Adam Weinstein · 06/04/14 02:02PM

There's a megachurch in Texas, 90 percent of whose 4,500 members are LGBT. And it's been officiating gay marriages for like 40 years. Give us that old-time religion!

Hamilton Nolan · 01/03/14 04:15PM

Breastfeeding in church is apparently a controversial issue. Considering the fact that this issue contains both tits and Jesus, let's keep that controversy going as long as possible. Clickety click.

IRS Didn't Just Hunt the Tea Party: Liberal Churches Also Targets

Ken Layne · 05/13/13 03:07PM

Republicans are still furious over IRS scrutiny of non-profit groups with "Tea Party" and "patriots" in their names, but the life of the scandal depends entirely upon the political affiliation of the hundreds of other groups investigated by tax officials.

What Does a Pope Do?

Caity Weaver · 03/14/13 10:31AM

On Wednesday, a bunch of old men vacationing in Italy selected an Argentine man named Jorge Bergoglio as America's Next Top Pope.

Today in Child Abuse by Religious Leaders

Jordan Sargent · 01/22/13 10:03PM

It would be really nice if there was no use for this headline, but here we are. Men in power at religious institutions can still be gross, awful, perverted people — though that often seems to be inherent to "men in power."

London's First Atheist Church Opens Tomorrow

Mallory Ortberg · 01/05/13 11:36AM

The first comedian-founded atheist church in England is set to hold its first monthly service tomorrow. Pippa Evans (a "musical improv comedian") and Sanderson Jones (just a regular talking comedian) came up with the idea together.

The Inevitable Collapse of Organized Religion in America

Hamilton Nolan · 10/09/12 02:19PM

Organized religion in America is on the decline. The Church—any church, all churches, the omniscient "Church" representing all organized religious institutions—holds less allure for a new generation of American adults. This is a fact, not a supposition. The Church, though far from gone, is an institution of the past.

Horrible Hicks Ban Interracial Couples from Church

Maureen O'Connor · 11/30/11 03:25PM

Just when you think America has achieved a modicum of race-related civility, the dumb fucks of the Gulnare Freewill Baptist Church of Pike County, Kentucky vote to ban interracial couples from their church. Quit existing already, you racist hicks.