GOP puts faith in muting religious differences

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Times) The Republican National Convention has been an ecumenical event, as people laid aside religious differences in the name of backing Mitt Romney and defeating President Obama. more…

Priest posts regrets for sex-abuse comments

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) A New York priest apologized Thursday after coming under criticism for saying that priests accused of child sex abuse are often seduced by their accusers and more…

N.J. lawmaker: Ban 'conversion therapy' for minors

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Bergen County News-Record) Assemblyman Tim Eustace on Thursday announced plans to introduce legislation that would ban the controversial practice known as "conversion therapy" aimed at changing the sexual more…

Friar: Sometimes teens seduce priests

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Huffington Post) In a recent interview with the National Catholic Register, Father Benedict Groeschel, of the conservative Franciscan Friars of the Renewal, said that teens act as seducers more…

Israel appeals forgery decision

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Biblical Archaeology Review) The Israel government has appealed Jerusalem Judge Aharon Farkash's decision in the case of the "Jehoash" inscription, an inscription which, if authentic, would be the more…