| Dec 18, 2013
Harold Camping didn't live to see the end of the world.
The Oakland-based radio preacher, who died Sunday, drew international attention, much of it in the form of ridicule, when he predicted — more than once — the precise date of the Rapture...
| Jan 9, 2013
Craig Barnes writes for The Christian Century about the quandary ministers face when they become friends with members of the congregation. For Pastor Barnes, it was the hurt and sense of betrayal felt by an elder and friend when Barnes decided to leave...
| May 15, 2013
ABC announced its 2013-2014 prime time schedule on Tuesday, adding fourteen new shows and a Disney/Pixar special to its programming roster. “We are taking some big swings with groundbreaking shows this season, and staying close to our roots with...
| Jun 5, 2011
Of the 44 U.S. presidents, all but a handful have been affiliated with a relatively narrow list of traditional Protestant denominations.
Eleven were Episcopalians (12 if you count Thomas Jefferson, whose adult beliefs are a subject of debate), eight were...
| Jan 25, 2011
For 40 years as a bishop in Mexico's impoverished Chiapas state, Samuel Ruiz championed the rights of the long-suffering Maya Indians who dominate the lush region. He learned their languages and adopted their customs into Roman Catholic practice.
| Jan 25, 2011
| 6:31 PM
Text of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, as provided by the White House:
Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, distinguished guests and fellow Americans:
Last month, I went to Andrews Air Force Base and welcomed...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 6:24 PM
The following are the remarks of President Barack Obama, as prepared for delivery.
Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow Americans:
Last month, I went to Andrews Air Force Base and welcomed home some of...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 7:14 PM
Like their contemporaries, the Frank family of nearby Amsterdam, the Ten Booms of Haarlem, Holland, who weren't Jewish, were persecuted for providing refuge to Jews duringWorld War II.
Another contrast: While Anne Frank's words survived via her famous...
| Feb 10, 2012
A seminar on the basics of the Christian faith will be offered from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at Galilee Lutheran Church, 4652 Mountain Road in Pasadena. Seminar will cover the Ten Commandments, Apostles Creed, Lord's...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 4:47 PM
Escalating his attack on President Obama over matters of faith and politics, Republican presidential contender Rick Santorum said Monday that Obama had been "particularly weak" in protecting religious liberty around the world and compared him to "tyrants"...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 7:23 AM
Rev. James Carter
Title: Pastor since July 1 at New Presbyterian Church,Pompano Beach.
Other job experience: Former Army chaplain at West Point and U.S. Army War College, Carisle, Pa.; former chaplain for Fourth Infantry Division and senior chaplain...