NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RNS) The Southern Baptist leader denounced the controversial idea that people who are gay or have same-sex attraction could become straight.
ALQOSH, Iraq (RNS) Around 70 percent of the town’s residents have since returned. Still, a sense of unease hangs in the air and there’s little work to be found.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) “God is not a divine being or a magician, but the Creator who brought everything to life,” Pope Francis said.
(RNS) People wonder what happened to religious liberty in America, and are calling on their religious leaders to speak out against the growing state encroachment on their ability to legally live out their faith.
(RNS) The denomination’s top court upheld a June decision to reinstate the Rev. Frank Schaefer’s ministerial credentials after a trial court defrocked the Pennsylvania pastor last year.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Donald and Evelyn Knapp are businesspeople, not pastors. They abandoned their religious vocation the moment they traded the sacred meaning of marriage for a profit-making enterprise.
(RNS) The Arizona-based Alliance Defending Freedom said the Hitching Post wedding chapel is not a nonprofit religious organization like a church, but rather is a religious for-profit limited liability company like a Bible publisher.
(RNS) Seven churches in California received notifications from their insurers that elective surgical abortion coverage would be required as part of their employee health plans.
(RNS) About four in 10 Americans are “post-Christian” — it takes a wedding or funeral to get them into a church. Take the quiz to find out if you’re one of them.