The archdiocese of Washington’s social service branch will stop offering benefits to spouses of new employees in a bid to balance the District of Columbia’s new same-sex marriage law with Catholic opposition to homosexuality.
TV evangelist Benny Hinn has written a letter to his supporters saying his wife of three decades, Suzanne, had “no biblical grounds” for filing for divorce on February 1. Hinn said he did not learn of the filing until 16 days later, when he heard from her lawyer.
A group of “traditional Anglicans” in Australia has voted to accept the invitation of Pope Benedict XVI to convert to full communion with the Roman Catholic Church, while retaining their membership in the Anglican Church.
Two young men suspected of setting at least nine churches on fire in East Texas were active in the youth group of a Southern Baptist congregation before drifting away from church after the mother of one of them died three years ago.