Pope Francis arrived in Kenya on Wednesday for his first-ever visit to Africa.
Flanked by Vatican bodyguards in flak jackets and machine-gun-toting U.N. peacekeepers, Pope Francis plunged Sunday into conflict-wracked Central African Republic and urged the country's Christian... Read more »
Georgette Dossio mourns a son whose body she can never bury. Sitting on the dirt under a tent of scrap wood and tarp, she is comforted by her neighbors at the airport displaced-persons camp where... Read more »
New research attempts to narrow down who deserves the label "evangelical Christian." Read more »
U.S. Catholic leaders have announced plans to address pornography use among church members. Read more »
Thomas Moore has mastered the art of living in the present moment. His mind doesn’t race ahead or drift off. He listens attentively, monitors his emotions and remains open to any and all... Read more »
Samuel Sartori waited in the rain with hundreds of fellow Muslims, as police searched bags and patted down bodies ahead of Friday (Nov. 20) prayers at the city’s Grand Mosque. Read more »
A scientific paper indicates global fire patterns vary "based on the day of the week — with considerably fewer fires globally on Sundays than on other days," according to The Washington Post.... Read more »
A new dating app for Muslims hopes to enjoy similar success as JDate and Christian Mingle. Read more »
As France struggles to accommodate a restive Muslim community with terrorist elements, a report issued this week details growing hostility within Britain toward this country’s 2.7 million... Read more »
Pixar, the computer animation studio beloved for its kid-friendly fare such as “Finding Nemo” and “Inside Out,” is not known for taking on religious themes. Read more »
The Science for Seminaries project provides financial support and advisers to seminaries working to equip their students with scientific knowledge. Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert has "not ruled out" the possibility of blocking Syrian refugees from being resettled in Utah, according to spokesman Jon Cox. Read more »
A very old, little mosque in the United Arab Emirates offers insights into the transition between Israel's "tabernacle in the wilderness" and the grand temple of Solomon. Read more »
Are you really grateful for the good stuff that comes into your life? Do you even recognize it? Maybe you should make a top-10 gratitude list. Read more »
Podcasts help the religious "imagine being in church," according to Slate. These are some of the most popular faith-based ones. Read more »
Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah explained how the courts, the Obama administration, and state legislatures are the three institutions "undermining the vitality of religious life in our country" in a floor... Read more »
Before actress Zooey Deschanel wed Jacob Pechenik in June, she "made a grand gesture" by converting to Judaism, according to Us Weekly. Read more »
The head of a national Republican Jewish activist group predicted on Tuesday (Nov. 10) that dissatisfaction with the Iran nuclear deal will increase the GOP’s share of the Jewish vote in 2016. Read more »
Over the weekend, social media sites were buzzing with debates over Starbucks holiday cup design. Read more »
A city outside of Detroit just made local and national history by voting in the first-ever Muslim-majority council. Read more »
Construction experts believe 2016 will bring a surge in religion-related building projects. Read more »
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear religious freedom challenges to the Affordable Care Act. It marks the second time the high court will address the ACA's contraception mandate. The... Read more »
First Presbyterian Church is opening its doors to the community for screenings of the Rev. Billy Graham's latest DVD, "My Hope," a message on the hope of heaven. Participants are encouraged to... Read more »
Reading about St. Faustina, I thought how the old folks at home used to say, “Mercy, mercy, mercy” and “Lord, have mercy.” No one says mercy much anymore. But if Pope... Read more »
Many veterans experience "moral injury," or guilt and shame over things they saw or did in war. Churches are uniquely positioned to help vets heal from moral injury, but uninformed efforts to help... Read more »
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