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The Hypocrisy of Religious Leaders Like Joel Osteen Is a Major Reason Why Americans Are Fleeing the Church


The Houston pastor has raked in millions but had to be shamed into opening his doors to Harvey’s victims. On Monday, millionaire pastor Joel Osteen taught more Americans via his actions than he’ll ever do in a sermon. At least initially, Osteen refused to open the doors of his Houston megachurch to people displaced by Tropical Storm Harvey.
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Arizona Secular and Interfaith Leaders Support Atheist Lawmaker, Blast GOP Religious Prayer Rule | Phoenix New Times


A group of local faith and humanist leaders met at the State Capitol on Thursday to support atheist lawmaker Athena Salman, who was rebuked by…
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Christian Leaders Are Concerned by Trump's Order on Refugees – The Atlantic


Many religious groups have urged the president not to give Christians priority in seeking asylum, but some conservative political organizations back his new ban on refugees.
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Religious leaders demand deregistration of Atheists society | The Star, Kenya


Church leaders have spoken against the registration of the atheist society by the Attorney General.The Kenya National Congress of Pentecostal Churches and Ministries issued a statement on Friday, saying it was abominable, and unconstitutional to have the society registered and given a certificate.
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50 Priests and Religious Leaders Were Involved In Child Rape… In a U.S. Diocese of Just 100,000


Whenever I read of clergy sexually abusing children, I wonder whether the perpetrators really believe in God and the Bible. If they did — if they truly believed they put their immortal souls at risk for treating children as fuck toys — wouldn’t they have stopped short of inflicting their crushing harm? Or, to ask a damning question more typically hurled at atheists: Where do these people get their morals from?
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80 Religious Leaders Stand Up To Say Anti-Choicers Don’t ‘Have A Monopoly On Faith’ | ThinkProgress


“We’re religious people, we’re not allowed to surrender our religion to take away women’s rights.”
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Local religious leaders voice support for “Pastor Protection Act”


Pastors who decline to perform same-sex marriages would be protected from lawsuits if a bill known as the Ohio Pastor Protection Act becomes law.
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8 Awesome Atheist Leaders Who Aren’t Richard Dawkins or Sam Harris | Alternet


Atheism has great leaders, with widely varying points of view. And these eight are the tip of the iceberg.
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FAITH: Leaders booted from the Boy Scouts for their atheism now making a huge difference with Camp Quest.


FAITH: Leaders booted from the Boy Scouts for their atheism now making a huge difference with Camp Quest.
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