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Groups Contest Limits on Indiana's Religious Objections Law

Groups Contest Limits on Indiana's Religious Objections Law

By Tom Davies | Oct 4
A lawyer for three conservative religious groups told a judge Thursday that the organizations' constitutional rights were violated by limits lawmakers put on Indiana's contentious 2015 religious objections law after then-Gov. Mike Pence signed it.

Mormon Women Given Increased Role in 2 Key Ceremonies

Mormon Women Given Increased Role in 2 Key Ceremonies

By Brady McCombs | Oct 3
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said the faith will allow women to be official "witnesses" at two key ceremonies where they were previously only allowed to observe.

Southern Baptists Ready to Put Spotlight on Sex-Abuse Crisis

Southern Baptists Ready to Put Spotlight on Sex-Abuse Crisis

By David Crary | Sep 30
Entangled in a multifaceted sex-abuse crisis, the Southern Baptist Convention is preparing to host a high-profile conference on the topic that has kindled skepticism even among some of the scheduled speakers.

Pope Meets with Jesuit Targeted by Right for Gay Outreach

Pope Meets with Jesuit Targeted by Right for Gay Outreach

By Nicole Winfield | Sep 30
Pope Francis met privately Monday with an American Jesuit who has been attacked by conservative U.S. Catholics for reaching out to gays, the latest evidence of Francis' willingness to shrug off right-wing criticism for the sake of his pastoral priorities.

Pope Decries World's Indifference to Migrants and Refugees

Pope Decries World's Indifference to Migrants and Refugees

Sep 29
Pope Francis on Sunday decried "the culture of comfort" that leads to indifference in the face of a global migration and refugee crisis.

New Chapter Opens in Pennsylvania in Fight over Suing Church

New Chapter Opens in Pennsylvania in Fight over Suing Church

By Marc Levy | Sep 28
When post offices close Monday, the last victim compensation funds at Pennsylvania's Roman Catholic dioceses will also close.

Vatican Suspends Archbishop's Order Against Indiana School

Vatican Suspends Archbishop's Order Against Indiana School

Sep 24
A Jesuit-run high school that refused to fire a teacher in a same-sex marriage will be allowed to resume all-school Masses while it appeals its status as a Catholic school.

Kanye West Attracts Thousands to Wyoming for Worship Service

Kanye West Attracts Thousands to Wyoming for Worship Service

Sep 24
Kanye West has held an outdoor worship service that attracted thousands of people to the Wyoming city where he owns a ranch.

Duke Student Senate Denies Christian Group Over LGBTQ Policy

Duke Student Senate Denies Christian Group Over LGBTQ Policy

Sep 20
Duke University's student government has rejected a national Christian organization as an official student group because its policy excludes LGBTQ individuals from leadership positions.

Transgender Man Can Sue Hospital Over Denied Hysterectomy

Transgender Man Can Sue Hospital Over Denied Hysterectomy

Sep 19
A California transgender man can go ahead with a discrimination lawsuit against a Catholic hospital that canceled his hysterectomy, an appeals court ruled Tuesday.

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