SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church said Tuesday it will sever all ties with the Boy Scouts of America at the end of next year and place its remaining 425,000 boys into a gospel-focused youth program it is developing. The move ends a nearly century-old relationship that was based on their shared values.
Critics used the #MyReligionIsNotYourCostume hashtag to complain about the Met Gala's use of crucifixes and papal-inspired fashion.
This year's Met Gala theme may be focused on masterworks of religious art, but this isn't the first time famous designers have featured their work in holy places.
The 'Modern Family' actress Ariel Winter is being trolled for wearing a leg-baring dress to celebrate Greek Orthodox Easter at a church.
Pastor Wilfredo De Jesús encourages church members to honor delivery woman Monique Hall with a generous tip. A pastor at a local church in Chicago is encouraging its members to embrace the process of honoring others — and they’re off to a good start with a deserving pizza delivery person. After being called to deliver pies to New Life Covenant Church, Monique Hall arrived to a full service where Pastor Wilfredo De Jesús was standing on stage.
At a blessing ceremony for members of the Unification Church at the World Peace and Unification Sanctuary, members wore very specific garb while holding AR-15s.
Church members who own an AR-15 assault rifle are being asked to attend church for a “blessing ceremony” for their weapons.
Outside of the Emmanuel Baptist Church in Jeffersonville, Ind., a sign reads, “Stop sexual harassment. “I mean, would you say that to a six-year-old girl who has been assaulted when they wear overalls and pigtails?” questioned Madilyn Shipman, a Jeffersonville resident, on WLKY News. Allyson Condra, another resident, agreed: “As a mom of two daughters, this infuriated me.
The engagement photo that made Lucinda and Murphy viral. Cleveland T. Wilson, lovingly known as Murphy, and Lucinda Myers are the Internet’s most viral couple – and they don’t even know what viral means. The 70-year-old man and his 67-year-old fiancé have recently become adored by audiences after their engagement photos went viral on Instagram.
You may have heard that Los Angeles has seen a flourishing of so-called “hipster churches” — newish Christian congregations packed with good-looking and stylish 20- and 30-something pastors and followers, many of whom work in creative fields like film, design, and fashion. Yahoo Style recently visited outside four of the top houses of worship — Reality L.A., Hillsong L.A. (with prior congregations in Australia and New York), Oasis L.A., and Zoe L.A. (where almost everyone moved from the original church in Seattle to start the L.A. branch). All the churches espouse a “come as you are, all are welcome” ethos but still take very seriously the word of the Bible and the primacy of Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior.