Latest from Sarah Pulliam Bailey

What we know about American deaths in the Israel stampede

The State Department on Friday confirmed reports that “multiple U.S. citizens were among the casualties” when a stampede broke out late Thursday at a Jewish festival in northern Israel, leaving dozens of people dead or injured.
  • Apr 30, 2021

Yeshiva University students file lawsuit to get LGBTQ student club recognized

The lawsuit against the New York City-based school of about 3,000 students is expected to surface tensions over LGBT issues at the Modern Orthodox Jewish university.
  • Apr 27, 2021

Mormon sex therapist has been expelled from the LDS Church

A therapist who publicly opposed Mormon leaders' teachings on sexuality issues has lost her membership in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
  • Apr 22, 2021

Mormon sex therapist faces discipline and possible expulsion from the LDS Church

More than 200 health care professionals signed a letter saying they are concerned that withdrawing Helfer’s membership will create a culture of stigma and shame for clients seeking therapy.
  • Apr 16, 2021

A religious argument for reparations? Christian authors make the case.

A new book suggests Christians should be at the forefront of reparations for anti-Black racism.
  • Apr 14, 2021

Pedestrian killed on Route 50 in Fairfax County, police say

The incident occurred at Graham Road, police said.
  • Apr 10, 2021

Billionaire at the center of a Wall Street fiasco gives millions to evangelical ministries

What was less known until this week was how Hwang also led a massive Christian foundation.
  • Apr 1, 2021

Church membership in the U.S. has fallen below the majority for the first time in nearly a century

The number of Americans who said religion was very important to them has dropped to 48 percent, a new low point in the polling since 2000.
  • Mar 29, 2021

Preachers and their $5,000 sneakers: Why one man started an Instagram account showing churches’ wealth

Ben Kirby started asking, “Is it okay to get rich off of preaching about Jesus? Is it okay to be making twice as much as the median income of your congregation?”
  • Mar 22, 2021