Roman Catholic Cardinal Timothy Dolan says the church has been for universal health care for almost a century.
A good road trip is like reading a good book. You get in at the beginning and push ahead, pause along the way for food and sleep and, with luck, you finish a wiser soul. And road trips, like... Read more »
A question and answer session with Richard Mouw, president emeritus of Fuller Theological Seminary during a recent visit to Utah Valley University. Read more »
Believers are gathering in Salt Lake City — National Bible City 2013 — to praise and honor God for the gift of his word: the Bible. Read more »
Long-simmering ideological objections to teaching evolution in Texas boiled over at a late-night meeting, as the Board of Education extended preliminary approval of new science textbooks but held... Read more »
The first big event for the week of the 50th anniversary of C. S. Lewis's death was a service held on Sunday at the parish Lewis attended his entire adult life and where he is buried. Read more »
More than 100 clergy members representing 15 different faith traditions signed a public letter that was published as a full-page ad in the Deseret News and Salt Lake Tribune, calling on Gov. Gary... Read more »
Proclaiming that “every person must be respected as a child of God,” the Most Rev. John C. Wester said Wednesday that churches are obligated to speak out when their core principles are... Read more »
Frank Schaefer gets to keep calling himself a Methodist pastor — at least for the next 30 days. Read more »
A 26-year-old man who authorities say killed himself in the courtyard of a Mormon temple in Las Vegas was identified Wednesday as the son of a federal appeals court judge. Read more »
While men across the country are growing out their beards and fine-tuning their mustaches, a group from a Christian girls ministry are wiping away their makeup. Read more »
A day after convicting one of their own of breaking church law, a jury of United Methodist clergy members returned Tuesday to determine the punishment for a minister who officiated at the same-sex... Read more »
The elders show up to help a sister move on transfers. Read more »
The Vatican's decision to publicly exhibit the purported relics of the Apostle Peter for the first time has spotlighted the intense scientific debate over whether the bones actually belong to the... Read more »
A United Methodist pastor who could be defrocked for officiating at his son's same-sex wedding faces a church trial in southeastern Pennsylvania. Read more »
Speedfaithing, which combines religious teaching and speed dating, has been popping up at college campuses across the country in recent years. Read more »
A survey of former volunteers who served through the Catholic Volunteer Network found the service had an influential impact on their future education, income, career choice, faith and civic... Read more »
Religious organizations across the globe are sending relief efforts to the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan ravaged the country last week. Read more »
New religious movements (or NRMs) continue to be formed in vast numbers around the world. The reasons for this are as varied as the spiritual needs such movements strive to satisfy. Read more »
There is no sign of the hundreds of thousands of Christian pilgrims who flock here every November. No tattoo artists inscribing crosses on the wrists of babies or images of saints on the arms of... Read more »
Father Arturo Banuelas has a solution for the growing number of Catholic young adults leaving the church: Get them to care about and serve others. Read more »
According to a survey by Global Language Monitor, Pope Francis is the Internet’s most talked about person of 2013. Read more »
A suicide attacker and twin bomb blast on Thursday targeted Shiites marking a somber religious ritual in Iraq, killing at least 41 people and wounding more than 100, officials said. Read more »
Pope Francis shunned a presidential guard escort for his first state visit to the Italian president Thursday in yet another breach of protocol and security, even though some people have expressed... Read more »
Defending individual conscience rights has often been divisive, whether involving military service, vaccinations, union dues or school curriculum. Today, same-sex marriage is the battleground for... Read more »
European soccer clubs with religious ties are sparking a debate across the pond about religious tolerance. Read more »
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When finalists on NBC’s “The Voice” sang the traditional Christian hymn “Will the Circle Be Unbroken” last Tuesday, many listeners noticed they replaced... Read more »
Roman Catholic Cardinal Timothy Dolan says the church has been for universal health care for almost a century, but it can't support Obamacare as long as it forces Catholics to violate their... Read more »
The University of Notre Dame on Tuesday filed another lawsuit opposing portions of the federal health care overhaul that forces it to provide health insurance for students and employees that... Read more »
Colton Burpo was 4 years old when his appendix ruptured. Because of an incorrect diagnose, Colton's parents found themselves praying that their son would live. Colton miraculously survived and... Read more »
A majority of Croatians voted in a referendum Sunday to ban gay marriages in what is a major victory for the Catholic Church-backed conservatives in the European Union's newest nation. Read more »
The unique and central Christian claim is that God descended, fully and completely, to dwell among humanity, share mortal struggles and weaknesses, atone, die and rise again, paving the path for... Read more »
Pope Francis called for prayers Wednesday for 12 Orthodox nuns reportedly taken by force from their convent in Syria by rebels. Religious officials in the region have said the women were abducted,... Read more »
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday gave Pope Francis a book about the Inquisition in Spain written by his late father, an expert on the Catholic Church's forced conversion and... Read more »
The operation was called Kindertransport — Children's Transport — and it was a passage from hell to freedom. Read more »
The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis said it planned Thursday to disclose the names of at least 29 priests who have been credibly accused of sexually abusing minors, following months of... Read more »
Though religion has always played a role in the comic book industry, now faith-based comic books are on the rise. Read more »
Annie Laurie Gaylor, co-president of the Freedom from Religion Foundation, predicted clergy would pay attention once they learned a federal judge in Wisconsin ruled the clergy housing tax break is... Read more »
Access to the Gutenberg Bible and other ancient manuscripts has just gotten easier. Read more »
Pope Francis has ramped up the Vatican's charity work, sending his chief alms-giver and a contingent of Swiss guards onto the streets of Rome at night to do what he usually can't do: comfort the... Read more »
Pope Francis is assembling a panel of experts to advise him on sex abuse in the clergy — a task that will involve looking at how to protect children from pedophiles, how to better screen men... Read more »
The official Thanksgiving holiday is just 150 years old, but its origins can be traced far further back, and depend, ultimately, upon the rhythms of nature. Read more »
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