| Jan 25, 2013
| 5:39 PM
Roe v. Wade — the U.S. Supreme Court decision that decriminalized abortion and sparked America's unending second Civil War — hit the big 4-0 this week.
At the decision's midlife, it's the United States that faces a soul-searching crisis....
| Jan 10, 2013
| 8:09 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Manhattan federal judge refused to block a New York City regulation requiring people who perform circumcisions and use their mouths to draw away blood from the wound on a baby's penis to first obtain written consent from the...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 10:58 AM
The top 10 stories of 2011 included limitations on skateboarders; an arrest for alleged rapes and sexual assaults; flood recovery; Marine Life Protection Act implementation delay in Laguna; the Heisler Park renovation; the Resource Center pulling out from...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 3:08 PM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A Republican state senator is pushing for Indiana's public school students to start the school day by reciting the Lord's Prayer amid what he calls an "attack" on religion in the schools.
Senate education committee chairman...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 12:49 PM
It's a place many parents send their children to learn – but should public school classrooms also be a place for faith? What if just Christian faith is promoted? Northern Indiana Senator Dennis Kruse, a Republican, is sponsoring a bill that would...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 7:14 AM
Adelle M. Banks writes for the Religion News Service that boths sides are unhappy with a proposal by the Boy Scouts to accept gay scouts, but not gay leaders:
Conservative and liberal religious leaders may not agree on much, but both are expressing...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 4:19 PM
The annual Easter egg hunt will once again take place on Sunday at Laguna Beach High School's baseball field.
The Easter Bunny will stop by at 12:30 p.m. for pictures. The egg hunt — some 2,000 eggs will be filled with candy and then hidden...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 9:29 AM
The Sunday morning chat shows will get religion for Easter. They also will focus on the gay marriage issues before the U.S. Supreme Court.
Cardinal Timothy Egan, archbishop of New York, will be a guest on ABC's "This Week" and CBS' "Face the Nation."...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 11:05 PM
Q. I’m a parent and a Christian. I’m shocked that the city would allow the circus to take place during Holy Week where there are so many religious events taking place. Can the city make sure the circus never is here during Holy Week in the...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 7:21 AM
The latest show from the British director and South African puppeteers of Broadway’s award-winning “War Horse,” a premiere of a chamber opera based on a Chekhov short story, performance by Aaron Neville and the Kronos Quartet and talks...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 12:22 PM
SEATTLE (AP) — "People used to ask, when are you getting married?" Shelly Crocker says, leaning across the table at a north Seattle donut shop next to her wife, Sandy Kibort, and their daughter, Emma Kibort-Crocker.
"I always told them, 'Well, the...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 12:14 PM
Jimmy Carter in 2009 announced he was severing ties with the Southern Baptist Convention after six decades because the leadership clings to the doctrine that "women are subservient to their husbands, and prohibited from serving as deacons, pastors or...