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Entries by Jaweed Kaleem from 05/2011

Progressive Christian Group Rejects Gay Rights Ad

Posted 05.09.2011 | Religion

An unusual controversy is brewing between one of the nation's largest progressive Christian organizations and a New York-based group that advocates fo...

Presbyterian Church Votes To Allow Openly Gay And Lesbian Clergy

Posted 05.11.2011 | Religion

The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) passed a historic measure Tuesday evening allowing openly gay men and women in same-sex relationships to be ordained ...

May 21, 2011: A Family Ready For The End Of The World (VIDEO)

Posted 05.19.2011 | Religion

HuffPost Religion reporter Jaweed Kaleem spent time with many individuals in and around the New York area who are advocates of Harold Camping's assert...

May 21, 2011: A Portrait Of True Believers In The 'End Of The World'

Posted 05.19.2011 | Religion

HARRISON, N.J. -- Circled dates dot a calendar on John Ramsey's refrigerator door. They show the busy life of a 25-year-old: dinner parties, birthdays...

Obama's Middle East Speech: Religious Leaders Respond

Posted 05.19.2011 | Religion

Religious leaders are responding to President Barack Obama's ‬much-anticipated speech on the Middle East, in which the president said that "all fait...

Harold Camping: The Man Behind 'Judgment Day,' May 21, 2011 (VIDEO)

Posted 05.20.2011 | Religion

Behind thousands of “Judgment Day” billboards on rural highways and city skylines, responsible for a small army of volunteers traipsing across the...

May 21 'Judgment Day' Believers React To Being Alive On May 22

Posted 05.22.2011 | Religion

'Judgment Day' came and went on Saturday, and John Ramsey hasn't been able to sleep. The 25-year-old Harrison, N.J. resident had rearranged his lif...

Missouri Tornado: Churches Coming Together to Pray and Help Victims

Posted 05.23.2011 | Religion

During the devastating tornado that ripped through Joplin, Mo. Sunday evening and killed at least 90 people, several churches were destroyed. Those th...

Judgment Day Predictor Harold Camping Speaks Out (Live Blog)

Posted 05.23.2011 | Religion

Harold Camping, the California preacher who via his multimillion-dollar Christian Family Radio stations had convinced a few thousand followers that th...

Americans Are Increasingly Praying For Their Health: Study

Posted 05.26.2011 | Religion

Americans, especially women and African-Americans, are increasingly turning to prayer when it comes to health issues, according to a new study publish...

Crystal Cathedral, California's Famous Multimillion-Dollar Megachurch, Is Up For Sale

Posted 05.27.2011 | Religion

NEW YORK -- Crystal Cathedral, one of the nation’s first modern megachurches and one that had come to define the movement’s opulent strain with it...

Pope Benedict XVI and Archbishop Timothy Dolan Will Join Matt Lauer On 'Today' At Vatican

Posted 05.31.2011 | Religion

In its first visit to the papal state since the death of Pope John Paul II, NBC’s "Today" show will broadcast live from Vatican City on Thursday in ...