The postgame prayer shines a light on the religious grounding of some of football's leading men.
While Catholic schools in the East and Midwest are consolidating and shutting down from dropping enrollments, those in Utah and other parts of the West and South are bucking that trend and remain... Read more »
The "Islamic State in Iraq and Syria" is seeking to revive the ancient Islamic "caliphate." What is the background for this institution? Where did it come from? How will other Muslims react to... Read more »
In keeping with tradition, Japanese Buddhists will celebrate the Obon Japanese Festival Saturday at the Salt Lake Buddhist Temple, 211 W. 100 South, with food and dance. Read more »
Fourteen religious leaders set off a firestorm last week when they sent President Obama a letter requesting a religious exemption in his planned executive order, but a few facts get in the way. Read more »
The Vatican has chosen a French financier to become the new president of its bank, which is overhauling the way it operates after a series of financial scandals. Read more »
The complexity of the world that surrounds us argues loudly for the existence of a Creator. Read more »
I’ve seen the stories. You’ve seen the stories. Folks are replacing religion in their lives with other activities. Young people are fleeing the faith of their fathers. The human race,... Read more »
Pope Francis begged forgiveness Monday from the victims of clergy sex abuse as he held his first meeting with several abuse survivors — but another victim called the gathering nothing more... Read more »
In its new family drama, "The Leftovers," about life after a rapture-like event, HBO offers a look at how to do right in spite of unanswered questions. Read more »
Lessons learned early at home and in San Francisco trained Utah Catholic Bishop John C. Wester for dealing with battleground issues from a place of love and compassion. Read more »
A Roman Catholic priest convicted of stabbing and strangling a nun 34 years ago in a hospital chapel will receive a funeral Mass, a church official said Saturday. Read more »
"Unbroken" hero Louis Zamperini died this week at age 97. Famous for his time as a WWII prisoner of war and his track performance in the 1936 Berlin Olympics, Zamperini's life story also includes... Read more »
For those who imagine the June 30 Hobby Lobby case drew a line under high-profile religious liberty cases, guess again. As the fictional Margo Channing once said, "Fasten your seatbelts, it's going... Read more »
Students and civil servants in China's Muslim northwest, where Beijing is enforcing a security crackdown following deadly unrest, have been ordered to avoid taking part in traditional fasting... Read more »
David Green felt like the black sheep of his family. His five other siblings had followed their preacher father into church work; David went into retail. But as his business successes mounted, he... Read more »
The decades-long battle over a cross erected on public land in California will drag out even longer now that the Supreme Court declined Monday, June 30, to hear the case. Read more »
What does Pope Francis' response to the shifting demographic of the Catholic Church mean for its future? Read more »
Egypt will restrict sermons during the holy month of Ramadan to topics of faith and morality, the state's top official in charge of religious affairs said Sunday, in the latest measure by the... Read more »
Thousands of Iraqi Christians flocked back to their homes in the north on Sunday, days after they fled villages under attack by Sunni Muslim extremists. Read more »
Across a wide belt that stretches halfway around the globe, the world's estimated 1.6 billion Muslims will mark the beginning of Ramadan this weekend. The holy season is marred by unprecedented... Read more »
For Muslims, the sacred month of Ramadan, which begins this evening, is an occasion for spiritual reflection and re-centering. Read more »
A Sudanese Christian woman whose death sentence for apostasy was overturned was ordered freed again on Thursday after being detained on accusations of forging travel documents. Read more »
A new study by three sociologists finds that three out of four interfaith civic coalitions turn to what the sociologists have dubbed “bridging prayer.” Read more »
Jim Black leads people on a robust walk three times a week on the grounds of the 120-acre Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, Calif., he’s got powerful company: God. Read more »
The University of Dayton, Union Theological Seminary and the Presbyterian Church (USA) are the latest faith-based groups to adjust their investments to reflect their faith. Read more »
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