Russians' views on whether religion benefits them and their society are changing.
Arkansas' decision to put a Ten Commandments display on its Capitol grounds could lead to a monument menagerie that includes a statue of a monkey-faced deity and a banner promoting a vegan lifestyle. Read more »
Pope Francis urged a crowd of more than 1 million people Tuesday to channel the same urgency that brought Latin America its independence from Spain into spreading the faith on a continent where... Read more »
Pope Francis received a hero's welcome in Ecuador's biggest city Monday as he celebrated the first public Mass of his South American tour, telling hundreds of thousands of faithful their families... Read more »
Hundreds of thousands of people filled a park in Ecuador's main port city Monday for Pope Francis' first big event of his three-nation South American tour, hoping for a glimpse of Latin America's... Read more »
Latin America's first pope returned to Spanish-speaking South America on Sunday for the first time, beginning a nine-day tour that will take him to three of the continent's poorest countries. Read more »
Benedict XVI, emeritus pope and theologian, reflected on Saturday on classical music as an "encounter with the divine," saying listening to Mozart helps him experience "very deeply the Lord's... Read more »
The Oklahoma Supreme Court's decision to order a Ten Commandments monument removed from the state Capitol grounds has so angered conservatives in the Legislature that some Republicans are calling... Read more »
President Boyd K. Packer, champion of families, master teacher, resolute defender of LDS doctrine, dies at 90
President Boyd K. Packer, 90, president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, and an apostle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for 45 years died Friday. His passing represents the... Read more »
Pope Francis is taking his "church for the poor" to three of South America's poorest and most peripheral countries, making a grueling, week-long trip that will showcase the pope at his... Read more »
Worshippers gathered at the Salt Lake Tabernacle for the Utah Showcase on Wednesday, July 1, 2015, as part of the Episcopal Church’s 78th Conference. The showcase presented cultural... Read more »
The Rev. John Taylor feared the worst when he learned his church was on fire, only days after a mass shooting at a black church in Charleston prompted Southern leaders to call for removing... Read more »
People of all faiths are invited to join in a three-day, nonstop prayer for Nepal at the traditional Tibetan Buddhist temple at 740 S. 300 West. Read more »
Pigs rummage through garbage searching for leftovers. The people live in shacks made of plywood and corrugated metal. Any semblance of stability in the sprawling slum of 15,000 families is upended... Read more »
A prayerful procession led by some 60 Episcopal bishops traveled through downtown Salt Lake City Sunday morning calling for an end to the 'unholy trinity' of poverty, racism and gun violence. Read more »
The Rt. Rev. Michael Curry, bishop of the Diocese of North Carolina, was elected the Episcopal Church's 27th presiding bishop and primate Saturday afternoon during the church's 78th convention in... Read more »
The religious landscape of the Middle East is much more complex than many outsiders realize. Along with Judaism, Christianity and, in most areas, overwhelmingly dominant Islam, there are numerous... Read more »
Having agreed to consider removing the Confederate flag from South Carolina's Statehouse, lawmakers are now saying goodbye to a beloved black colleague whose slaying in a mass church shooting has... Read more »
As the Episcopal Church launches its 78th General Convention in Salt Lake City, leaders are focused on taking better care of the planet, standing against racism, and crafting new church policy and... Read more »
As one of the foremost Christian leaders in Iraq for nearly two decades, Reverend Canon Andrew White is all too familiar with the wave of crises that has hit the country. Read more »
Pope Francis asked forgiveness Monday for the Catholic Church's persecution of members of a small evangelical church in Italy whose leader was excommunicated and followers branded as heretics... Read more »
Across the Middle East last week, Muslims marked the start of Ramadan, a month of intense prayer, dawn-to-dusk fasting and nightly feasts. Read more »
I’m not sure when people started talking about “magical thinking.” When I was in college, I don’t remember the term coming up. Now it’s everywhere. Read more »
They forgave him. They advised him to repent for his sins, and asked for God's mercy on his soul. One even told Dylann Storm Roof to repent and confess, and "you'll be OK." Read more »
Ogden churches came together at noon Friday at Embry Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church to pray and remember the nine people shot and killed during a prayer meeting Wednesday at a historic... Read more »
For millions of Muslims, the holy month of Ramadan marks a time for ritual fasting during the day and, often, a large meal with friends and family after sundown. For those buying and selling... Read more »
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