Religion News Service - VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis has defrocked former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after Vatican officials found him guilty of soliciting for sex while hearing confession and sexual crimes against minors and adults, the Holy See said Saturday.
Religion News Service - "I honestly never thought change would come in my lifetime," says guest blogger Kristin Lowe. But the Mormon temple ceremony did indeed change to be more inclusive of women, which filled her with hope.
Religion News Service - - The scandal over sexual abuse in the Southern Baptist Convention provides no satisfaction to us Catholics, but it does allow us to test our theories about the causes of abuse.
Religion News Service - CHICAGO - LGBTQ-affirming United Methodists are split over which proposed plan to support at the denomination's special session - and what they'll do if a plan passes that strengthens rules against the full inclusion of LGBTQ people.