DURHAM (RNS) — Dozens of LGBTQ United Methodist seminary students will graduate next month from the 13 schools affiliated with the denomination. Like Spencer Cullom, who is a lesbian, they face an uncertain future.
(RNS) — The formation of a Catholic priest should be challenging intellectually but should also teach him how to empower the people in his parish.
(RNS) — Two former SBC presidents, joined by a Las Vegas pastor, took the unusual step of sending a letter to the search committee for the new president of the SBC Executive Committee, inquiring about the breadth of efforts to fill the position.
(RNS) Cardinal Sean O’Malley said the investigation will look into the allegations as well as the 'culture of the seminary regarding the personal standards expected and required of candidates for the priesthood.'
DURHAM, N.C. (RNS) — Both African-American and LGBTQ students rallied for a more diverse faculty and inclusive attitudes during her term.
(RNS) — The economics of church decline and practicalities of today’s students, many of whom area already working in churches, may be among the reasons for the drop off in the Master of Divinity degree.
(RNS) Squeezed by the economics of denominational decline, many mainline Protestant seminaries are seeking new lifelines in partnerships.
(RNS) The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia and the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg said they would be “forming one seminary” from the two existing institutions.
(RNS) The 208-year-old school calls the move part of “a bold new direction” as it vies to stop running big deficits and struggles to find a financially sustainable model.
BALTIMORE (RNS) While the move to admit a Muslim student at a leading evangelical seminary shocked some Southern Baptists, observers say students from other faiths at other Christian seminaries typically don't get much notice.
(RNS) Young men today “want to give their life for something that counts. These men are tired of living in a culture of relativism. They want to say there must be something true, beautiful and good," says the Rev. Mark Latcovich, president of St. Mary Seminary outside Cleveland.