More and more schools are doing away with the candy and costumes. Many have policies in place, out of respect to students who don’t celebrate Halloween. The plan is rather controversial because Halloween isn’t typically thought of as a religious holiday.
A religious leader from Canada visited the Twin Cities Monday to speak out against gay marriage. The Archbishop of Ottawa spoke at the University of St. Thomas, where the Minnesota Catholic Conference is underway.
Dozens of Minnesota clergy and religious leaders gathered Thursday to voice their opposition to Minnesota’s Voter ID amendment.
Tim Tebow and St. Olaf senior standout Dan Dobson are more alike than you’d think. They’re both quarterbacks who put their faith first.
Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.
A Wisconsin man will not be allowed to hand out Bibles at the upcoming Twin Cities Pride festival. A judge denied his request for an injunction that would force the Minneapolis parks board to allow him unrestricted access to festival grounds.
More than 100 religious leaders Thursday launched an effort to defeat a proposed constitutional amendment in Minnesota to define marriage as the union of a man and a woman.
St Paul Area Lutherans are now on record against changing the state Constitution to define marriage as a union between a man and woman.
The city of Woonsocket has raised $15,000 for a fund established to defend against a potential lawsuit over a monument topped with a cross that has drawn a complaint from an atheist group.
On Ash Wednesday, many Christians get more than ashes on their foreheads: they get a sense of responsibility to give something up. It’s a tradition especially strong in the Catholic Church. So, why do Catholics give things up for Lent, and why don’t they eat meat on Fridays?
The Obama Administration’s decision to force all employers to provide birth control coverage in their insurance plans, including religious-affiliated institutions like hospitals and universities, is creating incredible controversy.
The Anoka-Hennepin School Board is set to consider on Monday night a replacement for its policies on religion and sexual orientation in the district.
The Denver Broncos are coming to town and with them comes “Tebowmania.” Tim Tebow is the Broncos quarterback, and he’s known for celebrating his faith as much as Bronco victories.
They know they’re not crazy about Mitt Romney. But if the cultural conservatives gathered at a Values Voters Summit this weekend split among Rick Perry and other contenders they do like, it could wind up benefiting the front-running White House hopeful who troubles rather than excites them.
On Friday night, more than 100 people met at Elk River High School to talk about what they call spiritual abuse at controversial church.
On Friday night, dozens of families are expected to discuss how they believe a church in the north metro has too much control. On its website, The Crossing in Elk River states it is “A church for people who don’t do church.”
The Texas governor, now a Republican presidential candidate, held a prayer rally for tens of thousands, read from the Bible, invoked Christ and broadcast the whole event on the Web.
Criminologist Dr. Byron Johnson from Baylor University joined John Hines this morning to talk about his book “More God, Less Crime.” You can buy his book right here.
A federal judge will consider unsealing records in the two-year legal standoff between the American Civil Liberties Union and a Minnesota charter school accused of promoting religion.
Thursday, was the Last Supper. Good Friday, Jesus was crucified. Sunday, he rose from the dead. It’s a timeline that’s puzzled scholars for years, and has people asking: Should we take the Bible literally?
Sitting in a Fargo coffee shop, Matt Valan speaks with an assurance that’s part counselor, part salesman. What he’s selling is a message of hope and faith.
South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone have written a play titled ‘The Book of Mormon”. The satirical look at religion is now a musical on Broadway.
Religious leaders from around Minnesota are gathering at the Capitol to meet with state lawmakers on issues including poverty, taxation, human rights and health care.
In a tough economy, many have speculated that church attendance would increase because people are turning to a higher power for help. But is that what really happens? How many of us go to church?
Super Bowl ad controversies have become nearly as interesting as the commercials that get on the air, maybe more so, and that’s surely the case with the latest spot rejected by Fox Sports: A 30-second ad aimed at getting viewers to check out the familiar gospel verse, John 3:16