ATLANTA (Reuters) A federal judge will hear a high-profile discrimination lawsuit brought by Kelvin Cochran, a Baptist who claims he was fired for his religious beliefs after publishing a book critical of homosexuality.
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(RNS) A giant of the Southern Baptist Convention declines an award from a Jewish group after his history of anti-gay remarks stokes controversy.
ATLANTA (Reuters) Kelvin Cochran wrote a 2013 book titled, “Who Told You That You Were Naked?” in which he called homosexuality “vulgar” and “the opposite of purity.”
(RNS) If one’s religious beliefs are to be punished with (among other things) loss of employment, you don’t need a vivid imagination to guess where such logic may lead.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Vatican officials declined to comment on a new $2.2 million residence built for Atlanta Archbishop Wilton Gregory, but the episode is particularly embarrassing since Francis fired a German bishop for a lavish $43 million mansion.
(RNS) A growing number of ordinances are pitting city officials against homeless advocates. City leaders say they want to improve the lives of homeless people and ensure public safety, while supporters of the homeless argue that such regulations criminalize homelessness. By Yamiche Alcindor.