Nearly the entire full-time faculty at the Episcopal Church’s oldest seminary is battling with the school’s leadership, although the sides do not agree on whether the professors quit, were fired, or staged a walkout.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The Supreme Court granted 11 new cases for review October 2, agreeing to rule on controversial topics such as religious freedom, child abuse, immigration, housing discrimination, congressional redistricting and campaign fund-raising by judicial candidates.
WASHINGTON (RNS) If you are a Christian who doesn’t smoke, abstains from sex outside your heterosexual marriage and can get your priest to vouch that you go to church at least three times a month, you may qualify for a new Catholic alternative to health insurance.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The Supreme Court refused to get involved in the national debate over same-sex marriage on Monday (Oct. 6), leaving intact lower court rulings that will legalize the practice in 11 additional states.
(RNS) When Americans aren’t busy praying for themselves or their own needs—and most of them are—many are seeking divine intervention on behalf of a favorite sports team or the golden ticket in the lottery, according to a new survey.