- Feb 28, 2021
A two-part publication emerging from the most recent round of dialogue between representatives of the U.S. Catholic bishops and the United Methodist Church offers practical helps and words of inspiration for day-to-day lives.
A federal judge on Friday blocked the deportation of an Indonesian immigrant who was detained last month on the grounds of a Maryland church, a space considered a “sensitive location” in which immigration authorities generally avoid enforcement actions.
A Dec. 17 bombing of a Methodist church in Quetta, Pakistan, left 8 people dead and 20 injured, and was merely the latest in a long series of attacks on Christian targets in the Muslim majority country.
Pope Francis met with members of the World Methodist Council who were in Rome to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the formation of the Joint International Methodist-Catholic Dialogue Commission. The pope also recalled the life and example of John Wesley, one of the founders of Methodism, who dedicated his life to helping others “live a holy life.”
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A Methodist pastor who was disciplined after he officiated at the wedding of his gay son will be allowed to remain an ordained minister. The Judicial Council of the nation’s second-largest Protestant denomination ruled Monday that a Pennsylvania church jury was wrong to defrock Frank Schaefer last
A Methodist pastor who became a gay rights activist after he was disciplined for officiating at his son’s wedding to another man will find out whether he can remain an ordained minister. The Rev. Frank Schaefer was suspended and then defrocked last year following a church trial in southeastern Pennsylvania