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WASHINGTON — To understand why religious freedom matters, put yourself in the position of someone who is part of a minority faith tradition in a town or nation that overwhelmingly adheres to a different creed. Then judge public practices by how they would affect the hypothetical you.
Congress has proclaimed that the first Thursday in May — May 1, this year — is set aside as a National Day of Prayer. There will be a National Prayer Breakfast and similar state celebrations conspicuously attended by elected officials, politicians and sectarian persons.
The Women of Faith Tour kicked off this weekend in Billings, with more than 3,000 women at the Rimrock Auto Arena at MetraPark gathering to "refresh, reignite, restore, recharge and revive" their Christian faith.
The most heated city hall debate this spring is on an issue that isn’t scheduled to come before the Billings council till June.
I encourage the City Council to support the celebration of Billings’ remarkable national and international reputation as a community that will not stand by and tolerate the persecution of its citizens. It was an inspiring and powerful witness when Billings citizens, civic leaders, churches, …
I was impressed, yet disturbed, about the March 18 article entitled “Not In Our Town request sparks ire.” The article spoke about the March 17 Billings City Council meeting where Mayor Tom Hanel announced a non-discrimination ordinance that has not been submitted to the council would not be …
WASHINGTON — Religion makes a lot of mistakes.
Christians last week marked the beginning of Lent, a time for spiritual reflection and contemplating a broken world in need of salvation.
What would Pope Francis do?
The Diocese of Helena is defending its decision to fire an unwed Butte Central teacher because she is pregnant.
BUTTE – The lawyer for an unwed Butte Central teacher who was fired because she got pregnant won a similar case against an archdiocese in Ohio last year.
HELENA — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Helena filed for bankruptcy protection Friday as part of a proposed $15 million settlement for hundreds of victims who say clergy members sexually abused them over decades while the church covered it up.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming's Community College Commission has voted to raise tuition for in-state students by $4 per credit hour.
During its Season of Luminaria Holiday Glow, Billings Clinic will host a prayer service and lighting of the luminarias at 6 p.m. on Dec. 18 in the hospital atrium.
HAMILTON —Jury selection is scheduled to begin Monday in the case of a Hamilton pastor charged with bilking a church member out of $150,000.
In a controversial move that could save more than $1 million, the Salvation Army of Billings has abandoned some of its popular social programs and recycling operations and is returning to its core mission of feeding the hungry and operating its Thrift Store on Minnesota Avenue.
BOZEMAN — The FBI is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information that aids the investigation of a string of church vandalisms in Bozeman that the agency is treating as a hate crime.
WASHINGTON — Whenever I write sympathetically about religion, I get bombarded by tweets and notes from readers who normally agree with me but cannot abide the idea that religious belief should be seen as intellectually serious.