The 52-page document outlines recommendations for teachers in its nearly 5,000 schools, saying students should "be able to play with the many cloaks of identity."
Toby Morrell and Mike McHargue are among a seemingly growing trend of ex-pastors, musicians and authors who are bucking Christian theology through podcasts.
In a small church in New York, a sect of Catholics from south India struggle to hold on to a piece of ancient culture that is intertwined with an evolving faith community.
The fire that largely gutted the century-old church in Greenville, Miss., has been ruled an arson. The mayor called the attack an attempt to scare voters days ahead of the presidential election.
"Being united is a response to this act of horror and barbarism," said one Muslim leader. Many Muslims across France were sending a message of unity after two extremist teens brutally killed a priest.
Members of the United Methodist Church are deeply divided about homosexuality. Rev. Karen Oliveto's election puts the church in a "place where we have never been," said one bishop.
Growing up, gay evangelicals may have thought they had to be one or the other. It's different now. At one welcoming Baptist church in Kentucky, a member says, gay congregants "walk through the door."