(RNS) — Sessions said the task force was needed because a dangerous movement was 'eroding our great tradition of religious freedom.'
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(RNS) — Court documents are giving United Methodists the first peek at proposed plans to avoid a split in the second-largest Protestant denomination in the United States.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (USA Today) — Episcopalians will consider altering rules related to weddings for same-sex couples when they gather this month in Texas for the denomination's triennial meeting.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — An effort to call gay conversion therapy a fraudulent business practice gained ground in the California state Senate on Tuesday, despite opposition from hundreds who rallied to fight the proposal on religious grounds.
(RNS) — United Methodists have expressed both concerns and hope after bishops endorsed a plan last week that would allow individual pastors and regional bodies to decide whether to perform same-sex weddings and ordain or call LGBT people as clergy.
CHICAGO (RNS) — United Methodist bishops endorsed a plan that would allow individual pastors and regional bodies to decide whether to perform same-sex weddings and ordain or call LGBT people as clergy.
(RNS) — The First Amendment Defense Act seeks to upend an enduring understanding of our rights.
(RNS) — Queer activist and atheist Camille Beredjick calls for an alliance based on mutual goals of equality and acceptance.
CHICAGO (RNS) — For Catholics, a talk about Jesus doesn’t seem controversial. But a lecture by the Rev. James Martin drew about 150 protesters Thursday (March 22) over his views on the church and LGBT people.
(RNS) — Its president cited the historic commitment of the public university to the critical and civil examination of ideas, no matter how controversial.
(AP) — The dossier, containing WhatsApp chats and other evidence, was compiled by a self-proclaimed gay escort.
(RNS) — Adam Rippon criticized the vice president, who is leading the U.S. delegation to the Winter Games, for his support for gay conversion therapy.
RNS) — There are a number of popular apps that put Bible translations and devotional content in the palm of your hand. But the new Our Bible app is created by and for LGBTQ Christians and others who have felt estranged from their churches.
(RNS) — In the days after Donald Trump's surprise election in 2016, conservative evangelical Christians made clear their high expectations for the president they had helped put into office.
When HHS does get around to writing its rules, it would do well to listen to the Catholic Health Association in developing rules that protect individual consciences but do not discriminate.