(RNS) — The board of Liberty University has accepted the resignation of its president, Jerry Falwell Jr., after a roller coaster day in which Falwell resigned, then withdrew his resignation, then resigned again late Monday night.
(RNS) — Five decades later, the reparations debate has reentered the national spotlight, with some religious institutions leading the way.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — ‘I want the standard to be what the Bible teaches, not what the polls report,’ said Leith Anderson, outgoing president of the National Association of Evangelicals.
A legacy of the Scudder missionaries.
CHICAGO (RNS) — New Life Community Church Pastor Mark Jobe is no stranger to Moody Bible Institute — or to helping religious institutions start over in less than ideal circumstances.
NEW YORK (AP) — With striking displays of candor, the Episcopal Church is acknowledging the potency of the #MeToo movement by officially lamenting its past role in sexual exploitation and pledging steps to combat it.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Sent 10 days before the start of Rosh Hashanah, an invite to an already controversial call to celebrate the Jewish holidays may draw only the Trump administration’s closest allies in the Jewish community.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Critics say the Diocese of Lincoln is now paying the price for its unwillingness to participate in key reforms enacted in the wake of the 2002 Boston clergy abuse scandal.
(RNS) — It will help create the culture of preventing abuse that Pope Francis says he wants.
(RNS) — The dismissal of the case, several bishops and other leaders say, makes an unfounded distinction between personal behavior and political actions.
CHICAGO (RNS) — The ELCA has elected the largest number of female bishops in one year to lead the mainline denomination.
(RNS) — The Episcopal Church’s General Convention, which begins this week (July 5) in Austin, Texas, will consider more than 20 resolutions put forward by an all-female special committee on sexual abuse, harassment and exploitation. If we pass these resolutions, however, it is essential that we not sit back and say we’ve done what the moment — and the gospel — demands.
The following is a guest post by Skye Jethani The case of the Colorado baker who refused to create a cake for a same-sex wedding has been a topic of heated debate since 2015. My writings about the case have received criticism from both conservative Christians and marriage equality advocates because I sided with the […]