Church elders and an outside firm investigated and cleared Hybels. But recently several former employees went public with their accounts—and doubts about the investigations.
He was an air force captain who became a conscientious objector. Now he'll lead a historic peace church.
Rwanda's president has criticized the number of churches in the capital, Kigali. There are more than 1,300 in the city of nearly 1.2 million.
Michael J. Sharp had been investigating violence in the Congo when he was killed one year ago.
Coming from Ghana, Essamuah views himself as a “bridge builder” between churches in the Global North and Global South.
The school superintendent's prayer during a mandatory meeting sparked tensions in McKinney, Texas.
Theresa F. Latini led an organization that taught that sexuality could be changed. She now rejects that—but students, faculty, and alumni charged her and the board with keeping that fact secret.
Most of Congo’s antigovernment protests—including several in February that saw at least two people killed—have begun on the steps of a Catholic Church.
Salafism, a puritanical strand of Islam originating in Saudi Arabia, has sought to take over mosques and communities since the country’s 2011 revolution.
Mayor Nir Barkat has called into question whether buildings that are not houses of worship should be tax-exempt.