Religion

Religious colleges see conflict between Supreme Court ruling on LGBTQ rights and their religious liberty

Religious colleges say Supreme Court decision finding that federal antidiscrimination law protects LGBTQ employees could open their policies up to challenge.

Brigham Young removes policy on same-sex intimacy

LGBTQ students at Brigham Young University are cautiously optimistic about a change in policy on displaying their sexual orientation.

Catholic colleges develop apps for natural family planning

Two Catholic colleges, Georgetown University and Marquette University, have been helping to create apps for natural family planning.

Proposed split of United Methodist Church over LGBT issues is welcomed by Methodist college leaders

A proposed split in the United Methodist Church could be good news for colleges that struggled with whether to retain their church affiliation following the adoption of anti-LGBT policies.

SMU sued for amending governance documents to separate itself from church authority

Church body files suit after Southern Methodist amended its governance documents to separate itself from church authority. The move follows actions by the United Methodist Church to strengthen prohibitions on same-sex marriage.

Newman University wants to align its philosophy program with its new seminary, but what does that mean?

Newman University wants to align its philosophy program with its new seminary. What does that mean?

Wiccan professor sues St. Bonaventure for discrimination

Wiccan professor sues St. Bonaventure, her alma mater, for discrimination.

Colleges try to accommodate Muslim students fasting for Ramadan

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Muslim students who observe Ramadan have found themselves fasting during the most stressful time of the academic year. How are colleges helping them?

Duke Ph.D. wants to know why professor facing multiple harassment allegations was honored

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A Duke U Ph.D., now a professor at U of Oklahoma, wants to know why a professor at Duke facing multiple harassment allegations -- including hers -- was honored by the university and on her former department's social media.

Franciscan U of Steubenville is seeking to block faculty members from talking about university matters anonymously

Franciscan U of Steubenville is seeking to block faculty members from talking about university matters anonymously to the press and to limit what they may otherwise discuss publicly.

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