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Church official seeks bail after high court nixes conviction

8 hours agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

A former Philadelphia church official imprisoned over his handling of abuse complaints is seeking bail after Pennsylvania’s highest court granted him a new trial.

Engineering an enhanced human? The more religious you are, the less likely you'll want to.

17 hours agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Most Americans find human enhancement technologies worrying. Religion plays a big role in shaping those attitudes.

As a young evangelical, I believed a bestselling book that warned me to stay 'pure' until marriage. I still have a stain on my heart.

18 hours agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

In 1997, Joshua Harris book "I Kissed Dating Goodbye" ushered thousands of young evangelicals into 'purity culture.' Two decades later, some of us are grappling with the harm it caused us.

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

yesterdayReligion / Islam : On Faith

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:

Court won’t reinstate church official’s conviction

yesterdayReligion / Islam : On Faith

The first U.S. church official convicted over his handling of priest abuse complaints could leave prison after the Pennsylvania Supreme Court agreed his conviction was flawed.

Man accused of threatening on Facebook to burn Boston mosque

yesterdayReligion / Islam : On Faith

A Massachusetts man has been charged with threatening to burn down Boston’s largest mosque and making other threats to the Muslim community.

Atheists sue Missouri officials over Baptist convention

yesterdayReligion / Islam : On Faith

A group of atheists has sued Kansas City, Missouri, officials over the planned use of $65,000 in tourism tax dollars to aid an upcoming Baptist convention.

A Q&A with the D.C. pastor who is in charge of the Democratic convention

yesterdayReligion / Islam : On Faith

After midnight, Daughtry walked to each important spot in the convention center to pray over what would happen there.

Hillary Clinton's history of faith is long and rich. This week, she should talk about it.

yesterdayReligion / Islam : On Faith

Clinton has searched before for spiritual mooring for herself and for the nation. This week, she needs to find it.

Buddhist monk gets prison for stealing from temple to gamble

2 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

A Buddhist monk has been sentenced to 30 months in prison after pleading guilty to embezzling more than $260,000 from the Louisiana temple he led and gambling most of the money at a casino.

Evangelical leader and author Tim LaHaye dies at 90

2 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

LaHaye co-wrote the "Left Behind" series that sold more than 65 million copies.

Jew on death row sues to keep kosher after chicken dinner

2 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

A Jewish inmate on Kentucky’s death row is suing in federal court, saying he was unfairly removed from a kosher meals program for eating an unlabeled meal of rotisserie chicken.

On Islam, the GOP has lost its mind and forfeited its soul

2 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

If the goal of terrorism is to stoke fear and fuel animosity, then Trump’s party is extending the impact of ISIS.

Pope condemns terrorism and violence in Munich and Kabul

3 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Pope Francis has condemned “deplorable acts of terrorism and violence” in Munich and Kabul that have left dozens dead in recent days.

Francis and Poland differ on migrants ahead of pope’s visit

3 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Support for migrants is so central to Pope Francis’ vision for the church that he has made welcoming them a potential test for those seeking entry to Heaven on Judgment Day.

Boy Scouts faring well a year after easing ban on gay adults

4 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

There were dire warnings for the Boy Scouts of America a year ago when the group’s leaders, under intense pressure, voted to end a long-standing blanket ban on participation by openly gay adults. Several of the biggest sponsors of Scout units, including the Roman Catholic, Mormon and Southern Baptist churches, were openly dismayed, raising the prospect of mass defections.

California governor denies parole for Manson follower

5 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

California Gov. Jerry Brown is denying parole for Leslie Van Houten, the youngest follower of murderous cult leader Charles Manson.

Baker wants US Supreme Court to hear gay wedding cake case

5 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

A suburban Denver baker who refused to make a cake for a same-sex wedding is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear his case after a lower court ruled he must provide the service despite his Christian beliefs.

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