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Gay Marriage At Presbyterian Church (USA) General Assembly Voted Down

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Jaweed Kaleem   |   July 6, 2012

Members of the nation's largest Presbyterian denomination on Friday voted against a proposal that would have created a path to same-sex marriage ceremonies in the...

Gordon Solomon, Pastor At Christ's Community Church, Accused Of Two-Year Sexual Relationship With A Child (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post   |  Kathleen Miles   |   July 9, 2012

A local spiritual leader shocked and devastated his congregants Wednesday when he was arrested for allegedly engaging in a two-year sexual relationship with a 14-year-old...

Valarie Hodges, Louisiana Lawmaker, Retracts Support For Voucher Program Because Of Muslim School Inclusion

The Huffington Post   |  Laura Hibbard   |   July 6, 2012

Louisiana Rep. Valarie Hodges, R-Watson, is retracting her support for Gov. Bobby Jindal's voucher program, after realizing the money could be applied to Muslim schools,...

André Carson, Indiana Congressman, Says U.S. Public Schools Should Be Modeled After Islamic Schools, (VIDEO) (UPDATE)

The Huffington Post   |  Laura Hibbard   |   July 6, 2012

André Carson, the U.S. Representative for Indiana's 7th Congressional District, created controversy when he told an Islamic Circle of North America convention that American schools...

Lori N, Albuquerque Woman, Tries To Sell Soul On eBay

  |   July 6, 2012

How much is a soul worth? A down-on-her-luck freelance writer in Albuquerque, N.M., tried to sell her soul on eBay. The listing appears to no...

Colorado Wildfire Displaces Women Religious But Finds Them Support, Sisterhood

National Catholic Reporter   |  Melissa Musick Nussbaum   |   July 6, 2012

By Melissa Musick Nussbaum National Catholic Reporter Sr. Jeannette Kneifel was in the convent house chapel June 26 when she saw the fire that would...

South Carolina Students May Receive Credit For Religious 'Released Time' Courses, Court Rules

The Huffington Post   |  Gregory Kristof   |   July 6, 2012

In a "tremendous victory for religious education," a South Carolina court has ruled that students may receive credit for taking religious courses that meet secular...

China Ordains Bishop Despite Vatican's Objections, Excommunication Threat

AP   |   July 6, 2012

BEIJING -- China has ordained a bishop in the state-run Catholic church despite Vatican protests that he lacked papal approval. The official China News Service...

Faith Inspires: Muslim Heroes Highlights Leaders In The Muslim Community

The Huffington Post   |  Jahnabi Barooah   |   July 7, 2012

Editor's note: Every week, HuffPost Religion shines a spotlight on religious people doing good work in their communities. If you would like to recommend a...

Women Bishops: Church Of England To Vote On Female Ordination

The Huffington Post UK   |  Paul Vale   |   July 6, 2012

The Church of England is preparing to vote on Monday on whether to allow women to be ordained as Bishops. Should the vote find in...

'The Choice': Rob Kardashian Says Jesus Helped Him Pick A Date (VIDEO)

  |   July 8, 2012

Rob Kardashian was looking for love on "The Choice" (Thu., 9 p.m. ET on Fox) Thursday night, and he claimed to have a helping hand...
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Presbyterians Reject Divestment Related To Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Jaweed Kaleem   |   July 6, 2012

Members of the largest U.S. Presbyterian denomination rejected a controversial proposal Thursday night to divest millions of dollars of investments in companies that many members...
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