VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Vatican now says the pope’s moment with the controversial Kentucky clerk was not a “real” meeting or “a form of support of her position.”
(RNS) Kentucky clerk Kim Davis has hindered the public debate about religious liberty for traditionalist believers at a time when it needs serious arguments, not circus-tent theatrics.
I’m not a Christian. But one of the grooms I married was raised Catholic, so I spent weeks thinking about how to weave God’s word into the ceremony.
(RNS) Apostolic Pentecostals are the strictest of all the Pentecostal groups. They don’t believe in the Trinity, avoid alcohol, don’t watch TV, and ask women not to cut their hair. Oh, and they object to same-sex marriage.
U.S. District Judge David Bunning warned Davis she would be sanctioned again if she violates the conditions of her release
LOUISVILLE — The alleged abuse occurred at Crossroads Baptist Church, led by Pastor Gerald Harris. It operates a boarding academy with dormitories and classrooms for mostly out of state students.
MOREHEAD, Ky. — William Smith and James Yates obtained a license from Deputy Clerk Brian Mason on Friday morning. As they exited the courthouse, they were greeted by supporters chanting “love has won.”
LOUISVILLE — Although a federal judge ruled Wednesday that a county clerk’s religious convictions had no bearing on her ‘purely legal’ task, a same sex couple said the clerk’s office still denied them a license on Thursday.
Fires at several predominantly black churches in Southern states the past two weeks — at least three attributed to arson — raise concerns about potential fallout from the recent South Carolina church shooting.