News: Religion

News: Religion

Religion News, Churches, and Alternative Beliefs

News: Religion

News: Religion
Religion News, Churches, and Alternative Beliefs

Arrested L.A. Pastor says Medical Marijuana Prosecutions Have Gutted Freedom of Religion

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Pastor Craig Rubin and his Temple 420 have existed for 40 days and are one of the most famous religious...

'Church is Not a Place for Healing' – Desolation of Obama Nation

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- President Obama promised medical marijuana patients that their cannabis collectives would be protected as long as they followed state law....

M2SYS Biometrics to Enroll and Verify Pilgrims at Hajj by the Kaduna State Muslims Pilgrims Board in Nigeria

ATLANTA, Ga. -- The Kaduna State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board will now be able to enroll more than 8,000 potential pilgrims for Hajj, and...

Texas Evolution-Creation Debate Impacted by Book: Sowing Atheism

AUSTIN, Texas -- Solving Light Books announced today that Don McLeroy, controversial Chair of the Texas State Board of Education, has recommended "Sowing Atheism"...

Holy Smokes: Controversial Pro-Pot Pastor Craig X Preaches Again

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- The Family Church International of Pasadena California announces a new regular service called, "Get Your Word On," starting this Saturday...

Southern Baptists to Care for Their Ministers Through New Long Term Care Program with LTCFP and MetLife

KIRKLAND, Wash. -- Leading the charge for faith-based organizations, GuideStone Financial Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention will be offering LTC Financial Partners' (LTCFP)...

Pope Visit to U.S. Prompts Peaceful Protest March for Protection of Religions from Exclusivism

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- On April 18th, Pope Benedict XVI will address the United Nations General Assembly as part of his first visit to the United States as leader of the Catholic Church. In response to this event, the Forum for the Protection of Religious Pluralism (FPRP) is organizing a peaceful march, which will proceed at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 18 from the United Nations building to the Gandhi statue in Union Square Park.

Mitt Romney's Presidential Campaign Brings Mormonism to Public Attention

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Today's speech by Governor Romney was in response to concerns many have about Mormonism. Many people respect and admire the members, but have problems with their understanding of doctrines and history. Reactions range from curiosity to animosity, says author Walter Scott.

New Book by Mormon Author Walt Scott Addresses Public Interest in Mormonism

Controversy Surrounding MormonismORLANDO, Fla. -- While the Mormon Church (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) is now the fourth largest church in the USA, and one of the world's fastest growing, it is also one of the least well understood. Public reactions range from curiosity to animosity, says Walt Scott, author of "The Mystery and Controversy Surrounding Mormonism" (ISBN 978-159858-500-1).

Grand Yoga and Vedic Cultural Center and University Opens in Los Angeles

NithyanandaMONTCLAIR, Calif. -- Immerse yourself in the vibrant and colorful Vedic Era! Experience the celebrations and ceremonies of India, western and world music and fun family entertainment, for three energizing and joyful days at the Grand Consecration of a Vedic Temple. Join us at the new Nithyananda Vedic Temple, Nov. 9th - 11th.