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Massachusetts cities and towns have spent millions restoring historic religious sites. They don’t know if it was constitutional.

FOR NEARLY two centuries, the Acton Congregational Church has stood serenely in the town’s main square, its pews offering a welcoming haven for spiritual renewal and quiet reflection. Starting in 2016, however, it became the focal point for a closely-watched court battle over the separation of church and state.  On the church’s clapboard front, a […]