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The Army Chaplain Who Quit Over 'Unaccountable Killing' of Obama’s Secretive Drone Program
As a witness to the removal of fallen U.S. troops from Afghanistan, Army Chaplain Christopher John Antal can’t recall a time when that solemn ceremony wasn’t conducted without the presence of drones passing along the horizon. They were sleek and quiet, making a gentle humming noise as they flew
Some Churches Say They'll Cut Ties to Boy Scouts Following Its Lifting Ban on Gay Scouts
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 national ban on admitting openly gay Scouts. Openly gay adults will still be barred from leadership roles in the organization. "I think I
Boy Scouts Vote to End Ban on Gay Scouts; Gay Adults Still Barred From Leadership Roles
The Boy Scouts of America today voted to lift its longtime ban on admitting gay Scouts but will continue to exclude openly gay adults from leadership roles. The vote by its 1,400 national membership came as no surprise to gay rights advocates, who hailed it as a first step to ending discriminatory
End of Ramadan Celebrations Canceled, Downgraded
Muslims Tone Down Eid, a Holiday Falling on Anniversary of 9/11 Terrorist Attacks
Church Gunman Brought 76 Shells and Expected to Use Them
The gunman who yesterday shot up a Tennessee church that embraced gays and other liberal causes left behind a long letter fuming that he couldn't find a job and expressing a profound "hatred for the liberal movement," police said today. Jim D. Adkisson, 58, ranted that "liberals and gays" taking
Gunman Goes on Shooting Spree in Church
It was a joyful musical Sunday morning at a church in Knoxville Tennessee when a man with a gun barged in and started shooting. He killed at least one person and wounded eight. There is speculation tonight that this might might have been a hate crime. This is church that was very open to gays and
'The Gospel According to Springsteen'
Author talks to Father Beck about the spiritual themes in Springsteen's music.
What's Your Spirituality?
It's user friendly guide to spirituality in our next guest takes you through it with humor and touch of sarcasm. Please welcome Huffington Post associate living editor for upon Reno welcome. Me. You read a column called my spiritual journey and you're gonna walk us through some of what that trip
Church develops online course to handle predators
It was a shocking moment for members of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Manchester, N.H.: One of their congregants was accused of sexually abusing an underage relative. Church leaders gave the man one chance to remain. He had to sign an agreement to stay away from any church setting where
The Note: Looking Down at the Shoes of Life
WASHINGTON, Jan. 26 In the grand tradition of Cathie Martin, The Note presents our weekly Friday Follies, in which we dump all the best stuff late, in order to get limited pick up in Saturday papers (and/but what a big news political weekend it is going to be -- with Bush war counseling, Hillary