(RNS) I’d say the moment is ripe for new life being born in stables and forced to flee the powerful and greedy.
The Mormon church explains the previous ban on black priests. World leaders honor Nelson Mandela. A teacher resigns when a nude photo surfaces.
(RNS) Michael Griffin says that at the suburban Philadelphia Catholic high school where he worked for more than a decade it was no secret that he is gay, but when he told administrators that he was going to marry his partner he was fired. The episode is the latest in a string of similar incidents, and it came just a week after New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan said the church is not “anti-gay” but has been “outmarketed” on the issue of gay marriage.
Mark Driscoll’s Mars Hill Church blames research team for citation errors in book.
The LDS Church has anathematized racist justifications that once propped up a ban barring African Americans from priesthood ordination and temple endowments. However, the Church stopped short of a formal apology.