ATLANTA — Lecrae is dubbed a Christian rapper, but he considers himself a rapper who happens to be Christian.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Hillsong UNITED used their chart-topping song “Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)” to bring home five trophies Tuesday night at the Dove Awards.
BURLINGTON, N.C. — The clergy gathered in the second-floor conference room at the First Baptist Church here were pondering whether this midterm election might be different from other midterm elections.
WASHINGTON — Tucking into a dish of Scottish haggis is not a task for the fainthearted. There are various haggis recipes, but basically it is sheep’s pluck — the heart, lungs and liver — cooked together, then mixed with suet and oatmeal and boiled in a sheep’s stomach, then served, sometimes…
ROME — Diego Maradona and Roberto Baggio were among a host of former soccer stars who played in an interreligious charity match backed by Pope Francis on Monday night.
HELENA — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Helena is asking a judge to approve an agreement with its insurers that would provide the bulk of the funding for a proposed settlement with hundreds of people who say they were sexually abused by clergy.
St. Vincent Healthcare’s Clinical Pastoral Education program has received accreditation by the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education Inc. as a satellite program center.
From left, Gayla Bradberry, Mary Fuqua and Rita Graeber learn the different sounds associated with notes during a sacred harp singing session June 15 at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church.
Amy Letson leads other singers in a hymn during a sacred harp singing session at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church.
Gayla Bradberry sings during sacred harp singing practice June 15 at St. Andrew.
Instructor Amy Letson swings her arm to the beat of the music while leading singers in a song at a Sacred Harp Singing session June 15 at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church.
Mary Fuqua sings during a Sacred Harp Singing session at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church in Billings.
WASHINGTON — Let’s look at the reality on the ground in the Middle East: Iraq and Syria are effectively partitioned along sectarian lines; Lebanon and Yemen are close to fracturing; Turkey, Egypt and Saudi Arabia survive intact, but as increasingly authoritarian states.
WASHINGTON — To understand why religious freedom matters, put yourself in the position of someone who is part of a minority faith tradition in a town or nation that overwhelmingly adheres to a different creed. Then judge public practices by how they would affect the hypothetical you.
LARAMIE, Wyo. — As a young, single woman in graduate school, Sally Palmer was attacked by a man asking for directions while on her daily run.
Congress has proclaimed that the first Thursday in May — May 1, this year — is set aside as a National Day of Prayer. There will be a National Prayer Breakfast and similar state celebrations conspicuously attended by elected officials, politicians and sectarian persons.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Federal government lawyers are opposing a request from Catholic organizations in Wyoming for a court order to block the birth control coverage requirement in the federal health care overhaul.
WASHINGTON — Religion makes a lot of mistakes.
WASHINGTON — Social and religious conservatives should have been the first to oppose the Arizona Legislature’s effort to allow businesses to discriminate against same-sex couples on religious grounds.