Presidents of seven evangelical Christian colleges are asking South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley to protect their institutions from mandates on the use of bathrooms by transgender students. They want the Republican to use her platform to "promote religious freedom."
Mt. Cavalry Missionary Baptist Church Deacons Neville Brown, left, and Michael Major, right, baptizes Skylar Davis in Skull Creek on Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, on Hilton Head Island. The church, led by the Rev. Ben Williams, also baptized three other young congregants Kenshon Speaks and Deahn Holmes. Cayenne Green was rededicated.
The foundation laid by 17th century English philosopher John Locke helped establish an America that values diversity and provides a separation between church and state. The result is the freedom to believe what we will.
Participants at World Youth Day 2016 from St. Francis By The Sea Catholic Church on Hilton Head Island chant and clap to greet Pope Francis during the global gathering of young Cathlics in Krakow, Poland, this weekend.
Bill Sammons, a volunteer with the Parish Church of St. Helena, explains the most important things to keep in mind when you visit the Old Sheldon Church Ruins to help protect the building that was built in the 1750s during an interview July 28, 2016, at the Yemassee site.
An estimated million or more Catholics greet Pope Francis in Krakow, Poland, for a World Youth Day event July 28, 2016. This video was recorded by a group attending the global event from St. Francis By The Sea Catholic Church on Hilton Head Island.
Our day started early as we had to ride the Tram over to the Mercy Center to get good seats for our morning of catechesis. We were treated to some excellent music again this morning and then we had the most awesome talk from Cardinal Al Tagle from the Philippines. Later, we made our trek over to greet Pope Francis. As we looked across the field we could see flags from all countries and states flying. People were singing and dancing and celebrating chanting Papa Francesco.
A group of World Youth Day pilgrims observe the global event's opening mass in Krakow, Poland, on July 27, 2016. Pope Francis arrived the same day and is scheduled to address millions of participants on July 28.