Draper teen Pete Benda, 15, continues to defy the odds in recovering from a traumatic brain injury.
Known for his breakout movie role as the "Sundance Kid," and now as the impresario of the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, actor/director Robert Redford is in talks to play the late Pentecostal... Read more »
Pope Francis delivered a powerful boost of support to the Palestinians during a Holy Land pilgrimage Sunday, repeatedly backing their statehood aspirations, praying solemnly at Israel's... Read more »
Pope Francis and the spiritual leader of the world's Orthodox Christians prayed together Sunday inside the Jerusalem church that symbolizes their divisions, calling their historic meeting a step... Read more »
Pope Francis called on Saturday for an "urgent" end to the Syrian civil war and the refugee crisis it has spawned as he opened a three-day trip to the Middle East. Read more »
Pope Francis' trip to the Middle East offers a host of symbolically important — and potentially problematic — moments, from the gifts he'll receive to the venues he'll visit and words... Read more »
The Vatican’s chief media strategist says the Catholic Church cannot ignore the opportunities for evangelization that the Internet offers. Read more »
Pope Francis will spend less than half an hour in this Palestinian refugee camp during a jam-packed Holy Land tour this weekend, but residents hope even a brief visit will shine a light on what... Read more »
A musical exchange allows for BYU students and non-LDS congregations to share gifts. Read more »
The Vatican's financial watchdog agency said Monday that "corrective measures" were necessary at the Holy See's troubled bank to continue the path toward financial transparency and compliance with... Read more »
Is there really a "war" between science and religion? On the whole, no. But to the extent that one exists or is thought to exist, it harms both religion and science. Read more »
Christian blogger Sarah Bessey was losing faith in God's love for her when she heard four words that changed her life: "You are not forgotten." Read more »
When Pope Francis sets foot in the Holy Land next week, he'll be treading on diplomatic eggshells at virtually every stop. Read more »
Spanish heartthrob Antonio Banderas may be cast in the role of Pope Francis in the first feature film to be made on the life of the Argentine pontiff. Read more »
Members of the Cambodian Buddhist community in Utah will sell Cambodian food during the Living Traditions festival to raise funds for the new Utah Cambodian Community Buddhist Temple. Read more »
Various faith leaders convened Thursday to bless the hands of physicians and staff at St. Mark's Hospital. Read more »
Pope Francis will be accompanied on his first visit to the Middle East by Argentine Rabbi Abraham Skorka and Muslim leader Omar Abboud. Read more »
A rabbi and a Muslim leader will join Pope Francis on his upcoming trip to the Holy Land, the first time an official papal delegation has included members of other faiths, the Vatican said Thursday. Read more »
Hundreds of teens from North Jersey gathered in Morristown on Saturday, May 10, for a night celebrating modesty — the eighth annual “Mormon Prom.” Read more »
A London-trained fashion designer has launched a new range of clerical wear for women in the Church of England. Read more »
The largest-ever global survey of attitudes towards Jews reveals anti-Semitism to be a problem second only to bias against Muslims, according to the Anti-Defamation League. The Middle East and... Read more »
A club at Harvard recently planned a black mass. But how have religious leaders felt about it? And what about the Catholic community? Read more »
Pope Paul VI, who did much to modernize the Roman Catholic Church but pronounced a ban on artificial contraception which was widely defied by the faithful, has moved a step closer to sainthood with... Read more »
The Vatican issued an urgent appeal Thursday, May 8, for the release of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram. Read more »
The Benham brothers issued a statement on their Facebook page early Thursday saying they are “saddened” by HGTV’s decision. Read more »
A leading expert on the global religious landscape has launched a new venture that will enlist business leaders and trade groups from around the world in an ambitious effort to enhance economic... Read more »
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Americans of almost all stripes feel warmly toward Jews, Catholics and evangelicals, a Pew Research Center survey reveals. Muslims and atheists aren't as well regarded, while Mormons are in the... Read more »
President Barack Obama has turned down a plea from religious groups that they be exempt from an executive order he plans to sign Monday prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating against... Read more »
Protestant and Catholic youths from the Ulster Project are wrapping up their time in Utah. They have spent July participating in activities with Salt Lake host teens who help them learn leadership... Read more »
The United States on Sunday sharpened its criticism of Hamas and urged the militant Palestinian group to accept a cease-fire agreement that would halt nearly two weeks of fighting with Israel. Read more »
Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked a bill aimed at restoring free contraception for women who get their health insurance from companies with religious objections, a legislative setback for... Read more »
Iraq's prime minister on Sunday condemned the Islamic State extremist group's actions targeting Christians in territory it controls, saying they reveal the threat the jihadists pose to the minority... Read more »
The original "Eight Faces of Moses" collection, created by American painter and illustrator Arnold Friberg, was on display in Salt Lake Tuesday and Wednesday. Friberg was remembered for his... Read more »
A quote from Pope Francis in La Repubblica newspaper has created further drama in the Catholic Church around the already controversial issue of clergy sexual abuse. Read more »
Arnold Friberg's "Original Eight Faces of Moses" paintings will be on display Tuesday and Wednesday. Read more »
Congregations along the Wasatch Front are engaged in a friendly competition to see which church can donate the most food to the Crossroads Urban Center in July. The winner will receive the Golden... Read more »
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