(RNS) — As the Presbyterian Church (USA) prepares for its biennial General Assembly in St. Louis beginning Saturday (June 16), many PCUSA leaders are hoping to bring reform to the dwindling mainline Protestant denomination.
(RNS) Advocates for Palestinians cheer the PCUSA as Jewish groups denounce measures that "demonize" Israel.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) A Church of Scotland committee is pushing for "a wide-ranging review of practice and procedure which is impacted by the use of new technology in church life."
FRANKFORT, Ky. — The pastors want the governor to call a special session so that lawmakers can enact accommodations for religious county clerks who refuse to provide marriage licenses for same-sex couples.
(RNS) Gay rights activists within the church rejoiced at their victory, which was remarkable for its lopsidedness after multiple years of razor-thin defeats.
(RNS) Jewish-Presbyterian relations are rocky. Will things get better or worse after a top rabbi addresses the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA)?
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) The move would allow openly gay clergy in the Church of Scotland, but conservative parishes that don't agree would be allowed to opt out.
(RNS) The Presbyterian Church (USA)'s biennial convention will revisit several thorny topics that have dominated church life for the past decade, including whether to allow same-sex blessings and whether to divest of companies that operate in Israel. By Gregg Brekke.