The trial of Bishop Minerva Carcaño is a first for a United Methodist bishop.
A prominent Latina bishop in the United Methodist Church is facing a church trial this week on multiple charges of harassment, fiscal malfeasance and a general charge of disobedience.
After a judge dismissed their lawsuit, the 36 churches in the Western North Carolina Conference agreed to leave under the denomination's exit plan.
A group of 36 United Methodist churches in North Carolina have agreed to leave the denomination.
The school in Spokane, Washington, joins a sliver of Christian colleges and universities who are hiring faculty in same-sex marriages.
Whitworth University, a Christian school affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), has revised its policies to allow for the hiring of faculty who identify as LGBTQ and to add sexual orientation to its non-discrimination statement.
Jim Goldston and wife Agnes accused of poisoning neighbor's three dogs
Southern Baptists have been dogged by leadership scandals for years. Now they have a different kind of abuse scandal on their hands.
In the PRRI study, 57% of Americans say they seldom or never attend religious services. Among those who do, 89% said they were proud to be associated with their congregation.
For American religion, the story of decline just won’t let up. But among those who remain churchgoers, there’s a happier story, too.
With the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan nearly two years ago, churches across the country began extending an embrace to refugees.
A North Carolina Superior Court judge dismissed a lawsuit filed last year by 36 United Methodist churches demanding to sever their ties to the denomination.
In the wake of what may be Turkey’s deadliest earthquake, Samaritan’s Purse, the Christian humanitarian relief organization, announced it would send a 52-bed emergency field hospital to the city of Antakya, historically known as Antioch.
(RNS) — South Carolina’s largest United Methodist church is gearing up to break from the denomination with a formal vote expected next month. Mt. Horeb United Methodist, located in Lexington, South Carolina, 17 miles from ...