Category Archives: Religion

The ISIS Files: How the Islamic State stayed in power so long

By Rukmini Callimachi of the New York Times We unearthed thousands of internal documents that help explain how the Islamic State stayed in power so long. On five trips to battle-scarred Iraq, journalists for The New York Times scoured old … Continue reading

Posted in Iraq, ISIS, Mosul, New York Times, Religion

American religious groups vary widely in their views of abortion

by Davis Masci of the Pew Research Center More than four decades after Roe v. Wade legalized abortion nationwide, most Americans (57%) are supportive of legal abortion, according to a 2017 Pew Research Center survey. But a substantial minority (40%) … Continue reading

Posted in Abortion, Controversial, Religion