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Poll: American Trust In Clergy Members Hits New Low

A record number of people throughout the United States have expressed a lack of trust in clergy members, according to a new poll.


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Funeral Set for Ocean City Pastor Killed in Fire

A funeral service has been scheduled for an Ocean City pastor who died in a fire at his church.


A worker cleans green paint from the organ in the Bethlehem Chapel at the National Cathedral on July 30, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Vandalized Churches in D.C. Hold Sunday Services

The Washington National Cathedral and another church have opened their doors to parishioners after being vandalized with green paint.


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National Cathedral Rings Bells to Cheer Gay Marriage

The National Cathedral is pealing its church bells, along with some other Washington churches, to celebrate the Supreme Court’s decisions on gay marriage.


A new study finds that religiously affiliated youth are more successful than their counterparts. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Study: Church-Friendly Teens Fare Better In Education

Church-friendly American teens are far more likely to graduate high school and succeed in education than their religiously unaffiliated peers.


Egyptian Copts hold crosses with a picture of Jesus Christ as they take part in the Good Friday procession along the Via Dolorosa in Jerusalem's old city on April 13, 2012 ahead of Orthodox Easter. (credit: JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

New Zealand Priest Claims That Jesus Was ‘Probably’ Gay

A New Zealand Anglican priest claims that Jesus was “probably” gay.


People sing during a service at Victory World Church on March 3, 2012 in Norcross, Ga. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Gotta Have Faith: Poll Finds Nearly 70 Percent Of Americans Are Religious

A new Gallup poll shows that nearly 70 percent of Americans find religion plays an important role in their lives.


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Archdiocese Apologizes To Lesbian Denied Communion At Mother’s Funeral

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington has apologized to a woman who was denied Holy Communion at her mother’s funeral Mass because she is a lesbian.


President Barack Obama arrives to speak during the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 2, 2012. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Religious Groups Outraged Over White House Birth Control Mandate

The Obama administration’s decision requiring church-affiliated employers to cover birth control was bound to cause an uproar among Roman Catholics and members of other faiths, no matter their beliefs on contraception.


Photo of a candlelight vigil outside the National City Christian Church on Jan. 20, 2005 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Former D.C. Church Official Sentenced For Embezzling Nearly $1 Million

The former chief financial officer of a historic church in Washington has been sentenced to more than eight years in prison for embezzling $850,000 from the institution.