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Vice President Mike Pence speaks at the Southern Baptist Convention meeting on Wednesday in Dallas. Rodger Mallison/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS via Getty Images hide caption

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Pence Speech Riles Some As Southern Baptists' Moderates Gain Strength

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Southern Baptists Convene In Dallas To Elect A New President

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The wedding cake display seen at Masterpiece Cakeshop in Denver in 2013. Brennan Linsley/AP hide caption

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Court Sees 'Hostility' To Religious Beliefs In Case Of Baker And Same-Sex Couple

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Roman Catholics And Evangelicals Move Apart In Their Political Priorities

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Southern Baptist President Removed Over Language On Sexual Abuse Of Women

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Southern Baptist Leader Removed From Post Over Comments On Domestic Abuse

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White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin unveil the entrance to the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem. Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images hide caption

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Religion A Large Presence As U.S. Embassy Opens In Jerusalem

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Paige Patterson, president of the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, is scheduled to speak at an upcoming Southern Baptist Convention meeting in Dallas. Here, he speaks in Indianapolis in 2004. Tom Strickland /AP hide caption

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Southern Baptist Women Protest Church Leader's Comments

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In his resignation letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan, the Rev. Patrick Conroy noted that he was stepping down "as you have requested" and has since made it clear that he had no interest in leaving Capitol Hill. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Ryan's Dismissal Of House Chaplain Sparks Outrage And Suspicion

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Caring For Migrants Is As Important As Opposing Abortion, Pope Says

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CIA Director Mike Pompeo testifies on worldwide threats during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill on Feb. 13, 2018. Pompeo, President Trump's pick to lead the State Department, has portrayed the fight against terrorism as an epic holy war. Saul Loeb /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump's National Security And State Department Picks Alarm American Muslims

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Christian Colleges That Oppose LGBT Rights Worried About Losing Funding

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Billy Graham's Funeral Celebrated Evangelist's Life And The Reach Of His Ministry

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