(RNS) Amid reports that the “God Hates Fags” founder is near death, the old-fashioned protestor is getting the instantaneous social media treatment.
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About Sarah Pulliam Bailey
Sarah Pulliam Bailey joined RNS as a national correspondent at RNS in 2013. Bailey most recently worked as managing editor for Odyssey Networks, covering religion through multimedia. Before that, she spent four years as online editor for Christianity Today.
Tensions are brewing over St. Patrick’s Day parades. The head of the church that protests funerals is in hospice care. Auctioneers are trying to figure out how to remove a giant Buddha from a restaurant.
NEW YORK (RNS) The biblical narrative of the flood is a touchstone in many religious circles, a story that’s told and retold within Judaism, Christianity and Islam.
(RNS) The Falls Church, a landmark building in downtown Falls Church, Va., was one of several Episcopal congregations that left the denomination over theological differences, many stemming from the 2003 consecration of an openly gay bishop.
The father of the shooter behind the Sandy Hook killings said what his son did couldn’t “get any more evil.” Arab countries are banning the film “Noah.” Ultra-Orthodox protested Israel’s new military draft proposal.
(RNS) Bill Gothard’s Institute in Basic Life Principles was once a popular gathering spot for thousands of Christian families, including the Duggar family from TLC’s “19 Kids and Counting.”
NEW YORK (RNS) “There’s no constitutional requirement the cross has to be balanced by something else,” attorney Mark Alcott said. “The museum is not a proponent or opponent of religion.”
(RNS) Menlo Park Presbyterian is based in the San Francisco Bay area and led by well-known author and pastor John Ortberg. It is the ninth-largest PCUSA church with about 4,000 members, including former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.
(RNS) American evangelicals who insist they never supported Uganda’s anti-gay law now find themselves on the defense, saying their statements against homosexuality at home are being twisted as an endorsement of harsh penalties against gays and lesbians abroad.