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With tears, megachurch pastor defends $200K Lamborghini gift to wife
GREENVILLE, S.C. (USA Today Network) — John Gray, pastor of Relentless Church, led his wife to a bow-wrapped car and handed her the keys while saying “Lamborghini Urus.”
In Pa., students can go to church during school, under a few conditions
YORK, Pa. (USA Today Network) — “Released time” is a legal way for students to voluntarily receive religious education during the school week. One such program in Pennsylvania has grown to 27 school districts in nine counties.
Ancient Zoroastrian faith gets new temple in New York region
Followers of a faith that pre-dates the Abrahamic religions now have a place, named for a gateway to peace and justice, for prayer and thanksgiving.
Ted Cruz hosts ‘God’s Not Dead 2’ showing at Wisconsin campaign stop
Religious liberty, as defined by conservative Christians in the film, was highlighted in the candidate’s a brief speech before he watched the show.
Religious sect and townspeople square off over discrimination
The government charges that a polygamous sect controls housing and police services in two western towns and discriminates against non-believers.
Jimmy Carter tells Sunday school class his grandson has died
PLAINS, Ga. — Just hours after the death, Carter turned to his church, which sustained him through his cancer treatment, to teach Sunday school.
‘Ambushed’ officer: God told me to put on ballistics vest
ST. LOUIS (KSDK) – He was shot in the line of duty. The St. Louis police chief called it an ambush.
Sunday morning explosions at 2 NM churches stun congregants
LAS CRUCES, N.M. — The devices were placed just outside churches in a trash can and a mail box. There were no injuries.
Confederate flags placed outside MLK’s Atlanta church
ATLANTA – Authorities have images of the men placing the flags outside Ebenezer Baptist Church; they say they have not ruled out hate crime charges.