Pastoral care is at the heart of a representative's job, says Isner, who is campaigning in Alabama's second congressional district.
St. Gregory’s University in Oklahoma will close in December. It's the latest small religious college to close in an increasingly competitive market.
"There is no such thing as a singular Indian identity," says curator Naman Ahuja.
A 32-member commission is seeking a way forward for a denomination with a lesbian bishop—and a policy barring ordained LGBTQ people.
Ellen Di Giosia was told that she could not vote in a statewide gathering of congregations.
Nearly 14 million people marched to Imam Hussein's shrine in Karbala this year.
Visitors provide income for the congregation, but it needs further funds to address its shifting foundation.
Jerome Smith Sr. runs the Joseph Project, an effort to address two big problems: high urban unemployment and the distance between where the jobless live and where jobs are.
Schools and other sites of violence have been razed and rebuilt. But it's a different question for places of prayer and worship.
“Though the motives may be different the result is the same: you have now two congregations who have gone through a tremendous amount of hatred and evil within their sacred spaces.”