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Observers uncertain about Obama employment order's impact on faith-based agencies
President Obama's July 21 executive order adding sexual orientation and gender identity to a list of conditions on which federal contractors may not discriminate when hiring may not impact faith-based social service agencies as much as feared. Read More
Family inspires Oklahoma teacher's dedication to education, service
Deer Creek Middle School teacher Leif Francel has done volunteer work around the globe, and his sister Elise is following his footsteps. Read More
Why I’m sorry for judging a convenience store clerk
There was just something about the woman behind the counter. She had worried eyes and a tired smile. I suspected the reason her smile was exhausted had nothing to do with using it all the time, it was just tired of lying. Read More
Faith motivates Massachussetts governor to provide shelter to immigrant children
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick hopes to provide a temporary shelter in his state for immigrant children. Patrick said the offer was in part inspired by his personal faith. Read More
Oklahoma Episcopal bishop says his Holy Land visit has not been stopped due to Gaza violence
The Rt. Rev. Ed Konieczny, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma, said his Holy Land visit has not been affected by violence in the Gaza Strip Read More
Bible museums across the U.S. range from scholarly to colorful
The Green family, which founded Hobby Lobby, is about to enter the Bible museum business. Have you heard of these other Bible-based collections? Read More
Church Under The Bridge in Oklahoma City draws crowds every Sunday
Church Under the Bridge is a ministry that literally holds church services under an Interstate 40 bridge near downtown Oklahoma City. Read More
Oklahoma City metro-area Mediterranean eateries offer buffets during Ramadan
Buffets offered at Oklahoma City metro-area Mediterranean eateries are popular during Ramadan. Read More
Accordions make comeback, Oklahoma club members say
The Oklahoma Accordion Club prepares for Aug. 10 concert in Norman. Read More
Achievers: Oklahoma City metro-area achievers
Achievers: Oklahoma City metro-area achievers for July 19. Read More
Signs of the sacred: Oklahoma workshop focuses on creating religious imagery
Oklahoma City couple Rodica Focseneanu Cunningham and Christopher Cunningham recently conducted an iconography workshop at St. Gregory’s University in Shawnee. Read More
Faith in the Summer: Edmond church offers educational outreach to mobile home community residents
First Baptist Church of Edmond is offering English as a Second Language and reading skills classes to some residents of the Oak Ridge Estates mobile home community in Edmond. Read More
Healthy living seminar is offered
Body & Soul Fitness will host “Reclaiming Your Health,” a one-day seminar set for 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 9 at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 308 NW 164 in Edmond. Read More
Oklahoma religion briefs
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Religious leaders react to appellate court's ruling regarding same-sex marriage in Oklahoma
Religious leaders react to the 10th Circuit’s ruling regarding same-sex marriage in Oklahoma. Read More
Propaganda war continues in Hobby Lobby aftermath
Opponents of the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling favoring religious freedom are distorting that decision's impact on women, critics allege. Read More
Should public officials swear oaths over digital Bibles?
Downloading a Bible app on an iPad or smartphone is incredibly convenient. But should digital Bibles be allowed at swearing-in ceremonies? Read More
Children's Hospital Foundation co-founder dies
Dr. Geoffrey Altshuler has lasting impact on children’s health in Oklahoma Read More
British religious leaders clash over 'right-to-die' proposal
A former archbishop of Canterbury is at odds with the current Anglican primate and other British faith leaders over a proposed "right-to-die" bill backers say would allow "death with dignity." Read More
Pope Francis' comment about clergy sex abuse stirs debate among Catholics
A quote from Pope Francis in La Repubblica newspaper has created further drama in the Catholic Church around the already controversial issue of clergy sexual abuse. Read More


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