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  • Lawsuit: Church Knew Abuser Ran Youth Program

    Lawsuit: Church Knew Abuser Ran Youth Program

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 2:07 PM EDT2014-08-26 18:07:43 GMT
    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP)- Two 50-year-old men allege the Seventh-Day Adventist Church put a man known to abuse children in charge of its youth program in the 1970s and kept him in that position, even after
    Two 50-year-old men allege the Seventh-Day Adventist Church put a man known to abuse children in charge of its youth program in the 1970s and kept him in that position, even after learning he was accused of abusing a child in the program.More
  • Va. Diocese Discourages Donations to ALS Group

    Va. Diocese Discourages Donations to ALS Group

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 1:56 PM EDT2014-08-26 17:56:15 GMT
    The Catholic Diocese of Richmond is discouraging parishes and schools that participate in the ice bucket challenge from sending money to the ALS Association.More
    The Catholic Diocese of Richmond is discouraging parishes and schools that participate in the ice bucket challenge from sending money to the ALS Association.More
  • Wilmington Diocese Paid $16M in Bankruptcy Fees

    Wilmington Diocese Paid $16M in Bankruptcy Fees

    Thursday, August 14 2014 7:36 AM EDT2014-08-14 11:36:27 GMT
    WILMINGTON, Del. (AP)- A 2009 bankruptcy filing by the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington cost $15.8 million in lawyers' fees and other expenses. The diocese filed for bankruptcy in 2009 in the face of lawsuits
    A 2009 bankruptcy filing by the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington cost $15.8 million in lawyers' fees and other expenses.More
  • A Night of Classical Organ Music

    A Night of Classical Organ Music

    Monday, August 11 2014 2:16 PM EDT2014-08-11 18:16:53 GMT
    LEWES, Del.- Bethel United Methodist Church Director of Music, Joyce Mentzer, presents a benefit organ concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27. Works by Bach, Daquin, Barber, Boellmann and others will
    Bethel United Methodist Church Director of Music, Joyce Mentzer, presents a benefit organ concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27.More
  • Dover Church to Hold Annual Backpack Blessing Service

    Dover Church to Hold Annual Backpack Blessing Service

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 10:35 AM EDT2014-08-06 14:35:12 GMT
    Christ Episcopal Church will hold its “Blessing of the Backpacks” service Aug. 17 at 10 a.m. in downtown Dover, according to Lay Ministry Associate Jon Rania.More
    Christ Episcopal Church will hold its “Blessing of the Backpacks” service Aug. 17 at 10 a.m. in downtown Dover, according to Lay Ministry Associate Jon Rania.More
  • New Life Bible Fellowship Church to Hold Back to School Night

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 9:58 AM EDT2014-08-05 13:58:06 GMT
    LONG NECK, Del.-  New Life Bible Fellowship Church, located at 24771 Cannon Road in Long Neck, Del., will be holding a back to school night on Saturday, Aug. 23, at 7 p.m. New Life wants to serve
    New Life Bible Fellowship Church, located at 24771 Cannon Road in Long Neck, Del., will be holding a back to school night on Saturday, Aug. 23, at 7 p.m.More
  • Sex Abuse Settlement Drained by Victim's Family

    Sex Abuse Settlement Drained by Victim's Family

    Thursday, July 31 2014 2:22 PM EDT2014-07-31 18:22:51 GMT
    A Delaware judge says much of the settlement money for a man who was sexually abused by a Catholic priest has been spent by family members on cars, jewelry and other property.More
    A Delaware judge says much of the settlement money for a man who was sexually abused by a Catholic priest has been spent by family members on cars, jewelry and other property.More
  • Md. Religious Leaders Pray for Immigrant Children

    Md. Religious Leaders Pray for Immigrant Children

    Scores of Baltimore-area religious leaders held an interfaith prayer vigil for unaccompanied children who arrived in Maryland after fleeing violence in their home countries.More
    Scores of Baltimore-area religious leaders held an interfaith prayer vigil for unaccompanied children who arrived in Maryland after fleeing violence in their home countries.More
  • Supreme Court Ruling on Hobby Lobby Case Controversial on Delmarva

    Supreme Court Ruling on Hobby Lobby Case Controversial on Delmarva

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 11:31 AM EDT2014-07-01 15:31:05 GMT
    The Supreme Court ruled in favor of small companies Tuesday in Washington, D.C.The Supreme Court ruled in favor of small companies Tuesday in Washington, D.C.
    The U.S. Supreme Court decided Tuesday that it is unconstitutional for some employers to pay for employee’s contraceptives if it goes against the companies religious beliefs. The decision brought with it a variety of opinions on Maryland's Eastern Shore.More
    The U.S. Supreme Court decided Tuesday that it is unconstitutional for some employers to pay for employee’s contraceptives if it goes against the companies religious beliefs. The decision brought with it a variety of opinions on Maryland's Eastern Shore.More
  • Methodist Panel Overturns Pastor's Defrocking

    Methodist Panel Overturns Pastor's Defrocking

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 2:05 PM EDT2014-06-24 18:05:33 GMT
    A pastor who presided over his son's same-sex wedding ceremony and vowed to perform other gay marriages if asked can return to the pulpit after a United Methodist Church appeals panel on Tuesday overturned a decision to defrock him.More
    A pastor who presided over his son's same-sex wedding ceremony and vowed to perform other gay marriages if asked can return to the pulpit after a United Methodist Church appeals panel on Tuesday overturned a decision to defrock him.More
  • Presbyterian Assembly Says Gay Marriage is Christian

    Presbyterian Assembly Says Gay Marriage is Christian

    Friday, June 20 2014 10:09 AM EDT2014-06-20 14:09:22 GMT
    The top legislative body of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has voted by large margins to recognize same-sex marriage as Christian in the church constitution, adding language that marriage can be the union of "two people," not just "a man and a woman."More
    The top legislative body of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has voted by large margins to recognize same-sex marriage as Christian in the church constitution, adding language that marriage can be the union of "two people," not just "a man and a woman."More
  • SBC Won't Relax its Stance on Gay Marriage

    SBC Won't Relax its Stance on Gay Marriage

    Wednesday, June 11 2014 1:07 PM EDT2014-06-11 17:07:06 GMT
    The new president of the Southern Baptist Convention says the denomination won't relax its position on gay marriage and transgender identity, even as courts across the country are striking down gay marriage bans in record numbers and the convention tries to bolster its membership.More
    The new president of the Southern Baptist Convention says the denomination won't relax its position on gay marriage and transgender identity, even as courts across the country are striking down gay marriage bans in record numbers and the convention tries to bolster its membership.
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