A lawyer for Jim Bakker denies that that televangelist claimed a health supplement could cure coronavirus.
(RNS) — In an amended complaint filed this week, two former students allege Fuller Theological Seminary violated anti-discrimination laws when it expelled them after learning they were married to people of the same sex.
(RNS) — A federal judge heard arguments Wednesday (Jan. 8) in the lawsuit by three faith-based organizations against the federal government over a recent executive order allowing state and local officials to block refugee resettlement.
(RNS) — The announcement noted that the Supreme Court’s June 20 decision 'reaffirmed the important role religion plays in the lives of many Americans and its consistency with Constitutional principles.'
(RNS) — The Freedom From Religion Foundation said it hopes its strategy will allow the issue to be reconsidered when the high court has a different makeup.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The lawsuit being filed Tuesday seeks the release of 3,400 names of priests who were referred to the Vatican for "credible cases of abuse."
(RNS) — A New Jersey pastor has filed suit against Wells Fargo Bank and the New Jersey State Police, claiming false arrest. The Rev. Jeffrey Edwards says police and the bank falsely identified him on social media as a suspect in a check fraud case.
JERUSALEM (RNS) — Religious modesty and the marginalization of women have long been flashpoints in Israel, where many Haredi rabbis have deemed it unholy to portray women’s images in everything from newspapers and government notices to billboards and bus ads.
(RNS) — The Council on American-Islamic Relations filed a lawsuit challenging Maryland’s controversial executive order banning state agencies from contracts with businesses that boycott Israel.
CHICAGO (RNS) — Harvest Bible Chapel has announced it will drop a defamation lawsuit against two bloggers, their wives and a freelance reporter after a court ruled that documents subpoenaed in the case could be made public.
(RNS) — Megachurch pastor James MacDonald and his congregation filed suit recently, claiming two bloggers and a freelance writer were spreading false information about the church.
(RNS) — In its complaint, the charity said it 'objects to having to file Form 990 while churches and church-related organizations do not.'
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The lawsuit alleges the dioceses haven't met their obligations to report child sexual abusers under state law.
(RNS) — What do you do when anti-Semites, stirred up by a guy you see at the local coffee shop and the gym, send you doctored pictures of your child's face beneath the gates of Auschwitz?
(RNS) — While the Museum of the Bible is trying to sort out the origins of its holdings after a U.S. government lawsuit over the 'unlawful importation' of artifacts, a much larger sibling collection in Oklahoma City is not part of the housecleaning effort. (Analysis)