The Presbyterian Church (USA) and a conservative church created in response to the mainline denomination's theological direction are working together to help facilitate a less divisive and more unifying dismissal process for congregations.
Nearly two-thirds of Millennial and Gen Z adults are more likely to communicate with someone via digital means than in person, according to a newly released study.
Democratic North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper has issued two orders to allow for citizens to use the restroom of their gender identity rather than their biological sex.
A three-judge panel of a federal appeals court has ruled against a large cross that was erected back in the 1920s on public property as part of a war memorial in Maryland.
The Trump Administration has reversed an Obama Era practice of helping undocumented minors receive abortions, arguing that they now provide quality care for both mother and unborn child.
Two Pennsylvania Roman Catholic dioceses have ended their litigation against the federal government over the controversial Health and Human Services Department's birth control mandate.
A New York Catholic Church reversed its decision to host a human rights festival when organizers refused to remove pro-LGBT performances from the event.
California Governor Jerry Brown has vetoed a bill that if enacted would have prevented pro-life religious groups from not hiring pro-choice activists.
Pro-life groups are staging protests against the newly opened Maryland clinic of infamous late term abortion provider Dr. LeRoy Carhart.
A Catholic church in Indiana is responding to reports that it denied a 9-year-old girl her First Communion because she wanted to wear a suit for the ceremony.
A three judge panel of the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals has put a halt to the enforcement of a 2015 law that would have effectively stopped Planned Parenthood from doing abortions in Arkansas.
The United States Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal in a case regarding a Ten Commandments display on public property in New Mexico, thus allowing a lower court ruling against the display to stand.
Here are just a few things that happened this week, Oct. 15-21, in Church history.
A group of Georgia churches are holding an event in response to the recent violence in Charlottesville and the overall state of division in the United States.
President Donald Trump touted his administration's actions to a major gathering of social conservatives in Washington, D.C. Thursday, stating that he's "stopping cold the attacks on Judeo-Christian values."
A theologically liberal United Methodist congregation in Ohio is hosting a pro-LGBT event later this month, having sponsored a similar event in the past.
A satellite congregation of the Chicago, Illinois-based Willow Creek Community Church will be moving into a new 193,000-square-foot facility later this month.
The New York Times ran a news story earlier this month about allegations of sexual misconduct perpetrated by influential Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein.
A Roman Catholic Church bishop recently oversaw a mass for the LGBT community and their family members, with an emphasis on both being welcoming and having respectful disagreement.
More than 500 congregations across the United States and some foreign countries have agreed to host "Night to Shine" events, which are Tim Tebow Foundation-sponsored proms for special needs youth, in 2018.
Former Secretary of State and Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Rodham Clinton has released a statement denouncing prominent Hollywood figure and Democratic funder Harvey Weinstein.
Last week, the Trump administration released a memorandum stating that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act's ban on sex discrimination only pertains to biological sex and not gender identity.
An Oklahoma school district has canceled two speaking events for a Palestinian Christian activist out of concerns over reported anti-Semitic harassment.
A federal judge has ruled that an Internal Revenue Service provision that exempts clergy from including their rental allowance in their reported gross income is unconstitutional.
Christianity is a faith with a long and detailed history, with numerous events of lasting significance occurring throughout the ages.