May 8, 2018, 7:08 AM
‚ÄčThe United Methodist Church Council of Bishops has endorsed a proposal to soften the denomination's stance against homosexuality in order to prevent schism.
May 7, 2018, 6:51 AM
A mural painted on a wall at a California school shows President Trump’s decapitated head with an Aztec’s spear through his mouth.
May 7, 2018, 6:49 AM
FACEBOOK has been accused of helping Islamist extremists connect with each other through its ‘suggested friends’ feature. The social networking media giant has already been heavily criticised for failing to remove terrorist-related material from its platform.
May 7, 2018, 6:46 AM
The Vatican has denied making a deal with Saudi Arabia to build churches for Christian worshippers in the Arab country.
May 4, 2018, 6:51 AM
The prayer referenced was one given on the House floor during last year’s tax cut debates, in which Conroy requested, “May all members be mindful that the institutions and structures of our great nation guarantee the opportunities that have allowed some to achieve great success, while others continue to struggle. May their efforts these days guarantee that there are not winners and losers under new tax laws, but benefits balanced and shared by all Americans.”
May 4, 2018, 6:49 AM
The Chicago office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations will conduct sensitivity training for Aurora Public Library employees next month.
May 4, 2018, 6:45 AM
President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to establish a faith-based office with the goal of protecting religious freedom, he announced on Thursday.
May 3, 2018, 2:03 PM
A 17-year-old boy in Plano, Texas, has been arrested and charged with plotting a mass shooting inspired by the ISIS at a shopping mall, law enforcement agencies said on Wednesday.
May 3, 2018, 1:59 PM
Iowa is on the verge of passing the strictest abortion ban in the United States, outlawing the procedure when a fetal heartbeat is detected, though some pro-life groups have said that they are disappointed that exceptions were allowed for cases of rape and incest.
May 3, 2018, 1:55 PM
The Boy Scouts of America is dropping the word “boy” from its signature program. The name change is part of a marketing campaign to promote inclusiveness.
May 2, 2018, 12:14 PM
A controversial mass based around the music and messages of pop-icon Beyoncé Knowles-Carter drew as many as 900 people to an Episcopal cathedral in San Francisco last week, up from around the 50 who usually attend weekday services.
May 2, 2018, 12:12 PM
A Colorado-based ministry is canceling an upcoming young adult conference in California due to uncertainty about pending legislation in that state banning goods and services that promote a biblical view of sexual identity.
May 2, 2018, 12:07 PM
No need to call the first responders for these words. The terms “policeman” and “fireman” appear headed toward extinction in state law.
May 1, 2018, 10:03 AM
Penn State’s homecoming committee has changed its policies for the 2018 Homecoming court to foster what it calls “diversity and gender inclusivity,” abolishing the titles of king and queen in favor of an unsexed “award.”
May 1, 2018, 10:00 AM
After a year and a half of disruptions against a mandatory humanities course they say is too white, student protesters at Reed College got what they wanted.
May 1, 2018, 9:58 AM
The head of the Roman Catholic Church tweeted: “Do we really want peace? Then let’s ban all weapons so we don’t have to live in fear of war.”
Apr 30, 2018, 10:00 AM
It should surprise no one that the Workers World Party is celebrating the 200th birthday of Karl Marx, the father of socialism and communism. It might be a little strange that the self-described revolutionaries are holding the conference in New York the day after his actual birth on May 5, 1818.
Apr 30, 2018, 9:58 AM
The cable network TLC will launch a new television docu-series next month that seeks to highlight the lives of four married couples in which the husbands have come out to the wives as transgender.
Apr 30, 2018, 9:46 AM
In a Friday sermon delivered at the Dar Al-Hijrah Mosque in Chicago, Illinois, Dr. Ashraf Nusairat said that the notion that women do not have rights in Islam was introduced into Islamic countries by Western colonialism.
Apr 27, 2018, 11:18 AM
Disney has released photos of rainbow-colored Mickey Mouse ears ahead of Pride month in June. The ears, called 'Mickey Mouse Rainbow Love', feature a red hat with two rainbow-striped ears. The front of the hat features two Mickey Mouse hands that form a heart filled with rainbow colors.