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Pastor who pushes corporal punishment accused of abuse

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A pastor known for promoting corporal punishment has been accused of physically abusing a woman for 25 … Continued

Pastors to challenge IRS over political endorsements, and they’re likely to get away with it

LOS ANGELES — In a matter of days, some 1,400 American pastors are planning to break the law. And they’re … Continued

Seventh-day Adventists facing pressure on allowing female clergy

Two U.S. regional groups of the Seventh-day Adventist Church have recently approved the ordination of women pastors, moving faster than … Continued

Tyler Clementi’s parents leave evangelical church over views on homosexuality

RIDGEWOOD, N.J. — The parents of Tyler Clementi have left their longtime evangelical church due to its views on homosexuality. … Continued

Aurora worshippers seek solace, guidance after movie theater shooting

AURORA, Colo. — Worshippers in this city rocked by Friday’s (July 20) mass shooting flocked to church Sunday, seeking solace … Continued

Pastor perseveres despite autism diagnosis

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — The Rev. Henry Clarke has always enjoyed solving puzzles. But until he was diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome … Continued

North Carolina approves ban on same-sex marriage

WILMINGTON, N.C. — The sign outside the polling station at Devon Park United Methodist Church exemplified this state’s struggle with … Continued

Bishops’ ‘religious liberty’ point man gets a promotion

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — If there is any Catholic bishop in the U.S. who probably didn’t need a bigger platform, it … Continued

Pastor says hospitality staff can’t live by bread alone

SPOKANE, Wash. — Kevin Finch grew up in meat and potatoes country, a small town off of Flathead Lake in … Continued

Rick Warren to hold 9/11 service

Pastor Rick Warren, founder of Saddleback Church in California, is organizing memorial services in New York for the tenth anniversary … Continued