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Macron Tells French Bishops He Wants to Heal Church-State Relations

French President Emmanuel Macron told a meeting of French bishops Monday that he wished to heal Church-State relations in the country, whose particular strain of secularism (“laïcité”) was profoundly colored by the anti-clericalism of the French Revolution and its aftermath.

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Pew: All 50 U.S. State Constitutions Make Reference to God

Despite America’s official status as a secular nation without an established national religion, the constitution of every U.S. state makes reference to the divinity, according to a new report by the Pew Research Center.

Republican Presidential Hopefuls Meet With Potential Iowa Voters

Bobby Jindal to Attend Massive SC Prayer Rally for a ‘Nation in Crisis’

A press release for the event states that the biblical response to a nation in crisis is “to gather in humility and repentance and ask God to intervene.” It describes the meeting as “a historic gathering of people from across the nation to pray and fast for America” that hopes to draw some 10,000 people to “worship God, seek repentance and pray for reconciliation, reformation and revival.”