A Minnesota congregation has sought and been given dismissal from the largest Presbyterian denomination in the United States over theological differences including the Church's liberal stance on homosexuality.
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3 States File Brief on Behalf of Catholic TV Station Seeking Exemption From HHS' Contraception Mandate
Three states have filed an amicus brief on behalf of an Alabama-based Catholic television station founded by nuns that is seeking an exemption from the Department of Health and Human Services' "preventive services" mandate.
An atheist is scheduled to give a secular invocation Tuesday to open the Sioux Falls City Council meeting. Amanda Novotny, president of the Siouxland Freethinkers, says the inspiration for doing the invocation came courtesy of the recent U.S. Supreme..
Faith-based communities are a critical part of overseas aid and development, government officials declared at an event praising those efforts.
The Episcopal Church celebrated the 40th anniversary of the denomination's ordination of the first women as priests Tuesday. In 1974, 11 women were ordained at the Church of the Advocate in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
While two states have successfully banned conversion therapy for gay youth, a majority of state legislatures have voted down bills that would prohibit sexual orientation change therapy after hearing the testimonies of ex-gays who say they've benefite..
State Dept.: Syrian Christian Persecution Part of 'Largest Displacement of Religious Communities in Recent Memory'
Persecution of Christians in Syria is part of the worst displacement of religious communities in recent history, according to a recently released report from the U.S. State Department.
An appeals court has ruled in favor of a small diocese in Illinois that broke away from The Episcopal Church over theological differences, including the appointment of openly gay Gene Robinson as bishop.