(RNS) — The school publicly opposes LGBTQ relationships, yet students at Liberty have created a small but vibrant LGBTQ community.
(RNS) — They hope to carve out significant wins in a series of cases, including ones dealing with the ministerial exception, abortion and public funding for religious schools.
(RNS) — The Court ruled that LGBTQ people are protected from discrimination under Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, making employment discrimination against LGBTQ persons illegal in all 50 states for the first time.
(RNS) — United Methodists plan to head to Minneapolis for their General Conference in 2021, where they will discuss the denomination's future. The meeting was postponed for more than a year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
(RNS) — The group's medical staff, many of whom are experts in communicable diseases, will remain in New York City for a few more weeks to help out at Mount Sinai Hospital.
(RNS) — In this time of growing polarization and identity politics, Whitney Tilson has stood his ground defending the work of the evangelical disaster relief organization, even as it has cost him some friendships.
(RNS) — LGBTQ activists stood several yards away from Samaritan Purse’s field hospital on the East Meadow lawn on Tuesday (April 14) and blasted city and state officials and Mount Sinai Hospital for partnering with the evangelical humanitarian relief organization.
(RNS) — Some New Yorkers have questioned whether the Samaritan’s Purse field hospital would treat LGBTQ patients equally.
(RNS) — If the court rules the plan is constitutional, delegates could take up the proposal, called 'A Protocol of Reconciliation and Grace Through Separation,' at the United Methodist General Conference May 5-15 in Minneapolis.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — In his upcoming book, 'Brown Church,' UCLA professor Robert Chao Romero highlights a 500-year history of Latino Christian social justice activism in Latin America and the United States.
(Sightings) — One wonders if United Methodists, including those who signed the “protocol,” increasingly understand that “breaking up [really] is hard to do.”
(RNS) — Participants offered a behind-the-scenes look at how they arrived at a proposal, announced earlier this month, that would allow conservative United Methodist churches and conferences to split from the denomination over their beliefs barring LGBTQ United Methodists from ordination and marriage.
(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) — 'I thought that the church and what it stands for and its impact on the day-to-day lives of people was important and that we should step up and try and preserve that, which hopefully we've done,' says Feinberg.
(RNS) — As we enter the new year, we asked Religion News Service's reporters to give us a glimpse into the stories they'll be following in 2020.