Amy Schumer's new baby boy has an interesting middle name. There is a message there about synagogue life.
(RNS) — A year ago Bill Hybels was the pastor of one of the nation's most influential megachurches, Theodore McCarrick was a prince of the Catholic Church, and Michael Curry was the relatively unknown head of a mainline Protestant denomination.
LONDON (RNS) — The plight of persecuted Christians is a cause that has become dear to the heir to the British throne.
It is now the most famous sermon in recent history. But, what is love?
(RNS) — Bishop Michael Curry’s address will be numbered among history’s great sermons 'because of who he is, what he said, where he said it and how he said it.'
(AP) — Nothing quite captured the trans-Atlantic nature of Saturday’s royal wedding as much as the guest preacher whose sermon brought American flair to a very English church service.
(AP) — The Most Rev. Michael Bruce Curry also plans to join a march on the White House next week that rejects U.S. President Trump’s 'America first' stance as 'theological heresy.'
It has to do with same-sex marriage.
(RNS) — For the Episcopal Church, the occasion marks a moment of opportunity to welcome newcomers and show the world Episcopalians are not entirely marginalized for their progressive views on gay ordination and same-sex marriage.
LONDON (AP) — Curry is the first African-American to have served as presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church.
(RNS) — The prince and the American actress don't face the obstacles the Church of England posed for King Edward VIII, who loved another divorced American.
Our new-old hobby: claiming Jews. The question is: why?
(RNS) While the short film doesn’t make Elizabeth, who was just a child, an anti-Semite, it does remind us that in pre-World War II Britain, hatred of Jews and admiration of Nazism were rampant.
On the first public outing since she was born, the baby daughter of Prince William and Duchess Kate, was christened by Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby.
(RNS) Baptism is an important religious ritual for British royals: Since the monarch is the head of the Church of England, eventually Prince George will take on that role, so it's critical that he be raised as an Anglican.
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