(RNS) — Denominational leaders were concerned about the risk of contagion, but finances also played a role. With many churches closed, leaders did not want churches spending stretched resources on travel.
(AP) — The country's Catholic bishops called Wednesday for a formal repudiation of the disgraced cardinal facing allegations of sexual misconduct over a long stretch of his career.
DALLAS (RNS) — The statements come after the May termination of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary President Paige Patterson, who had shunned divorce and was accused of mishandling students’ allegations of rape.
(RNS) — He's still listed on the program as giving the sermon at his denomination's annual convention in Dallas on June 12-13.