Pope Francis arrived in Kenya on Wednesday for his first-ever visit to Africa.
Violent conflict in the West Bank led to Joseph's Tomb being set on fire this week. This isn't the only artifact that's been attacked because of violence. Read more »
For about a month after he returned from England last year, a Montclair State University professor did not realize what a treasure he had found in a rare books library at Cambridge University. Read more »
A new Tennessee bill has lawmakers, teachers and parents reflecting on the value of including religion in junior high history curriculums. Read more »
Unusual longevity in "blue zones" is linked to lifestyle and religious involvement. Members of the churchgoing population will generally prolong their lives by four to 14 enjoyable and productive... Read more »
The Parliament of the World's Religions opened with a colorful procession representing 50 faith traditions at the Salt Palace Convention Center on Thursday night, an event that included messages of... Read more »
Opening day of the Parliament of the World's Religions began with its first-ever Women's Assembly on Thursday, which included workshops and presentations on social justice, religious traditions,... Read more »
Devotees of some 50 faith traditions have come together in Salt Lake City for the Parliament of the World's Religions, the largest interfaith gathering in the world. The event runs Thursday-Monday... Read more »
A Domino’s driver was left in tears when an Ohio church congregation tipped her more than $1,000 after she delivered a $5.99 pizza, according to local media. Read more »
A surge of migrant deaths in deadly voyages across the Mediterranean Sea has become a modern-day refugee crisis. Read more »
Hans-Ulrich Laukamp allegedly used to be one of the owners of the Gospel of Jesus' Wife, a fragment of text that some say indicates that Jesus may have had a wife. Read more »
Flooding in South Carolina reached "historic proportions," according to The Huffington Post, and here's what local churches are doing about it. Read more »
YA author Rainbow Rowell talks about how her new book, "Carry On," references Harry Potter and other "chosen one" stories. Read more »
Film critics tend to take a dim view of “message movies,” especially when the message concerns religion, repentance and such. And a similar thing has happened with "War Room." Read more »
Pope Francis directed the attention of the world's bishops to real-world crises Friday by denouncing the escalation of conflicts in Syria and Iraq and urging greater diplomacy to end the... Read more »
As crews quietly removed a monument of the Ten Commandments from the Oklahoma state capitol grounds earlier this week, another skirmish over religious expression resurfaced. Read more »
In her latest video, Jenny Oaks Baker pays tribute to religion and portrays the blessings that come from worshiping. Read more »
Muslim leaders and anti-bigotry activists are girding for a weekend of protests — some billed as “open-carry events” — by groups known for their anti-Muslim views. Read more »
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday (Oct. 8) prohibited all of the country’s parliamentarians from visiting the Temple Mount, a contentious site holy to both Jews and Arabs. Read more »
Two of North America’s most liberal Protestant church groups have teamed up and agreed to recognize each other’s members, ministers and sacraments. Read more »
The Joke with the Pope contest is over and the winner is a rabbi. And that’s no joke. Read more »
Oct. 8 was called "Bring Your Bible to School Day" — a day when thousands of students were asked to bring their bibles to school to promote religious freedom. Read more »
Evangelical leaders spoke out against “reparative” mental health therapy for LGBT people Tuesday (Oct. 6) but still called on them to “change,” saying that only through... Read more »
Pope Francis’ first U.S. visit gave his already-high favorability ratings only a modest bounce with most Americans — and no bounce at all among Catholics. Read more »
We all remember the story of Noah, saving animals two by two. Well, this pastor just did something similar. Read more »
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