Josh Duggar apologized Thursday (May 21) and abruptly resigned his job at the Family Research Council in Washington, one of the leading conservative groups fighting abortion and gay marriage among other causes.
(RNS) The Rev. Joseph Illo has banned altar girls and queried students about abortion and masturbation.
Robert Gates indicated that churches and other religious groups — which currently sponsor 70 percent of all Scout troops — would be able to “establish leadership standards consistent with their faith.”
(RNS) Brother Michael Perry’s handling of the scandal was evidently praiseworthy enough for him to hold onto his position as the head of the order.
(RNS) Franklin Graham is using social media to prompt prayers for a gay marriage ruling that follows “God’s law.”
(RNS) Were the gay marriage amendment to pass, it would be a heavyweight punch to the body of the church that for centuries governed every aspect of life in Ireland.
BOSTON (Reuters) Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will face about 20 of his victims at a hearing next month when he will be formally sentenced to die for the 2013 attack.
PARIS (Reuters) One of the few cartoonists to survive an Islamist militant attack on France’s Charlie Hebdo journal is leaving the publication, saying he can no longer bear the pressure.