METAIRIE, La. (RNS) Though he admitted having his hands in his pants,
Christian fundamentalist Grant Storms denied Tuesday (March 1) he was
masturbating while watching children in a park before being arrested.
Catholic bishops have kicked the "booty" out of the Bible. The U.S.
Conference of Catholic Bishops has brought about a new translation of
the Bible, one it says is more accurate, more accessible and more
What happens when the contested legacy of America's most famous
20th-century theologian meets the harsh political realities of the 21st?
You end up with questions like whether Reinhold Niebuhr would support
WASHINGTON (ABP) – The United States Supreme Court ruled 8-1 on
March 2 that anti-gay protests outside of military funerals by a
controversial Kansas Baptist church clan are protected speech under the
Islamabad, Pakistan, March 2 (ENInews)--Pakistan's Minister for Religious Minorities and the only Christian cabinet member, Shahbaz Bhatti, was assassinated on 2 March outside his home in Islamabad. He was the second high-ranking Pakistan government official murdered this year after expressing opposition to the country's law that makes criticism of the Prophet Muhammad a capital crime.
After the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 8-to-1 that the "Thank God for
Dead Soldiers" protesters from Westboro Baptist Church in Kansas have
First Amendment rights to protest military funerals, the question being
asked is: What's ahead?
More protests from religious groups? Or more efforts to limit them?
Jerusalem, March 2 (ENInews)--Israel has declined to renew a residency permit for the Anglican Bishop in Jerusalem, Suheil Dawani, according to Yusef Daher, executive secretary of the Jerusalem Inter-Church Centre (ICC).
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Jewish people as a whole were not responsible for
Jesus' crucifixion, and their descendants have not inherited blame for
his death, Pope Benedict XVI writes in a new book to be published on
LONDON (RNS) Two senior judges have banned a Christian couple from any
further foster care because they oppose homosexuality, a stance that the
judges said has no place in the laws of a "largely secular" Britain.
METAIRIE, La. (RNS) A fundamentalist Christian pastor known for his
bullhorn protests of the annual Southern Decadence gay pride festival
was arrested on a charge of masturbating at a park on Friday (Feb. 25).