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Indiana School Firing Gay Teacher to Keep Archdiocese Ties

Indiana School Firing Gay Teacher to Keep Archdiocese Ties

Jun 24
A private high school is firing an educator to avoid having its ties cut with the Archdiocese of Indianapolis.

Archdiocese: School with Gay Teacher can't Use Catholic Name

Archdiocese: School with Gay Teacher can't Use Catholic Name

By Ken Kusmer | Jun 21
The Archdiocese of Indianapolis no longer will recognize a Jesuit high school as Catholic because it refuses to fire a teacher who's in a same-sex marriage, it announced Thursday.

Cracker Barrel Bars Church Event Over LGBT Execution Remarks

Cracker Barrel Bars Church Event Over LGBT Execution Remarks

Jun 19
Cracker Barrel says it won't host an event by a Tennessee church whose pastor was a detective who preached that the government should execute gay people.

Texas Pastor Who Backed Bill Criminalizing Abortion Arrested

Texas Pastor Who Backed Bill Criminalizing Abortion Arrested

Jun 16
A former Southern Baptist pastor who supported legislation in Texas this year that would have criminalized abortions has been arrested on charges of child sex abuse.

Notre Dame Celebrates 1st Mass Since Devastating April Fire

Notre Dame Celebrates 1st Mass Since Devastating April Fire

Jun 15
The archbishop wore a hard-hat helmet, burnt wood debris was still visible and only about 30 people were let inside, but Notre Dame Cathedral on Saturday held its first Mass since the devastating April 15th fire.

Florida Church Plans 'Make America Straight Again' Rally for Two Days After Pulse Massacre Anniversary

Florida Church Plans 'Make America Straight Again' Rally for Two Days After Pulse Massacre Anniversary

Jun 14
Only a couple of days after LGBTQ people in Florida and the world over marked the third anniversary of the Pulse nightclub massacre, a Florida church plans to put on a rally with the theme "Make America Straight Again."

New York Ends Religious Exemption to Vaccine Mandates

New York Ends Religious Exemption to Vaccine Mandates

By David Klepper | Jun 14
New York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday, as the nation's worst measles outbreak in decades prompts states to reconsider giving parents ways to opt out of immunization rules.

Southern Baptists Meet; Endorse Steps Against Sex Abuse

Southern Baptists Meet; Endorse Steps Against Sex Abuse

By Jay Reeves and David Crary | Jun 12
Confronting an unprecedented sex-abuse crisis, delegates at the Southern Baptist Convention's national meeting voted Tuesday to make it easier to expel churches that mishandle abuse cases.

Franklin Graham Thanks Trump for Banning Pride Flags at US Embassies

Franklin Graham Thanks Trump for Banning Pride Flags at US Embassies

Jun 11
Evangelist Franklin Graham took to Facebook over the weekend to thank President Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for banning U.S. embassies around the world from hanging rainbow Pride flags.

Vatican Rejects Gender Change to Alarm of LGBT Catholics

Vatican Rejects Gender Change to Alarm of LGBT Catholics

Jun 10
The Vatican has issued a document rejecting the idea that people can choose or change their genders.

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