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State Dept. urged to list key rel. liberty violators
Tom Strode, Baptist Press

The U.S. State Department disappointed religious freedom advocates by again failing to designate in its latest annual report the world’s worst violators of the human right.

Prager University Debunks Myths Surrounding Separation of Church and State Meme
Christian Toto,

The so-called “separation of Church and State” is invoked so often it might as well appear on the dollar bill.

Peter van Uhm: Why I chose a gun
Fr. Gregory, Koinonia

While recognising war as evil, the Church does not prohibit her children from participating in hostilities if at stake is the security of their neighbours and the restoration of trampled justice.

No More Church Evictions from Public Schools, Says New York City Council
Jeremy Weber, Christianity Today

Long-running legal standoff over churches renting Sunday worship space in schools has been on hold since last June.

Joe Carter Joe Carter is a Senior Editor at the Acton Institute. Joe also serves as an editor at the The Gospel Coalition, a communications specialist for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, and as an adjunct professor of journalism at Patrick Henry College. He is the editor of the NIV Lifehacks Bible and co-author of How to Argue like Jesus: Learning Persuasion from History's Greatest Communicator (Crossway).