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EXCERPTS: Billy Graham on sin, salvation and ‘trendy religion’

RNS () — Evangelist Billy Graham, who preached the gospel for more than seven decades, has written his 32nd book: … Continued

Barber wins right to continue haircuts for the homeless

HARTFORD, Conn. — Every Wednesday around 5 p.m., the homeless start lining up in Bushnell Park. They come for the … Continued

Religious groups OK with gay Scout ban for years now say no problem. What gives?

For years, the biggest faith groups in the Boy Scouts Mormons, Catholics and Methodists supported the organization’s ban on openly … Continued

All eyes on Texas, S.C. church property fights

When disgruntled congregations have left hierarchical denominations such as the Episcopal Church, they’ve often lost property battles as civil courts … Continued

Hope after Russia’s adoption ban: Adopting justice

DMITRY LOVETSKY ASSOCIATED PRESS Children look on in the Republican Hospital for Infectious Diseases, which specializes in treating HIV-positive children … Continued

Where was God?

Newtown, I just have one question today for our readers. Where was God? The shooting massacre we saw in Newtown, … Continued

Fate of accused abusive pastor in the hands of his flock

STOVER, Mo. — The Rev. Travis Smith paced First Baptist Church’s sanctuary, decorated for the holidays with poinsettias and a … Continued

Remembering transgender voices

On Sunday, the Boston-area trans community came together for the 14th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance . This global celebration … Continued

Election Day Communion aims to heal the partisan breach

Come to me, all ye who are weary of negative political ads and burdened by the wounds of a brutal … Continued

Saints are back in style

This month is a momentous one for saints in the Catholic Church. After naming two new doctors of the church … Continued