Fowle is back, but there are still reasons to question North Korea's religious freedom violations, analysts said.
The expanding international footprint of the Mormon church will be on display this weekend during a biannual conference that brings 100,000 church members to Salt Lake City to listen to words of... Read more »
Brazil's rapid religious transformation is reverberating through the country's tight presidential race, where abortion and gay marriage have emerged as hot-button issues and Pentecostal... Read more »
Pope Francis urged Europe to open its doors to refugees Wednesday as he marked the anniversary of a deadly migrant shipwreck off Sicily by meeting with survivors and relatives of the victims. Read more »
It has been nearly 10 years since Carrie Underwood won "American Idol" but her newest song proves that fame has not managed to take away her faith. Read more »
Behind the circus performances, animal handlers and other jobs, is a tight-knit community. Included in this community are circus chaplain Father Jerry Hogan and Sister Dorothy Fabritze as a... Read more »
Tens of thousands of people gathered in Madrid on Saturday for the beatification of an early leader of the Roman Catholic organization Opus Dei. Read more »
Sam Harris, you may know, is one of the “new atheists.” Along with Christopher Hitchens, Richard Dawkins and others, they form a band of firebrands that bombarded bookstores a few years... Read more »
Fighting to improve their brand, leading Republicans rallied behind religious liberty at a Friday gathering of evangelical conservatives, rebuking an unpopular President Barack Obama while skirting... Read more »
The Mormon church's family history research center is launching a social media campaign encouraging youngsters around the world to share their best stories about their grandmothers. Read more »
Pope Francis denounced how extremists around the world are "perverting" religion to justify violence as he arrived Sunday in Albania, a Balkan nation where Christians and Muslims endured brutal... Read more »
Ancient readers and translators of the Bible, in their attempts to be reverent toward the Supreme Being, also created ambiguities and theological problems. Read more »
Pope Francis on Saturday appointed Bishop Blase Cupich, a moderate who has called for civility in the culture wars, as the next archbishop of Chicago, signaling a shift in tone in one of the most... Read more »
The Dalai Lama praised Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday for being "more realistic" and principled than his predecessors, a day after Xi's three-day visit to India ended. Read more »
The one-room, stone church of St. Nicholas has sat on the top of a hill here since the 16th century, destroyed three times and rebuilt in a testament to the Catholic presence in this region that... Read more »
The Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City is keeping with its tradition of honoring legal and health professionals with separate masses. Read more »
People from an LDS congregation will help Catholic members set up for the annual Carmelite Fair, held at the Carmelite Monastery in Holladay. Read more »
Forty "I do's" — or "Si" in Italian — were pronounced in St. Peter's Basilica Sunday as Pope Francis married 20 couples, with one bride already a mother. Read more »
Rabbi David Levinsky will take over as rabbi for the Temple Har Shalom in July 2015. One of his goals is to use Judaism to "perfect the world." Read more »
Pope Francis urged the world Saturday to shed its apathy in the face of what he characterizes as a third world war, intoning "war is madness" at the foot of a grandiose monument to soldiers killed... Read more »
Familiar Bible stories are eloquently brought to life with the help of gorgeous, full-color illustrations. Read more »
The Salt Lake Interfaith Roundtable met recently for one of its regular service opportunities. The group sees service as a way to spread a message of peace. Read more »
Pope Francis is making good on his insistence that the Catholic Church welcome all faithful — not just those who obey church teaching perfectly. He'll marry 20 couples this weekend, including... Read more »
Pope Francis may make a 17th century priest Sri Lanka's first Roman Catholic saint during his trip next year, making good on his promise to give Asia more saints as models for the faithful, Sri... Read more »
The president of the overwhelmingly Catholic Philippines proposed Wednesday to give Muslims in the south the ability to run their own government under their own flag, part of a peace plan aimed at... Read more »
The Parliament of the World's Religions will meet for its summit in Salt Lake City in October 2015. This will be the first time in 22 years that the summit has been held in the United States. Read more »
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