Katherine T. Phan
Top Catholic leaders in New York have wasted no time in voicing their continued opposition to gay marriage since Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill that allowed same-sex couples to marry into law on Friday.
The New York Senate voted 33 to 29 to pass the gay marriage bill Friday night. The bill passed after two undecided Republican senators switched their votes to "yes" in the final moments before the vote on the bill.
The New York Senate may have enough votes to pass the gay marriage bill after Republican Sen. Mark Grisanti of Buffalo changed his undecided vote to "yes" vote Friday night. In his address before the Senate, Grisanti said he would vote in the affirmative
Mike Long, the chairman of the New York Conservative Party, said late Friday afternoon that the gay marriage bill has at least 32 votes to pass the Senate.
New York Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos confirmed Friday afternoon that the gay marriage bill will come to the Senate floor for a vote tonight.
Harold Camping may have been wrong about the date but he isn't alone in his beliefs in the Rapture. A survey released Wednesday shows the majority of evangelical Christian leaders worldwide believe in the Rapture, the teaching that as the end of the world draws near, Christians will be instantly taken up to heaven, leaving non-believers behind to suffer on Earth.
New York Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos said Thursday that his Republican caucus will meet later today to discuss the gay marriage bill. Skelos did not comment whether the GOP conference would bring out the gay marriage bill for a vote
Breaking its silence on the failed rapture dud, Family Radio has posted a statement on its website defending Harold Camping's Judgment Day predictions for May 21.Tags Harold Camping
Harold Camping, known for his failed May 21 rapture prediction, has been moved to a nursing facility after he was hospitalized earlier this month for a stroke, Family Radio Network said Tuesday.
Senate Republicans continued to meet behind closed doors Wednesday morning to discuss whether to bring the same-sex marriage bill to the floor for a vote as protesters against gay marriage lined the hallways outside the GOP conference room.
A poll released Tuesday by the QEV Analytics, a public opinion research firm in Washington D.C., shows that 57 percent of New York voters oppose gay marriage.
New York Republican Senator Greg Ball, one of the swing votes that could give the gay marriage bill enough votes to pass, said Monday night that he would be an "absolute no" without religious protections in the bill.
Hundreds of protesters against the legalization of gay marriage in New York jammed the hallways of the Capitol building Monday as Republican senators privately discussed whether to bring the same-sex marriage issue to a floor vote.
Bishop T.D. Jakes of The Potter's House spoke to The Christian Post about the his latest movie projects and why nondenominational churches are the fastest growing churches. He also addressed which issues he feels the next president should tackle, the Rob Bell hell controversy and how Christians should respond in the Eddie Long settlement case.
The evolution of Gospel music was evident at the 2011 McDonald's Gospelfest event Saturday at the Prudential Center, where performances during the night's talent competition transcended ethnic, geographic and artistic boundaries traditionally associated with the genre.