooms which they find offensive. […]

-Vatican Claims ‘The Simpsons’ are Catholic?

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

(Image via Wikipedia)   The Vatican newspaper has declared that Homer and Bart Simpson are Catholic citing a 2005 episode when the father and son supposedly converted. Al Jean the producer of “The Simpsons” TV show pointed out that the Simpson family attends the First Church of Springfield "which is decidedly Presbylutheran." Response: First the […]