The sign outside Cornerstone Baptist Church displays its message to drivers in Farmington Hills, Mich.  (AP Photo/Detroit News, Neal Rubin)

Church signs roll the dice getting hip with quips

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Pastor Mike Butzberger insists he only had holiday spirit in mind when his Florida church’s marquee read: “Christmas — Easier to spell than Hanukkah.” But after a passer-by told him she […]


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Pa. pastor defrocked over gay wedding offered job

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A United Methodist pastor from central Pennsylvania who was defrocked after officiating his son’s gay wedding was invited by a California Methodist bishop to serve in her region in yet another sign […]


Former United Methodist pastor Frank Schaefer (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Pa. pastor defrocked after performing gay wedding

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — United Methodist officials defrocked a pastor from central Pennsylvania on Thursday for violating church doctrine by officiating his son’s gay marriage. Frank Schaefer immediately appealed the penalty, which he believed was meted […]


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Pa. pastor won’t quit voluntarily over gay wedding

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A United Methodist minister in Pennsylvania plans to defy a church order to surrender his credentials for performing a same-sex wedding. The Rev. Frank Schaefer says he cannot uphold the church’s Book […]


Former President George H.W. Bush (AP Photo)

Former President George H.W. Bush hospitalized

HOUSTON (AP) – Former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston for treatment of a lingering cough. Bush’s chief of staff, Jean Becker, says the 88-year-old former president is being treated for bronchitis […]



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