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Under God: May, 2011

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 05/27/2011

Bishop Eddie Long settles sexual misconduct suit out of court

Georgia megachurch preacher Bishop Eddie Long has settled out of court with four young men who accused him of sexual misconduct.

By Elizabeth Tenety  |  01:00 PM ET, 05/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 05/24/2011

Oprah Winfrey, spiritual leader?

The talk show host plays many roles but says the one that’s most important to her is that of spiritual teacher. Is Winfrey a symbol of the modern spiritual journey or an active leader of the movement?

By Elizabeth Tenety  |  11:45 AM ET, 05/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:13 PM ET, 05/23/2011

Harold Camping says May 21, 2011 was ‘invisible judgment day,’ world will end October 21, 2011

You’ve been warned.

By Elizabeth Tenety  |  11:13 PM ET, 05/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 05/23/2011

Harold Camping speaks after Rapture fails to begin on May 21

Harold Camping opened his front door to a reporter on Sunday, May 22 --a day that the fringe radio evangelist thought he would spend in heaven.

By Elizabeth Tenety and Elizabeth Flock  |  11:51 AM ET, 05/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:57 AM ET, 05/21/2011

The Five Blind Boys inspire in Alexandria

After stirring up folks in spiritual venues for decades, it looked like Five Blind Boys of Alabama were having a challenge at the Birchmere Thursday night

By Hamil R. Harris  |  10:57 AM ET, 05/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:47 PM ET, 05/20/2011

If the end of the world is not on May 21, what will Camping’s followers do?

Nonbelievers are preparing for what will happen to followers when the Rapture doesn’t come.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  05:47 PM ET, 05/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 05/20/2011

Harold Camping: Who is he and how did he calculate the end of the world?

Who is Harold Camping, the 89-year-old fringe radio evangelist who believes that the Rapture is May 21, 2011?

By Elizabeth Tenety  |  01:53 PM ET, 05/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:42 PM ET, 05/19/2011

May 21, 2011 doomsday prediction: scenes from the apocalypse (photos, video)

Harold Camping’s followers may believe they’re headed to heaven on Saturday, but in the weeks and months before, his true believers have been busy spreading the doomsday message.

By Elizabeth Tenety  |  03:42 PM ET, 05/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 05/18/2011

John Jay report: Key findings from study of Catholic child sex abuse

Are you convinced by the study’s findings that a rise is sex abuse was ‘influenced’ by a rise in other types of ‘deviant’ behavior?

By Elizabeth Tenety  |  03:17 PM ET, 05/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:34 PM ET, 05/18/2011

May 21, 2011: Harold Camping’s calculations for the end of the world

A breakdown of the calculations Camping used to arrive at the date of the end of the world.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  02:34 PM ET, 05/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:42 PM ET, 05/18/2011

May 21, 2011: Harold Camping’s followers say doomsday is near

Camping’s movement may be old news by Sunday (May 22), but the dilemma his followers face is age old: What would you do if you knew you only had three days left?

By Elizabeth Tenety  |  01:42 PM ET, 05/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 05/17/2011

Landmark study: Catholic clergy sex abuse caused in part by permissive culture of the ’60s, ’70s

Massive study on sexual abuse by Catholic clergy finds that causes include poorly trained seminarians, corrupt bishops and an era of “deviant” behaviors.

By Michelle Boorstein  |  12:55 PM ET, 05/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 05/16/2011

Stephen Hawking: ‘There is no heaven’

“There is no heaven... that is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark,” Hawking told the Guardian.

By Elizabeth Tenety  |  11:13 AM ET, 05/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 05/12/2011

Obama at Hispanic Prayer Breakfast: Immigration reform a ‘moral imperative’

Quoting the Book of Deuteronomy to the gathered group of pastors and activists, Obama called on Americans to see themselves and their ancestors in the face of present-day immigrants. “Love ye therefore the stranger: for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt,” Obama said, citing the Scripture

By Elizabeth Tenety  |  10:33 AM ET, 05/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:39 AM ET, 05/12/2011

Live video: National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast

Obama to speak at 9:30 a.m.

By Elizabeth Tenety  |  08:39 AM ET, 05/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 05/10/2011

How will the Arab Spring affect religion and science?

There is certainly a lot of discussion about how recent revolutions across North Africa and the Middle East might affect the advance of science, which was for centuries the pride of the Muslim world.

By Michelle Boorstein  |  10:18 AM ET, 05/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 05/05/2011

Do we need a National Day of Prayer?

In a nation of believers and non-believers, do we need a national day of prayer?

By Elizabeth Tenety  |  01:12 PM ET, 05/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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