PBS show Arthur portrays a same-sex wedding
May 24th, 2019

Alabama has decided not to air the season premiere of the famed children’s television show “Arthur” because it features a same-sex marriage between two of the characters. Continue reading

Children in Uganda
May 23rd, 2019

Authorities say an American pastor has been distributing a poisonous drink billed as a “miracle cure” to tens of thousands of people in Uganda – including children and infants. Continue reading

Chick-fil-A restaurant
May 22nd, 2019

Texas lawmakers are preparing to pass legislation in response to the San Antonio City Council’s controversial decision to ban Chick-fil-A from setting up shop at their airport’s food court earlier this year. Continue reading

Pat Robertson speaking on abortion
May 16th, 2019

Alabama has passed the nation’s most restrictive abortion law, igniting heated debate on the subject. In an odd twist of fate, the pro-choice side appears to have acquired an unlikely ally: televangelist Pat Robertson. Continue reading

Jesus nailed to the cross
May 9th, 2019

Today, most churches condemn rituals such as self-flagellation, but that hasn’t stopped devotees and devout believers from partaking in the practice. Why does it remain so popular? Continue reading

National Day of Prayer on the calendar
May 3rd, 2019

The National Day of Prayer has long been celebrated by religious groups as an opportunity for Americans to unite and connect with their faith. But critics say it’s blatantly unconstitutional. Continue reading

Bleach being poured into a cup
April 29th, 2019

A religious group with a controversial past has found itself in hot water once again after organizing an event to showcase a special healing beverage it manufactures and sells. But according to the FDA, this so-called “miracle cure” is actually just industrial bleach. Continue reading

Brigham Young University sign on campus
April 19th, 2019

As higher education institutions face a reckoning over sexual violence on campus, some Brigham Young University students say they are actually being punished by the school for reporting their own sexual assaults. Continue reading

A Bible wrapped in the American flag
April 17th, 2019

A new study shows that church leaders feel conflicted about discussing political issues from the pulpit. When it comes to exploring controversial topics, should they pipe down or speak up? Continue reading

Jesus washing expensive Nike shoes
April 15th, 2019

A new Instagram account has caught on like wildfire in recent weeks, gaining over 125,000 followers (Christians and non-believers alike) by calling out high-profile pastors for their taste in expensive shoes and swag. Continue reading