Religion



Actress and Muslim philanthropist promote women

From the Associated Press. UNITED NATIONS – What do actress Geena Davis, Britain’s Duchess of York, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the head of the World Congress of Muslim Philanthropists…








Jewish cemetery desecrated in eastern France

From the Associated Press. STRASBOURG, France – A Jewish cemetery in eastern France was desecrated Wednesday, with at least 18 gravestones marked with swastikas and overturned, police…





Court turns down student over religious speech

From the Associated Press. WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from a student who complained that high school officials violated her constitutional rights…






Suspects in church fire face new charges

From the Associated Press. SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Two of the men charged with setting a Springfield church fire after President Barack Obama‘s election have pleaded not…



Meeting considers future of SC Episcopal diocese

From the Associated Press. CHARLESTON, S.C. – Episcopalians in the Diocese of South Carolina will consider resolutions this week to distance the diocese from the national Episcopal…


Meeting considers future of SC Episcopal diocese

From the Associated Press. CHARLESTON, S.C. – Episcopalians in the Diocese of South Carolina will consider resolutions this week to distance the diocese from the national Episcopal…




Church Universal and Triumphant leader dies

From the Associated Press. BOZEMAN, Mont. – Elizabeth Clare Prophet, the spiritual leader of the Church Universal and Triumphant, which gained notoriety in the late 1980s for its…





Priest who lived with leprosy now a saint

From the Associated Press. VATICAN CITY – A 19th-century priest whose courageous work with leprosy patients in Hawaii has been likened to the efforts of those…


Obamas attend Episcopal church near White House

From the Associated Press. WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama and his family attended Sunday services at St. John’s Church, an Episcopal church on Lafayette Square just across the…


Evangelicals call for immigration reform

From the Associated Press WASHINGTON – An American evangelical Christian group is urging Congress to approve reforms to immigration laws in a resolution approved Thursday. The National…