SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) While some Mormon feminists want access to the all-male priesthood and others see it as blasphemy, a third group of Mormon women crave a more engaged and visible role for women in the church that respects history and doesn't compromise doctrine. By Peggy Fletcher Stack.
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This week on the Religion News Godcast: Azariah Southworth, the evangelical-turned-agnostic who outed evangelical writer Jonathan Merritt.
(RNS) President Obama's support for gay marriage has put some black clergy in a bind, torn between their political loyalties and their religious beliefs. By Adelle M. Banks.
(RNS) It could get pretty crowded at Chick-fil-A this week – and not because of the fast-food restuarant's famous waffle fries. By Adelle M. Banks.
(RNS) In an unconventional move, a number of high-profile business executives have come out on the issue of gay marriage. By Laura Petrecca.
(RNS) Amid a battle with President Obama over a new contraception mandate, the nation's Roman Catholic bishops are promoting natural family planning — but will their flock take heed? By Lauren Markoe.
(RNS) Women's attendance at atheist conferences is down and sexual harassment accusations are rising, which leads to the question: Does the nontheist community have a sexual harassment problem? By Kimberly Winston.
LONDON (RNS) Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams criticized some Christians for feeling so “embarrassed and ashamed and disgusted” over homosexuality that they send out a message signaling a lack of understanding and patience. By Al Webb.
SAN FRANCISCO (RNS) The way many members of the Mormon Church treat gay and lesbian people people is in many cases not in keeping with what I feel is the doctrine of Jesus Christ. I am a Mormon bishop, and I believe this must change. by Donald Fletcher.