Elgin Church Offering Drive-Up Communion On ThursdayA downtown Elgin church is putting a new spin on taking the church to the people with drive-by or drive-up communion.
NW Side Candidate Could Become First Muslim Illinois State Rep.In next month's Illinois Primary, voters in one Chicago neighborhood have a choice to make that could be historic should they nominate a Muslim candidate, an immigrant from India to run for the state legislature.
Wheaton College Agrees To Name Scholarship After Former Professor Who Said Muslims And Christians Worship “Same God”The former Wheaton College professor who was removed from her job as the school’s first black professor after comments she made supporting Muslims will have a scholarship created in her name, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Christians Around Chicago Receive Ashes To Mark Beginning Of LentChicago church members are scattered all around the city today on Ash Wednesday giving Christians ashes.
Local Civic Leaders Denounce Anti-Muslim, Anti-Refugee RhetoricCivic leaders and representatives of the Christian, Jewish and Muslim communities came together today to denounce the anti-Muslim, anti-refugee sentiment that has been picking up steam around the country.
Study: Religion Makes Children More Judgmental, Less Generous Does a religious upbringing actually make children less generous?
Why Are More Americans Turning Away From Religion?The number of Americans who describe themselves as Christians is dropping and these days, when young people are asked what religion they are, the answer that's becoming more popular is “none,” as in no religion at all. But why?
Aldermen Back Plan To Expand Police Profiling RestrictionsThe city’s racial profiling restrictions already do more than prohibit police stops based the driver’s race, they also ban religion, sexual orientation, or disability from being used as probable cause for a stop. Proposal would also ban stops based on national origin or gender identity.
Illinois Clergy Push For Gay Marriage LegalizationA group of clergy members is pushing to legalize same-sex marriage in Illinois.
Opinion: Jamie Foxx's Obama Is Our Lord And Savior Remark Is Ridiculous And DisturbingNo one can equate to God. And, it’s about time someone stood up to Jamie Foxx and his ilk to teach them that – or at least try to teach them that.
Opinion: Rev. William Owens Confronts Barack Obama On Same-Sex MarriageRev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.
Survey: Illinois Is One Of The Most Religiously Diverse StatesNew numbers are out concerning religious affiliation.