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Clerics urge US to end family detention of immigrants

DILLEY, Texas (AP) — About 80 faith leaders from around the U.S. have signed a letter to President Barack Obama urging the government to stop …

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Southern Baptists discuss race, slavery and segregation

Southern Baptists discuss race, slavery and segregation

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Southern Baptist Convention is taking its biggest step to date to confront the legacy of support for slavery and s…

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Pope welcomes homeless to Sistine Chapel in surprise visit

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis made a surprise appearance Thursday in the Sistine Chapel to welcome a group of 150 homeless people who got a…

March 26, 2015 4:39 pm(0)

Religion news in brief

Religion news in brief

Personal afterlife accounts removed from Baptist bookstores

March 25, 2015 6:25 pm(0)

Pope meets relatives of Britons slain by Islamic State group

Pope meets relatives of Britons slain by Islamic State group

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Relatives of two British hostages killed by the Islamic State group met Wednesday with Pope Francis as part of efforts to …

March 25, 2015 12:23 pm Photos

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Rome's homeless to get guided private tour of Sistine Chapel

VATICAN CITY (AP) — First they got sleeping bags from Pope Francis. Then a shower and shave. Now Rome's homeless are getting a private, guided…

March 24, 2015 2:29 pm(0)

Pope finally gets his pizza _ albeit hand-delivered

Pope finally gets his pizza _ albeit hand-delivered

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis, who recently lamented he can't slip out and get a pizza like he used to, finally got a pie — albeit one hand-deliver…

March 23, 2015 12:07 pm(0)

Ex-Bob Jones president apologizes for 1980 anti-gay remarks

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The former president of Bob Jones University has apologized for saying in 1980 that homosexuals should be stoned, call…

March 23, 2015 11:26 am(0)

Pope: Earth's water must be protected, available to everyone

Pope: Earth's water must be protected, available to everyone

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is encouraging the world to ensure its water supplies are protected and available to all.

March 22, 2015 9:28 am Photos

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Pope in Naples: Resist local Mafiosi, seek honest jobs

Pope in Naples: Resist local Mafiosi, seek honest jobs

NAPLES, Italy (AP) — Pope Francis, visiting Italy's impoverished south on Saturday, encouraged Neapolitans to resist exploitation by Mafia don…

March 21, 2015 1:22 pm Photos

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Archdiocese takes parishioners of closed church to court

DEDHAM, Mass. (AP) — The Archdiocese of Boston has taken some parishioners to court in an effort to put an end to their 10-year vigil at a clo…

March 20, 2015 5:56 pm(0)

Pope: Death penalty represents 'failure,' fosters vengeance

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says nothing can justify the use of the death penalty and there is no "right" way to humanely kill another person.

March 20, 2015 5:02 pm(0)

Holocaust-denying bishop makes waves again with consecration

VATICAN CITY (AP) — A Holocaust-denying Catholic bishop who made headlines in 2009 when Pope Benedict XVI rehabilitated him and members of his…

March 18, 2015 1:49 pm(0)

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Religion news in brief

Presbyterians' new marriage definition includes gay marriage

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Presbyterians approve gay marriage in church constitution

Presbyterians approve gay marriage in church constitution

NEW YORK (AP) — The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has expanded its definition of marriage to include a "commitment between two people," recogni…

March 18, 2015 7:23 am(0)

Presbyterians approve gay marriage in church constitution

Presbyterians approve gay marriage in church constitution

NEW YORK (AP) — The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) approved redefining marriage in the church constitution Tuesday to include a "commitment betw…

March 17, 2015 10:58 pm(0)

Presbyterians approve gay marriage in church constitution

NEW YORK (AP) — The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) approved redefining marriage in the church constitution Tuesday to include a "commitment betw…

March 17, 2015 10:14 pm(0)
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