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Lesbian Methodist Bishop Faces Challenge to Her Election

Lesbian Methodist Bishop Faces Challenge to Her Election

By Rachel Zoll | Apr 24
Karen Oliveto clutched a friend's hand, closed her eyes and wept when she learned last year she had been elected a bishop of the United Methodist Church. Oliveto, who is married to another woman, had become the denomination's first openly gay bishop.

Sean Hannity Calls Sexual Harassment Accusation '100% False'

Sean Hannity Calls Sexual Harassment Accusation '100% False'

Apr 24
Sean Hannity says accusations of sexual harassment from a former Fox News guest are "100% false and a complete fabrication."

Alabama Church Community Proposes Bill to Create Own Police Force

Alabama Church Community Proposes Bill to Create Own Police Force

Apr 23
Briarwood Presbyterian Church serves 8,000 people a day. Its push to form its own police force is raising concerns, reports David Begnaud, who spoke to the church's lawyer.

Pastor Brings Hip Hop to Church

Pastor Brings Hip Hop to Church

Apr 17
The pastor at a 214-year-old church outside Washington, D.C., has tripled the size of his flock with the help of hip hop.

Supreme Court with Gorsuch, Set to Hear Church-State Case

Supreme Court with Gorsuch, Set to Hear Church-State Case

By Mark Sherman and Maria Danilova | Apr 17
ustice Neil Gorsuch's first week on the Supreme Court bench features an important case about the separation of church and state that has its roots on a Midwestern church playground.

Religious Life in America

Religious Life in America

Apr 16
Where do religion and politics intersect? In honor of Easter and Passover, John Dickerson discusses faith in our time with Rod Dreher, Russell Moore, Abigail Pogrebin and Father James Martin.

Death Penalty-Affirming Pastor Says Clergy Members with Gay Kids Should Resign

Death Penalty-Affirming Pastor Says Clergy Members with Gay Kids Should Resign

Apr 13
Anti-LGBT Pastor Kevin Swanson has bashed everyone and everything from Harry Potter to Girl Scout Cookies. Now he's going after members of the clergy with LGBT children.

Do Young Men Need God and Guns? Pat Robertson Says Boys are 'Effeminized'

Do Young Men Need God and Guns? Pat Robertson Says Boys are 'Effeminized'

Apr 13
According to Pat Robertson and the leader of an Alabama Christian training camp, if you don't want your boys "effeminized" they're going to need a healthy dose of God and guns.

Preacher Claims Katy Perry is 'Ruled by Satan'

Preacher Claims Katy Perry is 'Ruled by Satan'

Apr 10
A few weeks after accepting the National Equality Award at the 2017 Human Rights Campaign gala in Los Angeles, pop star Katy Perry is being called out by former Colorado state Rep. Gordon Klingenschmitt for being "ruled by Satan."

Christian Fur Flies Over Fetish Discussion at California University

Christian Fur Flies Over Fetish Discussion at California University

Apr 10
Collective right wing noses are out of joint over a discussion set to take place at California State University San Marcos (CSU SM) on the subject of animal-based fetish groups.

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