Universal Life Church, ULC, Africa
February 5th, 2013

Religious leaders should convince their laypeople to relinquish the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM), a group of African leaders have announced. The practice, which is widespread in parts of Africa and Asia, is not required by scripture, they argued, … Continue reading

Universal Life Church, Church of England, Become Ordained
January 11th, 2013

In yet another twist in the drawn-out tug-of-war between traditionalists and progressives, the Church of England (CofE) will no longer oppose the ordination of gay bishops in civil unions. The Church’s House of Bishops (HoB) has announced gay clergy will … Continue reading

get ordained as a bishop, female, Universal Life Church
November 28th, 2012

As the United States experienced a wave of social progress in the wake of its last general election, the United Kingdom saw a significant setback with the Church of England’s decision to reject women bishops. The nation remains one of … Continue reading

November 9th, 2012

Writer / director Kevin Miller has recently released a documentary discussing some different conceptions of Hell within Christianity. The Bible clearly makes several references to this lake of fire as the final destination for unrepentant souls, but to Miller and … Continue reading

July 23rd, 2012

How would you like to be married on stage during a performance by your favorite band? Fans of the pop band Train will have just such an opportunity now that the band’s drummer, Scott Underwood, has become a minister in … Continue reading

July 5th, 2012

A rather unusual type of mass religious rite took place 30 June in the U.S. city of Salt Lake City. In a bold show of resistance to the authority of one of Protestant Christianity’s most secretive denominations, a group of … Continue reading