Mike Huckabee, conservative Fox News talk show host and talked-about Republican candidate for president in 2016, said pastors around the nation ought to rally against Houston's mayor and send "thousands and thousands" of Bibles to her as a message in support of free speech.
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By Meredith Somers - The Washington Times
The Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Northwest celebrated its 150th anniversary Sunday, mere days after completion of an extensive renovation that brightened the sanctuary, patched the roof and installed glass doors at the entrance. Published October 19, 2014
The rabbi arrested last week for spying on women at a Georgetown synagogue had a history of inappropriate behavior, according to a statement from the Rabbinical Council of America.
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, city officials have laid down the law to Christian pastors within their community, telling them bluntly via an ordinance that if they refuse to marry homosexuals, they will face jail time and fines.
Pope Francis on Sunday beatified Pope Paul VI, concluding the remarkable meeting of bishops debating family issues that drew parallels to the tumultuous reforms of the Second Vatican Council which Paul oversaw and implemented.
A globally prominent rabbi led Jewish teenagers in a prayer vigil Monday outside the Metropolitan Opera to protest an opera they say glorifies Palestinian terrorists.
Todd Akin and Richard Mourdock are not on any ballot this year, but the failed 2012 Republican Senate hopefuls — and their troubles with the abortion issue — already have made at least one appearance in a 2014 campaign ad.
For nearly three quarters of a century, a member of the Ratti family has been enlisted as an officer or cadet in the U.S. Coast Guard.
Attorney General Eric Holder announced Friday that the federal government will recognize same-sex marriages in states affected by the Supreme Court's recent decision not to review decisions that overturned marriage bans in those states.
A North Carolina magistrate said he's resigning at the end of the month because he can't in good conscience marry gays.
Houston officials moved Friday to squelch a national outcry over religious freedom by removing a demand for sermons from subpoenas filed against five local pastors, but critics said the city's response doesn't go far enough.
Republicans and traditional family activists upset by the ongoing push of party leaders to embrace the gay-rights crowd and support same-sex marriage are rising up and vowing an election year fight.
The number of Catholic sisters in America has dropped by more than 70 percent over the last half-century, according to a recent study.
Critics called Thursday on Houston Mayor Annise Parker to withdraw subpoenas for church sermons issued as part of a lawsuit over a transgender rights ordinance, while city officials attempted to downplay the outcry as overblown.
A controversial monument at the entrance of a Georgia high school football stadium will be altered to remove its biblical scripture after complaints from atheists.
Deacons at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church in Alabama have launched a lawsuit to oust their minister, the Rev. Juan McFarland, after he first admitted to several affairs with parish women — and then confessed he has AIDS.
Count former GOP Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania, the last Republican standing against 2012 GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, as another heavyweight keeping an eye on 2016.
The Islamic State is increasingly struggling to justify its sanctioning of slavery, extortion, smuggling and murder against scholars and religious leaders who say the extremist group's Mafia-style tactics can't be reconciled with Muslim law.
More petitions for annulments are opened by Catholics in the U.S. than in any other country, but the number has dropped in the past two decades amid declining numbers of marriages, fewer divorces and perceptions of a stigma from the church, analysts say.
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