Churches sever ties with Boy Scouts

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABC NEWS) A number of churches that previously sponsored Boy Scout troops have said they plan to sever ties to the organization following its decision to lift a longtime more…

Gitmo guard converts to Islam

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (HUNTSVILLE TIMES) – Terry Holdbrooks Jr., 29, wears the beard of a bald Amish guy, the tattoos of a punk kid, and the twitchy alertness of a military more…

Punishing black woman's speech causes ruckus

by Bob Unruh -- A Christian employee of a university who was punished for publicly expressing a personal opinion is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review her case. Crystal Dixon, a  more…

France's 1st 'gay' wedding broadcast to nation

by -NO AUTHOR- -- MONTPELLIER, France (AP) — In a historic ceremony broadcast live on French television, the first gay couple to marry in France said, “Oui,” and then sealed the deal with a more…

Vatican: 100,000 Christians killed annually

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE) — More than 100,000 Christians are killed each year because of their faith, and millions more face bigotry, intolerance and marginalization because of their beliefs, more…