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Texas Senate OKs Bill Allowing Clergy To Refuse Gay Marriage

The state Senate has voted to allow clergy members to refuse performing marriages that violate their beliefs, further shielding Texas from a possible U.S. Supreme Court ruling allowing gay couples to wed.

05/11/2015

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Study: More Than A Third Of American Pastors Obese

Lack of money and time faced by many church leaders can lead to stresses that contribute to obesity.

01/12/2015

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250 Clergy Call Jindal Tax Plan Unfair To Poor

More than 250 Louisiana clergy members said they oppose Gov. Bobby Jindal’s tax swap proposal because it is unfair to the poor and threatens state services, according to a letter delivered to the governor’s office Monday.

03/18/2013