(RNS) Many Christians seem to be leading with the back of their hands to gay people, not with the embrace of God’s love. And it just makes us look like haters to everyone else.
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.”
EFRAT, West Bank —Some 60,000 U.S.-born West Bank settlers says they believe Jews should have the right to live wherever they want in the Holy Land. “To them, this is a deeply American vision,” says one historian.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Francis likened a person who gossips to “a terrorist who throws a bomb,” telling followers that sowing division in a sickness within the Catholic Church.
(Reuters) The intimate portrait shows the young Pakistani Nobel Peace Prize winner more at ease speaking at U.N. headquarters in New York or addressing students in Syrian refugee camps than with classmates in Britain where she was flown for surgery.
“I don’t want a whole new set of frames, just new lenses,” the pontiff told Alessandro Spiezia, proprietor of the eyewear shop in Via del Babuino in the heart of the pricey Spanish Steps section of the Eternal City.
OKLAHOMA CITY (RNS) After two commenters posted references to the Bible in response to a story about the effects of marijuana on the brain, a bureau employee engaged them in a theological argument.
ASHLAND, Ky. — But Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, whom U.S. District Court Judge David Bunning has placed in the custody of U.S. marshals, said she will not authorize any of her employees to issue licenses in her absence.