The pale, young Christian woman sat handcuffed in the courtroom, accused of insulting Islam
In theory, if an atheist asked God to do something horrible, it would be meaningless and not generate much anxiety. But a new study shows that in practice, atheists and religious people reacted the... Read more »
It's wrong to say that there’s no religion on television, but it's true to say that there's no respect for religion on television. Read more »
A Jesus portrait that has hung in a southern Ohio school district since 1947 was taken down Wednesday, because of concerns about the potential costs of a federal lawsuit against its display. Read more »
Ryan Rotela isn't talking about how he won an apology from Florida Atlantic University for facing discipline after complaining how a class exercise offended his religious beliefs. But the... Read more »
Airing on History, "The Bible" topped 10 million viewers with each of its five episodes. Factoring in the people who also watched "The Bible" via DVR or re-broadcasts, more than 60 million viewers... Read more »
Contemporary Sudanese music blared from speakers in the sanctuary of the All Saints Episcopal Church Sunday, as live singers welcomed visitors and regular congregants to Easter services. Read more »
Catholics and Protestants flocked to churches to celebrate Easter on Sunday in the Holy Land and across the broader Middle East, praying, singing and rejoicing. Read more »
Pope Francis delivered a plea for peace in his first Easter Sunday message to the world, decrying seemingly endless conflicts in the Middle East and on the Korean peninsula after celebrating Mass... Read more »
Pope Francis celebrated a trimmed back Easter Vigil service Saturday after having reached out to Muslims and women during a Holy Week in which he began to put his mark on the Catholic Church. Read more »
Holding a Bible in her arms at the start of Holy Week, seamstress Maria Munoz waited patiently to visit the tomb of the man she considers another savior of humanity. Read more »
President Barack Obama is wishing a joyful Easter to those who celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Read more »
When Trudy Cox stumbled onto vile images on her husband's computer, she knew he needed help and that she'd stick by him. But forgiveness? That's a hard step. But research says that without it,... Read more »
It might seem as if Pope Francis is in a bit of denial over his new job as leader of the world's 1.2-billion Catholics. Or perhaps he's simply changing the popular idea of what it means to be pope,... Read more »
For Easter Sunday, a look back at the history of the Savior's life, ministry and crucifixion in film, and which ones are considered the most reverent and artistically relevant. Read more »
Indonesian Christians carry a bamboo cross during a Good Friday procession to reenact Jesus' path to crucifixion. At the Vatican, Pope Francis lies down in prayer during the Passion of Christ Mass... Read more »
Hundreds of Christians streamed through the cobblestone alleyways of Jerusalem's Old City on Friday, hoisting wooden crosses and chanting prayers to mark the crucifixion of Jesus. Read more »
The first witnesses to Christ's resurrection weren't credulous fools. Their skepticism was overcome by evidence they couldn't deny. Read more »
Later this year, Friberg Fine Art will be displaying more than 75 of artist Arnold Friberg’s masterpieces at an art exhibition at The Gateway in Salt Lake City. Read more »
With movies about Moses, Noah, Pontius Pilate and Judah Maccabee in the works, Hollywood is looking to the Bible for inspiration. Could this be a renaissance for the biblical epic? Read more »
Members of the Clearfield Community Church held Palm Sunday services at Wasatch Elementary School, eager to prove that the fire which ravaged their church building on Tuesday could not prevent them... Read more »
A group of young atheists have taken up Lent without the religious context. They seem attracted to the idea of giving up a bad habit and replacing it with a good one. Read more »
The White House has named a church-state legal scholar and consensus builder to head up the administration’s Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships. Read more »
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Last month, the Community of Christ’s USA National Conference made the recommendation to allow the sacrament of marriage available to same-sex couples, as well as ordination to the church's... Read more »
A recent study shows that the frequency, understanding and expectations of prayer evolve and mature not just between youth and old age, but also during the later years of life. Read more »
Rainn Wilson, who plays Dwight Schrute on NBC’s “The Office”, spoke in Washington, D.C., last week to raise awareness of injustices toward fellow members of his Baha'i faith. Read more »
The pale, young Christian woman sat handcuffed in the courtroom, accused of insulting Islam while teaching history of religions to fourth-graders. A team of Islamist lawyers with long beards sang... Read more »
Pope Francis toured St. Peter's Square to greet tens of thousands of people attending a rally of prayer, music and speeches Saturday, and he embraced the brother of a Pakistani politician who was... Read more »
King Henry VIII of England is notorious for his many wives and for the horrible fates some of them met. But his historical impact, and the damage he did, transcends his colorful marital history. Read more »
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Religious messages come through different mediums, and they are gaining greater traction in the social media arena. Read more »
Bombs ripped through Sunni areas in Baghdad and surrounding areas Friday, killing at least 76 people in the deadliest day in Iraq in more than eight months. The major spike in sectarian bloodshed... Read more »
Orthodox Christians visiting the Holy Land often return home with more than just spiritual memories. Many drop by a centuries-old tattoo parlor in Jerusalem's Old City, inking themselves with a... Read more »
The cyclone was only a day or two away, churning through the Indian Ocean and carrying with it winds and rains that authorities warned could quickly turn deadly. Read more »
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