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The reality star shared photos of Psalm, Chicago and Saint participating in the sacred ceremony at the Cathedral of Holy Etchmiadzin in Armenia.
The Southern Baptist Convention is reporting a decline in membership and baptisms for the twelfth year in a row.
Pastor Carl Lentz says, "It was probably one of the most special things I've been a part of."
Mormon temples are beautiful architectural additions to any city they are in. When Mormons arrived in Salt Lake City in 1847, the first thing Brigham Young did was to mark out the temple site.
The children of LGBT couples must wait to they are 18 to receive sacraments which are routinely extended to eight year old children in the Mormon church. The Mormon church leadership has an outdated conception of "family."
One of the more harmful teachings of fundamentalist families is to interpret children's normal behavior as sin.
Baptism at 55 Wall Street. He couldn't have planned it better if he'd tried. What holier a night than one aimed at saving children? What holier water than that shared with family and friends? What better symbol of the Kingdom of God than a party you don't want to end?
In a country where segregation is often said to be most evident on Sunday mornings, it is the Catholic Church that is not only one of the most racially and ethnically diverse religious groups, but the changing face of America is also being reflected in its pews.
“It’s really misusing the authority of the coach to promote his personal religious agenda.”
“Our parish wants to give concrete help in this moment of crisis for families, that with courage accept the gift of a child!”
For me, one of the most important days of my life was when I held my first newborn daughter in my arms. I was just so happy. I could not even begin to imagine what it would be like watching her traded for a handful of garden tools.
Sarah McCoy, author of the novel The Mapmaker's Children, and her husband, an Army orthopedic surgeon she calls Doc B, recently celebrated their 10-year wedding anniversary with a vow renewal and baptismal ceremony.
It's June, the month of Father's Day and weddings. With that in mind, I thought I would combine the two in one post about my favorite step-father and my wedding many years ago.
"And when the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all with one accord in one place. And suddenly there came a sound
“There’s pressure to go downward in age because parents are kind of convinced that their kids are understanding it earlier
If you missed the memo, there's a very sad situation down in the Diocese of Central Florida wherein Baby Jack was denied the sacrament of baptism because Baby Jack happened to have two dads.
Clark called the cancelled baptism a "regrettable misunderstanding" in an article in Episcopal Cafe, a Web site focused on