Religion

Queer bars offer sacred space for LGBTQ community

  • January 26, 2023 12:20 PM PST | APNEWS
 Queer bars offer sacred space for LGBTQ community

287 For as long as LGBTQ folks have gathered in bars and nightclubs, such spaces have hosted weddings, birthed churches and been called “heavenly.”

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Correction: Abortion Lawsuit-Missouri story

Correction: Abortion Lawsuit-Missouri story

  • January 21, 2023 07:09 AM PST | APNEWS

In a Jan. 19 story about a lawsuit challenging Missouri's abortion ban, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the lawsuit was brought on behalf of 13 Christian and Jewish leaders

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Historic Black churches receive $4M in preservation grants

Historic Black churches receive $4M in preservation grants

  • January 20, 2023 09:00 AM PST | APNEWS

Administrators of a trust fund established to preserve historic Black churches in the United States have revealed the first 35 houses of worship that will receive financial grants totaling $4 million

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Minnesota House backs abortion rights after HHS chief visits

Minnesota House backs abortion rights after HHS chief visits

  • January 19, 2023 05:45 PM PST | APNEWS

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra has visited Minnesota to affirm the Biden administration’s commitment to abortion rights despite the U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade

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HHS secretary's visit spotlights Minnesota abortion debate

HHS secretary's visit spotlights Minnesota abortion debate

  • January 19, 2023 02:20 PM PST | APNEWS

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra has visited Minnesota to affirm the Biden administration’s commitment to abortion rights despite the U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade

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Religious leaders sue to block Missouri's abortion ban

Religious leaders sue to block Missouri's abortion ban

  • January 19, 2023 09:55 AM PST | APNEWS

A group of religious leaders who support abortion rights has filed a lawsuit challenging Missouri’s law that bans abortions in nearly all cases, saying lawmakers openly invoked their religious beliefs while drafting the measure and thereby imposed those beliefs on others who don’t share them

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Flyers coach Tortorella defends Provorov's Pride boycott

Flyers coach Tortorella defends Provorov's Pride boycott

  • January 19, 2023 09:31 AM PST | APNEWS

Philadelphia Flyers coach John Tortorella is defending Ivan Provorov’s decision to cite religious beliefs as his reason to boycott the team’s pregame Pride celebration

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Man sues Denver archdiocese over abuse by convicted priest

Man sues Denver archdiocese over abuse by convicted priest

  • January 19, 2023 09:19 AM PST | APNEWS

A man who says he was repeatedly sexually abused as a teen by his Catholic priest more than two decades ago is suing the now-defrocked priest and the Archdiocese of Denver

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Group of faith leaders sue challenging Missouri abortion law

Group of faith leaders sue challenging Missouri abortion law

  • January 19, 2023 08:27 AM PST | APNEWS

A lawsuit filed on behalf of several Missouri faith leaders on the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision is asking a court to throw out the state’s abortion law

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Flyers' Provorov cites religion for boycott on Pride night

Flyers' Provorov cites religion for boycott on Pride night

  • January 17, 2023 08:57 PM PST | APNEWS

Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Ivan Provorov cited his Russian Orthodox religion as the reason he did not participate in pregame warmups when the team wore Pride-themed jerseys and used sticks wrapped in rainbow Pride tape

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Art professor sues after firing over Prophet Muhammad images

Art professor sues after firing over Prophet Muhammad images

  • January 17, 2023 08:12 PM PST | APNEWS

An adjunct art professor is suing the Minnesota university that dismissed her for including depictions of the Prophet Muhammad in a global art course

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