SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) The changes provide as wide a tent as possible for the historic diversity that characterizes the Episcopal Church — guaranteeing access to marriage liturgies to all couples while protecting the conscience of clergy and bishops who dissent theologically.
A year later, who was the big winner in the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in the Hobby Lobby case? Beards. Yes, beards.
LONDON (Reuters) A man who became known as the “British Schindler” for saving hundreds of Czech children from Nazi persecution in the run-up to World War II has died.
SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) Under the new rules, clergy can opt out of performing gay marriage ceremonies.
(RNS) It is harmful to religion and to democracy when one group is ready to turn its back on civil society and another group is ready to push it.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The anti-capitalism activist praised Pope Francis for standing up to Republicans who are warring against environmentalists, as the Vatican continues its battle against climate change with a high-level conference at the Holy See.
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.
California children will no longer be able to skip the shots normally required to attend school because of their parents’ religious or personal objections.
DALLAS (Reuters) A Texas county clerk said on Tuesday her office will issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, reversing a previous decision that was based on religious objections.