More on Religious Denominations

Opponents to Boy Scouts policy to launch alternative

A fledgling organization that opposed the Boys Scouts of America’s decision to accept openly gay Scouts announced Tuesday (July 9) … Continued

Fossil fuels are a faith issue

(AP) One day, our children, their children, will almost certainly ask, “What did you do to solve the climate challenge?” … 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

We aren’t at their mercy as much as they (or we) think we are

NEW YORK — The ancient dream of making money by simply moving money took a hit last week when Citibank … Continued

Some Jews can’t get jazzed over Hanukkah

Ayelet Waldman isn’t shy about sharing her true feelings about the upcoming Jewish festival of lights. “I loathe Hanukkah,” said … Continued

Prepare to chill out D.C.: Spiritual mega-teacher Eckhart Tolle makes first appearance

Just in time. Spiritual celeb-guru Eckhart Tolle is appearing in Washington next week for the first time – one night … Continued

Some Mormons separate gay marriage rights from church rites

Jim Urquhart Reuters Practicing Mormon Chad Smith and his daughters Kathryn, 6, left, and Olivia, 4, attend a gay pride … Continued

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Why are Millennials leaving the church?

Three-quarters of Millennialls agree that present-day Christianity has “good values and principles,” but strong majorities also agree that modern-day Christianity is “hypocritical” (58 percent), “judgmental” (62 percent), and “anti-gay” (64 percent).

‘Reverts’ return to their childhood faith

Bruce Boling will celebrate Easter Sunday this weekend among Southern Baptists, just as he did when he prayed at a … Continued

Cardinal Anthony J. Bevilacqua, ex-leader of Philadelphia archdiocese, dies at 88

Cardinal Anthony J. Bevilacqua, whose 15 years as shepherd of the 1.5 million-member Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia was marked by celebration … Continued