(RNS) — The tour is scheduled for late May through early June and was to feature eight venues in eight cities across the U.K. Thousands signed petitions objecting to his visit.
(RNS) — Ahead of a denominational clampdown on ordination and marriage beginning Jan. 1, First United Methodist Church of Dallas will take the bold step of closing 2019 with a service reaffirming marriage vows — both heterosexual and same-sex.
(RNS) — If our zeal for a biblical view of sexuality outshines our desire to protect the people in our churches, something has gone very, very wrong.
SPOKANE, Wash. (RNS) — As drag queens read 'Not all Princesses Wear Pink' and 'Love Is Love Is Love' inside, protesters cited the Apostle Paul in saying that God’s wrath will be revealed.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) – A ruling in favor of repeal would have been a trailblazing step for an Africa court, but the three-judge bench said there was not sufficient evidence of discrimination.
(The Conversation_ — Islamic jurists have condemned sodomy, but they have also celebrated homoeroticism, that is, erotic love between members of the same sex.
PARIS (AP) — Equal parts investigative journalism and salacious gossip, Martel paints a picture of an institution almost at war with itself.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — In an interview that Francis gave about religious vocations, he was quoted as describing homosexuality within the walls of seminaries, convents and other religious places where clergy live as 'a very serious question.'
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — A bruising fight over unproven allegations has ended with a court order that the bishop and his priests settle their differences face to face.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — Bishops acknowledged they need to update their understanding of the science of sex and gender, and that means updating the church’s theology on sexuality.
(RNS) — The United Methodist Church's decade-long debate over LGBT clergy and same-sex marriage is heading for a showdown in February that will determine whether the denomination will split up or go forward together.
Pearcey's razor-sharp mind combined with a compelling personal story makes her a powerful, if undervalued, champion for conservatives.
Last October, evangelicalism was rocked by the launch of ChurchClarity.org, an organization that reports churches' LGBTQ+ policies and rates congregations based on their level of clarity. The website angered Christians ...
(RNS) — 'A spate of recent events suggests that LGBT-affirming voices within religious communities are more emboldened and confident than ever,' writes Jacob Lupfer. (COMMENTARY)