Joshua A. Goldberg
A Bible verse about caring for the poor and the oppressed was wrongly attributed by a majority of U.S. adults to celebrities, politicians and other prominent figures including President Obama, Oprah, Bono and Angelina Jolie.Tags Poverty
Southern Baptist Convention President Johnny Hunt revealed Monday that he has prostate cancer and expects to have surgery in January.
Megachurch Pastor Billy Joe Daugherty, whose network of Bible schools spans across 911 campuses in 93 countries, passed away Sunday – just one month after he was diagnosed with cancer.
The head of the worldwide Anglican Communion said Thursday that the issue of women priests and bishops need not divide Anglicans and Catholics.
Africa’s growing water crisis demands leadership and common action among faith groups, said the general secretary of the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) in a keynote address for the Third Summit of the Inter-Faith Action for Peace in Africa (IFAPA).
The National Council of Churches installed its 25th president last week as the ecumenical body concluded its 2009 General Assembly.
A van carrying 16 members of a Colorado church group veered out of control on an icy Oregon freeway Thursday morning and rolled over several times before coming to a stop.
Officials at the Church Of God In Christ are defending their decision to move the Pentecostal denomination’s next annual meeting to St. Louis after having held it in Memphis, Tenn., for more than a century.
Disgraced church leader Ted Haggard will be holding a gathering of a dozen or so people in his living room next week as part of an effort to connect with friends and help people.
Millions of Christians worldwide observed All Saints Day on Sunday, marking the annual tradition according to their understanding of it.
Methodists, Lutherans and Roman Catholics worldwide on Saturday observed the tenth anniversary of the signing of a landmark ecumenical agreement considered as one of the most significant since the Reformation.
Several commemorative events will be held in Augsburg, Germany, over the next two days to celebrate the signing of a landmark ecumenical agreement ten years ago between representatives of the the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) and the Roman Catholic Church.
ELCA's vice president said he believes the assembly’s actions will be “a catalyst to further strengthen our church and our relationships with each other."
The widow of the Ill. Pastor who was shot and killed as he was preaching to his congregation this past March says she continues to pray for her late husband’s alleged killer and hopes that he “finds peace with God.”Tags Court Cases
A former president of the National Baptist Convention USA has sued the 8.3 million-member denomination over an election he overwhelmingly lost.