The Mizoram Synod, a constituent body of the Presbyterian Church of India, has decided to break with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) over theological disagreements on gay clergy and same-sex marriage.
- World religious leaders urge global response to crises at G8 summit
"The increasingly complex and perilous times in which we live require globalapproaches," the religious leaders said."At the heart of our reflections are principles and values common to our religionsand universally upheld: the essential and irrevocable dignity of all human beings,accountability for the goodness of creation, the ultimate value of reconciliation…
- Pakistani churches criticize government’s refusal to amend blasphemy law
"We are disappointed by the stand taken by the Prime Minister," said Joseph Francis, director of CLAAS (Centre for Legal Aid Assistance & Settlement), which has defended dozens of Christians and Muslims charged under the law."With the protests growing from both sides, we were expecting the government to take a…
- First Presbyterian Dallas’ gun buyback day countered with firearms auction
Two groups with identical intentions — but very different messages — found themselves at a literal crossroads Saturday in downtown Dallas. To read full article, click here.