Southern Baptists ready to put spotlight on sex-abuse crisis

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.

Amid broad drop in charitable donations, giving to God down $3 billion last year

Charitable giving by individual Americans in 2018 suffered its biggest drop since the Great Recession of 2008-09, in part because of Republican-backed changes in tax policy, according to the latest comprehensive report on Americans' giving patterns.

Opponents in LGBT case agree: It's not about wedding cake

In a legal case with profound implications for LGBT rights and religion's place in public life, the opposing sides agree on this: It's not about the cake.

US court bars Trump from reversing transgender troop policy

A federal judge on Monday (Oct. 31) barred President Donald Trump's administration from proceeding with plans to exclude transgender people from military service.