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Buttigieg Versed in Faith-Based Appeal to Democratic Voters

Buttigieg Versed in Faith-Based Appeal to Democratic Voters

By Thomas Beaumont | Aug 24
Republicans for a half century have built a loyal following among white evangelical Christians. But Buttigieg is trying to demonstrate that there's a strong religiosity among Democrats, too.

Church: Free Speech Protects Decision to Fire Teacher

Church: Free Speech Protects Decision to Fire Teacher

Aug 22
Catholic church leaders in Indianapolis are citing the First Amendment as a defense to a lawsuit filed by a teacher who was fired because he's in a same-sex marriage.

Trump Steadily Fulfills Goals on Religious Right Wish List

Trump Steadily Fulfills Goals on Religious Right Wish List

By David Crary | Aug 21
When Donald Trump assumed the presidency, conservative religious leaders drew up "wish lists" of steps they hoped he'd take to oppose abortion and rein in the LGBTQ-rights movement.

Greek Orthodox Bishop Convicted of Hate Speech Resigns

Greek Orthodox Bishop Convicted of Hate Speech Resigns

Aug 18
The Metropolitan Amvrosios of Kalavryta, a fiery conservative Greek Orthodox bishop known for criticizing, often in intemperate terms, those who he believed acted in a "non-Christian" / "non-Greek" way, including gays, migrants and politicians, resigned.

Java Still a No-No for Mormons Despite Fancy Coffee Names

Java Still a No-No for Mormons Despite Fancy Coffee Names

By Brady McCombs | Aug 17
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has issued a warning to members that coffee is prohibited no matter how fancy the name.

Franklin Graham Rides to Defense of NJ Mayor Who Lashed Out at LGBTQs

Franklin Graham Rides to Defense of NJ Mayor Who Lashed Out at LGBTQs

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 14
Phobes of a feather flock together: Franklin Graham has come to the defense of a Republican New Jersey mayor who sparked outrage when he declared that sexual minorities are "an affront to almighty God."

Baptist College Kicks Out Transgender Student After Surgery

Baptist College Kicks Out Transgender Student After Surgery

Aug 13
A 21-year-old transgender man says his private Tennessee college kicked him out after he got breast reduction surgery.

Muslims Clash with Israeli Police at Jerusalem Holy Site

Muslims Clash with Israeli Police at Jerusalem Holy Site

By Ilan Ben Zion | Aug 11
Muslim worshippers and Israeli police clashed Sunday at a major Jerusalem holy site during prayers marking the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha.

Survivors Allege Clergy Sex Abuse on Catholic Island of Guam

Survivors Allege Clergy Sex Abuse on Catholic Island of Guam

By David Goldman and Michael Biesecker | Aug 9
While the U.S. Catholic Church has been roiled by the child sexual abuse scandal for nearly two decades, Guam's faithful are still reckoning with new revelations from survivors long shamed into silence by men who claimed divine authority.

Indianapolis Jesuit School Appeals Archbishop's Decree

Indianapolis Jesuit School Appeals Archbishop's Decree

Aug 6
A Jesuit high school that the Indianapolis Archdiocese no longer recognizes as Catholic because it refused to fire a teacher in a same-sex marriage says it's appealing that decision to the Vatican.

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