Minnesota Boy Takes Ben Carson To Task For Muslim CommentA Minnesota boy is getting some attention for posting a YouTube response to Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson, who said he couldn't support a Muslim as president of the United States.
Local Catholics Celebrate Pope Francis' U.S. VisitPope Francis officially began his first U.S. tour Wednesday morning with a visit to the White House and a meeting with President Obama.
Iowa Board: Public School Choirs May Sing Religious MusicThe Iowa Board of Education has ruled that public school choirs may sing religious music. The board voted 5-3 on Thursday to reject a challenge filed by the parents of a girl who recently graduated from the New Hampton Community School District.
Church Offers Blessings For Wheeled Travelers In MinneapolisThe Basilica of Saint Mary hosted their first-ever Blessing of the Wheels today. It was open to owners of all types of personal wheeled transportation, including roller blades, wheel chairs, strollers, and bicycles, to name just a few.
Report: Americans Are Losing Their ReligionThe number of Americans who identify as Christian is decreasing, according to a survey done by the Pew Research Center. The survey shows that between 2007 and 2014 the number of people who identified as Christian fell from 78.4 percent to 70.6 percent.
Mpls. Mayor Asks Fire Dept. To Cancel Indiana Travel PlansThe Minneapolis Fire Department has canceled their plans to travel to Indiana for a conference at the request of Mayor Betsy Hodges. Minneapolis' mayor asked the fire department to not attend the conference as a response to Indiana's recent adoption of the religious freedom restoration act.
Story Of Heartbreak Powers Push To Avert AutopsiesAmerican Indian families are pushing for a new state law allowing religious exemptions to autopsies. Lawmakers are listening.
Wisconsin Gov. Walker 'Punts' On Question About EvolutionIt ought to be the friendliest of soil for White House hopefuls looking to pad the resume with a little foreign policy experience: a trip to the United Kingdom. So far, however, the trips to England have been anything but merry for several prospective GOP candidates.
Faith Leaders At Capitol To Urge Help For Poor, People Of ColorA multi-racial, multi-denominational group of clergy gathered at the State Capitol Thursday. They announced their commitment to engage Minnesota's elected leaders, and promote policies that they say will eliminate racial and economic inequities.
Good Question: Who Makes Up Our Congress?On Tuesday, Vice President Joe Biden swore in 71 new members to the 114th Congress, including the first Black Republican woman elected to the U.S. House from Utah. This group of 535 people is now the most diverse in U.S. history.
St. Paul Pastor On AP: Parents Need To Be With Their Kids, Not 'Whoop' ThemPeople who follow Minnesota Vikings player Adrian Peterson on Twitter have questioned why he's responded to the child abuse allegations with religious quotes. When news of the child abuse investigation broke, Peterson posted writings about judging others, and being on God's course.
Feds Sue St. Anthony Over Rejection Of Islamic CenterThe federal government announced its plans to sue the city of St. Anthony for rejecting a proposed Islamic center a couple of years ago. U.S. Attorney Andrew Luger formally announced the civil rights lawsuit at a news conference Wednesday afternoon.