Pew Research Center reported 61 percent of the public said science doesn’t conflict with their religious beliefs.
Archeologists in Nepal say they have discovered traces of a wooden structure dating from the sixth century B.C. that they believe is the world's oldest Buddhist shrine. Read more »
The Rev. Frank Colladay Jr. stood at the end of the gate waiting. On the arriving plane was a passenger whose husband had just died of a heart attack on another flight. Her name was Linda Gilbert.... Read more »
Pope Francis issued the mission statement for his papacy Tuesday, outlining how the Catholic Church and the papacy itself must be reformed to create a more missionary and merciful church that gets... Read more »
A “joyful” gathering of political, business and ecclesiastical leaders in the Capitol rotunda Monday afternoon celebrated the language, teachings and everyday applications of the Holy... Read more »
Russian President Vladimir Putin showed off his religious side during a visit Monday to the Vatican, stopping to cross himself and kiss an icon of the Madonna that he gave to Pope Francis. But... Read more »
Struggling to cover its costs, Washington National Cathedral has decided to begin charging an admission fee for tourists who visit the church beginning in 2014. Read more »
“A Celebration of Christ: An Interfaith Concert,” is returning to Temple Square, with performances Nov. 30 at 4:30 and 8 p.m. Choirs and artists from many Christian faiths will perform.... Read more »
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 »
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Once a week, Terri Roberts spends time with a 13-year-old Amish girl named Rosanna who sits in a wheelchair and eats through a tube. Roberts bathes her, sings to her, reads her stories. She can... Read more »
While some faiths, like Universe people and followers of Universal Industrial Church of the New World Comforter, actually include extra terrestrials, aliens and distant planets, other believers. 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 »
South Africans flocked to houses of worship Sunday for a national day of prayer and reflection to honor Nelson Mandela, starting planned events that will culminate in what is expected to be one of... Read more »
The mansion that serves as Maine headquarters of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union lay largely fallow until recently, with drug needles, liquor bottles and pornographic magazines littering the... Read more »
The NFL’s Washington Redskins, whose name and mascot have been sources of controversy in recent months because of their reference to Native Americans, have found both a new opponent and... Read more »
Thomas Williams, the onetime public face of the disgraced Legion of Christ religious order who left the priesthood after admitting he fathered a child, is getting married this weekend to the... Read more »
On Dec. 3, I turned 65. It’s one of those ages that call for reflection. Read more »
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 Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis on Thursday published a list of 34 priests who have been credibly accused of sexually abusing minors, following months of criticism that church leaders... 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 »
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