Bishop John Shelby Spong, firebrand who championed LGBTQ inclusion, has died

Bishop John Shelby Spong, a bestselling author and cleric known for his progressive theology and his support of LGBTQ clergy in the Episcopal Church, has died. He was 90.

Like Joe Biden, many Catholics find the rosary to be a comfort and anchor in crisis

Long a staple of Catholic life, the rosary is back in the spotlight with the election of Joe Biden, who will become the nation’s second Catholic president when he is inaugurated in January. The president-elect often carries a set of rosary beads with him that once belonged to his son Beau, who died in 2015.

 

American faith groups agree: Trump should act more presidential

Most Americans agree that President Donald Trump’s personal conduct is an issue.

New Mormon policy no longer calls same-sex marriage 'apostasy'

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced April 4 that church members in same-sex marriages will no longer be considered apostates. The change also clears the way for their children to be baptized.