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NEW YORK (AP) — With the Boy Scouts of America entangled in a furor over its ban on gays, lesser-known youth organizations across the ideological spectrum see an opportunity. They wonder if the turmoil might prompt some families to give them a...
WSBT TVIt's a place many parents send their children to learn – but should public school classrooms also be a place for faith? What if just Christian faith is promoted? Northern Indiana Senator Dennis Kruse, a Republican, is sponsoring a bill that would...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A Republican state senator is pushing for Indiana's public school students to start the school day by reciting the Lord's Prayer amid what he calls an "attack" on religion in the schools. Senate education committee chairman...
NEW YORK (AP) — A long-serving Air Force chaplain has left the Southern Baptist Convention after the conservative denomination publicly questioned his decision to attend a same-sex civil union ceremony at his base in New Jersey. The chaplain, Col....
UPDATE: JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Southern Baptist groups are calling on a Mississippi church that blocked a black couple from getting married under its roof to reject racism. Leaders of the Mississippi Baptist Convention and the Southern Baptist...
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The head of the Southern Baptist Convention's public policy arm has condemned the response of many black leaders to the Trayvon Martin case as "shameful." Some black pastors within the nation's largest Protestant...
GRAPEVINE, Texas -- Thursday’s vote on whether to lift the ban on gay youths in the Boy Scouts of America could symbolize a cultural shift. Texas businessman Barry Price was so disturbed by the prospect that he joined a protest Wednesday,...
GRAPEVINE, Texas — Protesters in Boy Scout uniforms staked out sides of a resort-lined street in this Dallas suburb where national Scouting leaders were meeting Wednesday to consider lifting the ban on gay Scouts. On one side, handmade signs cried...
As a dance, flamenco is about style: The fire in the eyes, the exquisite vestments, the dramatic posturing. Orlando's Flamenco del Sol troupe has shrewdly noticed the similarity between the Spanish dance and organized religion. The result, "Misa...
As a young girl growing up in the South, I looked forward to the fourth Sunday of August. We called it "Homecoming" at my church in Hogansville, Ga. That was when folks who had moved away from our small, rural town seeking better opportunities in...
ReutersJERUSALEM, May 20 (Reuters) - Threatening slogans were daubed on Monday outside the doorway of an Israeli activist in a Jewish women's prayer group seeking equal rights of worship for women at Jerusalem's holy Western Wall. "Your time is up," read one of...
A moment as mysterious as the sacred idea it celebrates – the crucified Christ's decent into Hades before his resurrection – arrived Saturday morning at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in a cascade of rose petals and a cacophony of bells,...
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