Martin Gugino sues city of Buffalo, mayor and police after fracturing skull

A Catholic social justice activist who police knocked down during a protest over racism last year has sued the city of Buffalo, its mayor, the police commissioner and several police officers.

117th Congress, like the old, is overwhelmingly Christian, heavily Protestant

A total of 294 out of 535 House and Senate members are Protestant — nearly the same as the last Congress, while religiously unaffiliated Americans are vastly underrepresented.

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What to expect on the religious scene in 2021: Experts cast their sights on the year ahead

Religion News Service asked scholars, faith leaders, activists and other experts to reflect on some of the forces they've seen on the religious landscape this year and what they anticipate for 2021.

Dorothy Day's granddaughter sentenced to prison for nuclear base break-in

Martha Hennessy was sentenced Nov. 13 to 10 months in prison for breaking into Kings Bay Naval Base in Georgia two years ago to protest its stockpile of nuclear weapons.

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