| Feb 7, 2014
| 1:35 PM
Q: I'm a member of the United States Power Squadrons, and every year we hold a nonsectarian memorial service in a church for members who died the previous year. The doxology is sung after the offering. This response refers to the Father, Son and Holy...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 7:13 PM
A group of religious leaders filed a federal lawsuit Thursday against Los Angeles County over a Board of Supervisors' decision to place a cross on the county's seal.
Supervisors voted 3 to 2 last month to add the cross to the top of the San Gabriel...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 2:00 AM
Isaac Hametz doesn't identify as an Orthodox Jew, and neither do many of the Jewish people living in downtown. But the 30-year-old was enlisted by the leader of Lloyd Street's B'nai Israel congregation for a singularly Orthodox quest: Determine how to...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 1:30 PM
"As the son of a Manx Methodist atheist and a refugee German Jewish atheist," Matthew Kneale tells us in the first sentence of "An Atheist's History of Belief: Understanding Our Most Extraordinary Invention," "I have never been much of a believer." It's a...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 6:22 AM
Philip Seymour Hoffman was always one of my favorites. It always seemed to me that he didn't make bad movies, and I've always attributed that to a belief that Hoffman's talent elevated everyone around him.
Like a lot of appreciators of film, upon...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 9:56 AM
Utah has filed its opening salvo defending its ban on gay marriage, while in Virginia, a federal judge will hear arguments about that state’s similar law in the latest legal maneuvering over the right for same-sex couples to marry.
| Feb 5, 2014
| 5:05 AM
VOICES OF FAITH: CATHOLICS KEPT THEIR SAINTS, AND THE MORMONS ADDED MORE. DID PROTESTANTS DISCARD THE IDEA?
A SAINT IN EVERYONE
The Rev. Perry Sukstorf, Redeemer Lutheran Church, Kansas City, Mo.: While the term Protestant has had many different...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Q: I'm a member of the U.S. Power Squadron, and every year we hold a non-sectarian memorial service in a church for members who died the previous year. The doxology is sung after the offering. This response refers to the Father, Son and Holy Ghost....
| Jan 27, 2014
| 9:20 AM
The Supreme Court on Friday gave the Little Sisters of the Poor, a Catholic order of nuns, temporary relief on their claim that filling out a government form saying they're against providing contraceptive services to employees was tantamount to...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 12:30 PM
It's been a tough 24 hours for the "Duck Dynasty" cast -- or for Phil Robertson, at least.
In case you've missed the media blitz, the reality star was lambasted online and then promptly suspended from the A&E reality series in the wake of his comments...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 1:04 PM
Hampton Roads remembers slain civil rights hero Martin Luther King Jr. with a variety of musical salutes, parades and gatherings. Here are news releases containing details of some events taking place Jan. 17-20, 2014.