A group of Indian village elders have sparked international fury after ordering two sisters be raped as punishment for a crime. The crime: their brother ran off with a married woman.
Meenakshi ... read more
Monday, August 31, 2015 8:45:00 AM
A trio of Iowa-based religious scholars penned an op-ed in a local paper this week, reminding readers that despite popular opinion, the Bible does not simply define marriage as between one man and... read more
Monday, August 31, 2015 8:43:00 AM
Easter Island covers about 64 square miles in the South Pacific Ocean, 2,300 miles from Chile. The island is home to nearly 900 giant stone statues that date back several centuries.
The Rapa Nui... read more
Monday, August 31, 2015 8:37:00 AM
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is arranging to meet with religious leaders on Sept. 28 in meeting that is not associated with his campaign. ABC News reports Pastor Darrell Scott, a... read more
Friday, August 28, 2015 11:06:00 AM
The Vatican has given its backing to a central Rome square being named after Martin Luther, a church reformer excommunicated by the pope nearly 500 years ago.
A German Catholic priest and... read more
Friday, August 28, 2015 11:04:00 AM
A Catholic high school has reversed its policy on gay employees after receiving a public backlash for refusing to hire a woman because she is a lesbian, school officials said on Thursday (Aug. 27).... read more
Friday, August 28, 2015 11:00:00 AM
This is a good lesson for all of us, no matter what stage of life you’re in. You’ll see what I mean.
A young woman went to her grandmother and told her about her life and how things were so hard... read more
Thursday, August 27, 2015 9:56:00 AM
Scholars say the controversial “Gospel of Jesus’s Wife” is likely to be a fake. The document, written in Coptic on an allegedly 1,200-year-old papyrus, is reported to state, “Jesus said to them, My... read more
Thursday, August 27, 2015 9:53:00 AM
Instead of apologizing imperfectly for racism this year, the second-largest Presbyterian denomination in America will wait to repent more perfectly.
The Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) voted... read more
Thursday, August 27, 2015 9:50:00 AM
The Josh Duggar adultery scandal has resulted in a public apology and emphasis on forgiveness, but not everyone believes reconciliation should be that simple.
Daniel Keller, brother of Josh’s ... read more
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 10:10:00 AM
British comedian John Oliver recently created a mock church to satirize how easy it is to create a tax-exempt entity, and reports that the institution he created has received actual donations.
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Wednesday, August 26, 2015 10:04:00 AM
Marcy Borders, the woman known as “Dust Lady” from the iconic photo of her taken as escaped from the Twin Towers on Sept. 11, died Tuesday after her year-long battle with stomach cancer, NJ.com... read more
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 9:58:00 AM