Amanda Abrams is an author at Religion News Service.
Hospital chaplains stick to the heart of the job amid health care industry changes
Moorish Scientists struggled with tainted reputation even before Baton Rouge
Breakaway group offers more progressive form of Catholicism
FAIRFAX, Va. (RNS) While the sacraments and many fundamental beliefs remain identical to those of Roman Catholicism, the fledgling American National Catholic Church presents a more progressive version of Catholicism: Divorced members can take Communion, women and gays can be ordained, and priests can marry. By Amanda Abrams.