(RNS) — The Episcopal Church in South Carolina will reclaim control of more than two dozen properties after the U.S. Supreme Court declined an appeal brought by a breakaway group of conservative Anglicans.
(RNS) — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland, Maine, is withdrawing from the Maine Council of Churches in a bid to distance itself from LGBT advocacy and other stances that the church says could compromise its public moral witness.
(RNS) — For the Episcopal Church, the occasion marks a moment of opportunity to welcome newcomers and show the world Episcopalians are not entirely marginalized for their progressive views on gay ordination and same-sex marriage.
(RNS) — It also found that 31 percent of all Americans and more than 4-in-10 millennials believe that 2 million Jews or less were killed during the Holocaust — substantially less than the historically accepted figure, which is closer to 6 million.
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