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A decennial research project released May 1, 2012 shows Mormons, Muslims and nondenominational Christians are on the rise; however, it also indicates that less than 50 percent of Americans are claimed by a congregation.

 

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The number of Americans with no religious affiliation continues to rise. Fewer young people are going to church. And the effects of recession have placed greater burdens on religious institutions in a time of shrinking resources.

Martin Luther King’s once said 11 a.m. Sunday morning is the most segregated hour in America.

Does God have a place in the gun control debate? This portal has frequently highlighted resources from our affiliates that address gun issues, however as the debate escalates in response to violence and legislation, we offer the following resources from our affiliates that provide insight into how faith communities can respond to the gun violence, cope with tragedies and promote change.

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When Father Robert Meyer became rector of the 125-year-old Saints Peter and Paul parish in Hoboken... More > How much of a difference can one person make? In the late 1990s, Hollywood screenwriter Jenny Bowen... More >

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Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising

The Lilly Family School of Philanthropy introduces the Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising (ECRF), which is...

Lilly Endowment awards $10 million grant to ATS

The New Century Fund will establish an endow- ment and support ATS programma c ini a- ves designed to help...

On Being Studio launches new podcast

The On Being studios has launched a new podcast, "Being Wise." The show, hosted by Krista Tippett, is described as an "...

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