Mike Pompeo’s Anti-Gay Views Should Disqualify Him

Anyone who suggests homosexuality is a “perversion” is unfit to be secretary of state.

California Lawmakers Consider Bill That Treats Conversion Therapy Like Consumer Fraud

The bill aims to make advertising or selling conversion therapy a fraudulent business practice.

Saudi Arabia’s Public Cinema Ban Lifts With A Showing Of ‘Black Panther’

The push for public theaters is part of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s larger package of economic and social reforms.

This California Church Is Hosting A Beyoncé Mass

San Francisco’s Grace Cathedral is using Beyoncé’s music to highlight black female spirituality.

Germany Confronts Rising Anti-Semitism After Rap Duo With Holocaust Lyrics Wins Award

The country has experienced an uptick in anti-Semitic incidents in recent months.

LGBTQ Arabs Share Stories Of The Social Stigma Of Growing Up Queer

A new campaign aims to show how queer activism survives under political, cultural and religious constraints.

The Quebec Mosque Shooting Shows A Double Standard For Far-Right Extremism

Shooter Alexandre Bissonnette mainlined anti-Islam, anti-refugee media before killing six Muslim men in 2017.

Chilling Study Sums Up Link Between Religion And Suicide For Queer Youth

“Religious groups who stigmatize LGBT people should be aware of the potential damage they can do.”

Of Course Jesus Is Black: ‘That S**t Doesn’t Happen To White People’

These Pro-Trump Extremists Had A Plan To Kill Muslims. How Were They Radicalized?

A jury in Kansas this week is deliberating whether three militia members should spend the rest of their lives in prison.

Heartsick Boy Asks If Atheist Dad Is In Heaven. Pope Francis Reveals The Answer With A Hug.

A sobbing child told the pontiff his dead father was a good man, but he wondered if a nonbeliever could be in heaven.

Abuse Survivors Demand Concrete Action After Pope Admits His ‘Serious Errors’

“Victims of sexual abuse need help and support, not just a show of concern,” advocates say.

Oregon Man Refuses To Pay Taxes Based On Religious Beliefs About Abortion

“A woman has the right to choose, but apparently, the prosecutor feels I do not,” Michael Bowman told the court.

Here’s What One Of America’s Most Isolated Communities Can Teach Us About Getting Along

You’ve probably never heard of the Hutterites. But their way of life could change yours.

Anti-Queer Pastor Claims Trump Really Likes His Conservative Bible Studies

Ralph Drollinger said Trump “writes me back notes on my bible studies.”

Many Americans Still Don’t Know Basic Facts About The Holocaust, Survey Finds

Only 41 percent of Americans knew what Auschwitz was — but that shouldn’t come as a total shock.

Trump’s Pick For Secretary of State Reversed Or Forgot All His Controversial Positions

Mike Pompeo is running away from his past statements on Iran, North Korea and Muslims.

Evangelical Leaders Could Use Stormy Daniels To Get Even More From Trump

Trump is so afraid of losing his base — and so easily played — and they know it.

Pope Admits He Made ‘Serious Errors’ In Handling Chile Sex Abuse Allegations

In a rare move, the pontiff is summoning all Chilean bishops to Rome to discuss the scandal.

Fewer Catholics Of All Ages Are Attending Mass, Gallup Study Finds

Even older Catholics, who are typically more religiously committed, have stopped going to church as often.

Megachurch Pastor Abruptly Retires After Allegations Of Improper Conduct Go Public

The Rev. Bill Hybels admitted he had been “naive” at times.

White Militiamen Charged In Plot To Massacre Muslims Argue They’re Just ‘Knuckleheads’

Three Kansas men on trial in a domestic terrorism case are trying out arguments that wouldn’t fly in other terrorism cases.

This Black Muslim Attorney Isn’t Just Running For Congress. She’s Fighting For The Soul Of The Resistance.

“The question that startles me the most is when people say to me, ‘How will you work with white people?’”

2 Ministers Are Trying To Revive The Campaign To End Poverty That MLK Started

“The time is now — more than ever — for us to have a Poor People’s Campaign.”

Parkland Survivor Hopes Fight For Gun Control Honors MLK’s Legacy

“Young people have changed things in the past, and we’re going to do it again,” Jaclyn Corin says at Ebenezer Baptist.

Pope Francis: Helping Poor And Migrants Is ‘Equally Sacred’ As Fighting Abortion

In a new apostolic exhortation, he called out those who consider the plight of migrants a “lesser issue.”

Former Sinclair Reporter: ‘It Was A Culture Of Misogyny And Xenophobia’

Sinclair Broadcast Group should “pull their head out of their ass,” Jonathan Beaton suggested Sunday.

Vatican Arrests Its Own Diplomat After Child Pornography Probe

Monsignor Carlo Alberto Capella was first reported by American and Canadian officials.