Posted: Thu, 11 Apr 2013
President Barack Obama has issued an executive order extending the Faith-Based Advisory Council without addressing employment discrimination among many of the faith-based organisations that receive federal funding through the programme.
Posted: Wed, 10 Apr 2013
A nationwide Yougov poll for the Huffington Post in the United States shows that one-third of respondents would like to see Christianity as the state religion.
Posted: Wed, 09 Jan 2013
President Barack Obama called a conscience clause for military chaplains in the National Defence Authorization Act "unnecessary and ill-advised."
Posted: Thu, 25 Oct 2012
A round-up of recent statistics from Britain, France, Ireland and the US that highlight the trend towards secularization.
Posted: Thu, 29 Mar 2012
A survey of lapsed Catholics in the USA has tried to get to the root of why they abandoned the church. Their answers were not very surprising.
Posted: Fri, 20 Jan 2012
The US Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from the North Carolina County Board who were seeking to overturn a ban on sectarian prayers before public government meetings.
Posted: Tue, 17 Jan 2012
A US District Court Judge has ruled that a prayer mural located in the auditorium of a Rhode Island High school is unconstitutional and has given the school 10 days to remove it.
Posted: Fri, 11 Nov 2011
Senior academics in the United States have stressed that separation of church and state in public life is essential to ensure that U.S.citizens retain their civil liberties.