Pope Francis arrived in Kenya on Wednesday for his first-ever visit to Africa.
For hundreds of years, men and women and even nations have been shaped by influential books. If it’s true that we are what we eat, then it’s equally true that we are what we read. Read more »
A majority of evangelical pastors consider Islam to be “spiritually evil,” according to one just-released poll. Read more »
The overriding interest in the global meeting of Roman Catholic bishops that finishes on Sunday (Oct. 25) has centered on whether the churchmen will actually do anything in the end or leave well... Read more »
A story on a new report, "Changing Religion, Changing Economies" and how faith needs to be taken into account by economic policymakers and business owners who want to succeed in the changing... Read more »
Most Americans see a conflict between the findings of science and the teachings of religion. But “see” is the operative word in a new Pew Research Center report issued Thursday (Oct. 22). Read more »
Three conferences, all dealing with issues of faith, family and gay, lesbian and transgender rights, will take place in Salt Lake City over the next two weeks. Read more »
The Humus Bar is offering Arabs and Jews who eat together a 50 percent discount, owner Kobi Tzafrir posted on Facebook. Read more »
Conservative religious group shifts stance on death penalty as Louisiana pastors oppose death sentence
The National Associated of Evangelicals announced this week that it would adjust its position on the death penalty to recognize evangelical Christians who oppose the practice. Read more »
A Washington school district says it is negotiating with the football coach who continues to pray following games after district officials asked him to keep religion off the field. Read more »
A reward of up to $2,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the culprit in a string of fires that have now hit six predominantly African-American churches in and around St.... Read more »
From the multi-station cafeteria to the gift shop to the theater-style sanctuary, worshipers at Prestonwood Baptist Church believe — or hope — that next year’s election will see... Read more »
The largest coalition of U.S. evangelicals has stepped away from its pro-death penalty stance, which it embraced for the past 40 years. Read more »
Though this is largely forgotten now, Halloween has its origins in the Western Christian liturgical calendar. It almost certainly draws, too, on an ancient Celtic holiday called "Samhain." But... Read more »
The 2015 Parliament of the World's Religions came to a close Monday, with prayer, song and an announcement the world's largest interfaith gathering will start meeting every two years instead of... Read more »
The morning prayer that starts each session of a major gathering of Catholic churchmen underway here is an important chance for the 270 cardinals and bishops from around the world to set a... Read more »
Amid stiff opposition to modern birth control methods in the predominantly Islamic region of Northern Nigeria, a Muslim medical doctor is working to dispel the myths that fuel the resistance to... Read more »
The eight American bishops taking part in a Vatican summit on family life stay at a huge seminary built high on a hill overlooking St. Peter’s Basilica and the rest of the Eternal City. Read more »
This 16th-century church has flooded 40 years ago and just recently resurfaced for the second time in 15 years. Read more »
The largest Muslim-American civil rights group unveiled its Muslim of the Year this week. But there's been some controversy behind that decision. Read more »
Oprah Winfrey celebrates the wide variety of spiritual practices in the world in her new series, "Belief." Read more »
It is time to do more to address the root causes of poverty such as the mass incarceration of Americans, the leader of Chicago's Inner-City Muslim Action Network told attendees of the Parliament of... Read more »
Six Republican presidential candidates made personal appeals Sunday to thousands of Christian conservatives at a megachurch in suburban Dallas, underscoring the importance of the evangelical vote. Read more »
Pope Francis canonized the Catholic Church's first married couple in modern times on Sunday, declaring the parents of the beloved St. Therese of Lisieux saints in their own right. Read more »
As a major Vatican meeting on the church’s approach to sexuality and family life enters its decisive week, two top American archbishops offered contrasting views about what course the synod... Read more »
Members of the international Sikh community and a host of volunteers are preparing and serving thousands of communal meals, langar, each day to people taking part in the Parliament of the World's... Read more »
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