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.
- Coptic Christian church destroyed by Egypt looters
There has been a string of attacks on Christians in different provinces in Egypt since Mohammed Morsi was forced from office, with Coptic Christians saying they have been singled out for campaigning against him. In the village of Dalga, near the central Egyptian city of Minya, a church was looted…
- Princeton Theological Seminary receives $1.1 million grant to study confirmation (link)
PRINCETON — Princeton Theological Seminary has received a $1.1 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to fund a study that will provide church leaders with strategies to help children connect with their religion, officials said. Confirmation, a rite in many Christian faiths, will be studied in five North American Protestant denominations…
- The seven people Americans trust more than their pastor.
Who do people regard as the most honest and ethical person in their lives? New data from Gallup indicates that, for most Americans, the answer is not a pastor or clergyman; it's a nurse or pharmacist. read more