|JAN. 8 - THE WASHINGTON POST|
Same-sex weddings to begin at Washington National Cathedral
The Washington Post reports that the Washington National Cathedral, the seat of the Episcopal Church, will begin hosting same-sex weddings. The article quotes David Masci, a senior researcher at the Pew Forum, who notes that many mainline Protestant denominations have experienced a lot of turmoil over the issue of same-sex marriage.
|JAN. 7 - THE WASHINGTON TIMES|
113th Congress mirrors increasingly diverse U.S.
An article on the increasing number of women and minorities in Congress cites a recent Pew Forum analysis of the religious composition of the 113th Congress. New members include the first Buddhist senator and the first Hindu to serve in either chamber.