Authors methodically and lucidly argue for marriage as a permanent union between a man and a woman.
Hundreds of evangelical pastors gathered in Washington to pray and lobby for immigration reform Wednesday. Their actions come on the heels of a new poll indicating that evangelicals, at large, are... Read more »
Iraq carried out its first election since the U.S. military withdrawal without major bloodshed Saturday in a major test for Iraqi security forces as they face a reviving al-Qaida insurgency. But... Read more »
Reading scriptural texts, whether our own or from elsewhere, merely as literature strips them of precisely what causes people to regard them as scripture. They are, in the eyes and hearts of believers, far more than mere poetry or... Read more »
An artillery shell slammed into a pickup truck, killing nine members of a family during fierce fighting on Friday in Syria as U.S. officials said the Obama administration is poised to send millions more in non-lethal military aid to... Read more »
Boston ranks among the least religious cities in the country, according to Gallup. In the wake of Monday's fatal marathon bombings, Boston has experienced a show of faith that has been chronicled... Read more »
A sampling of the public comments submitted on the Obama administration's latest proposal to mandate birth control at no cost through employer heath care plans indicates no one likes the... Read more »
Twenty-four-year-old Preeya Prakash is difficult to define. She is an Indian, an American, a Utahn and a Hindu. She credits her parents with helping her figure out how to balance all of those... Read more »
In a cave here high in the desert mountains of eastern Egypt, the man said to be the father of monasticism took refuge from the temptations of the world some 17 centuries ago. At the foot of the... Read more »
Author Naomi Schaefer Riley writes that Jews could learn a thing or two from Mormons in the area where she has become expert: interfaith marriages. Read more »
Linda Ambard ran in the Boston Marathon in memory of her husband, a solider who had fallen at the hands of terrorists. In a now viral Facebook post, Ambard vows to never let terrorism ever "maim... Read more »
At a time when religion's place in the public square is the topic of legal battles, Americans continue to turn to a higher power in the face of tragedy. Read more »
According to Washington Editor of RealClearPolitics, Carl M. Cannon, coverage of religion in the mainstream media -- and of the faith-tinged issue of abortion -- has revealed that our journalism... Read more »
Pope Francis told priests on Sunday to practice what they preach, saying the church's credibility was on the line. Read more »
Pope Francis named eight cardinals from around the globe Saturday to advise him on running the Catholic Church and reforming the Vatican bureaucracy, marking his first month as pope with a major... Read more »
When Nancy Aiken talks to students in Baltimore's Orthodox Jewish community about domestic violence and sexual assaults, she asks the boys a simple question: How many of you want to grow up to be a... Read more »
Interfaith marriages comprised 45 percent of U.S. marriages in the last decade. But the belief that "love will conquer all" often dissolves as children arrive and unanticipated life events cause... Read more »
Church leaders aren’t in charge of the country, they are in charge of God’s Kingdom. And when a soul knocks on the gates and asks to come inside, a Christian leader is going to let them... Read more »
Bare feet and work boots shuffle on the wooden floor of the Amish schoolhouse as the children settle into tight rows of scuffed metal desks across the room from their parents — the men on one... Read more »
A Hutterite colony in Montana has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its case against a state labor law that targets the religious group's centuries-old tenets of communal living. Read more »
Americans have a high interest and awareness of the Bible, but a majority believe the scripture has too little influence on a society some of them say is in moral decline, according to a recent... Read more »
The leader of Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Church on Tuesday blasted the country's Islamist president over his handling of the recent deadly sectarian violence, including an attack on the main cathedral... Read more »
Megachurch pastor and popular Christian author Rick Warren posted a message on Twitter Sunday saying he was "overwhelmed" by the love and support offered after the apparent suicide of the youngest... Read more »
A corner of a big Rome piazza, known for hosting free rock concerts and political rallies, will be renamed after late pontiff John Paul II, with Pope Francis coming to the unveiling ceremony Sunday. Read more »
The Southern California church headed by popular evangelical Pastor Rick Warren announced Saturday that Warren's 27-year-old son has committed suicide. Read more »
With a hand-held radio and gold-colored badge attached to his navy blue shirt, a security officer keeps watch over Sunday worshippers at Grace Church in Eden Prairie. Read more »
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