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Obama Reaffirms Religious Liberty in First Visit to US Mosque

By Mary Alice Salinas WHITE HOUSE— President Barack Obama pressed for unity in America during his first visit to a U.S. mosque as the nation’s...

LGBTI picket of anti-gay Anglican leaders

Church punishes US gay allies. No action against gay oppressors London - Fifty African lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and inter-sex (LGBTI) people picketed the global...

Anglican Church Punishes American Church Over Gay Marriage

Anglican leaders have barred a liberal US branch from decision-making for allowing same-sex marriage. Anglicans have been divided on the issue since the US Episcopal...

Mormons Planning Protests, Mass Resignations Over ‘Gay Apostate’ Church Ruling

By Nathan James Following a policy change by the Church of Latter-Day Saints which declared married gay and lesbian couples to be "apostates of the...

Kenyan Church Welcomes LGBT Members

By Rael Ombuor NAIROBI — In early September, the Anglican Church of Kenya revoked a priest’s license and suspended four others for alleged homosexual activity. It...

In South Africa, Gospel Music Reigns Supreme

By Darren Taylor JOHANNESBURG — What is the most listened-to music in South Africa? Is it R&B, like in many other African countries? Or maybe...

Pope’s Outspoken Views Rattle U.S. Conservatives but Not U.N.

  By Thalif Deen UNITED NATIONS - Pope Francis’ outspoken views on some of the politically-charged hot button issues – including refugees, migration, human rights, climate...

Pope Francis’s Encyclical on Climate Change

NEWARK, N.J. – On Friday, Pope Francis spoke to the United Nations and called on all nations to become good stewards of planet Earth....

Why I’m Not Feeling Pope Francis’ USA Visit

I am no papal hater. I recognize that a lot of who I am, both good and bad, comes from my Catholic upbringing. My father...

Pope Francis Angers Traditionalists With Interfaith Views

By Jerome Socolovsky WASHINGTON — In 2006, before he was Pope Francis, Archbishop Jorge Bergoglio of Buenos Aires was invited to an open-air Pentecostal worship...