In our world today, many say that the way moral issues are looked at must change.
In keeping with previous papal visits, Pope Francis' U.S. visit in September has spurred a mad dash among souvenir sellers. For $160, you can order an official, life-size "cutout" of the pontiff from the group organizing one of the events in Philadelphia.
In America's largest metropolitan markets people are more likely to be either Roman Catholic or religiously unaffiliated than to hold any other faith tradition, the Public Religion Research Institute reported in an analysis released this week.
Seattle is taking strides to make homeownership possible for more Muslim families.
I was sitting there at my desk, minding my own business (well, OK, minding my boss's business), when all of a sudden it hit me.
Offering a word of encouragement to Roman Catholics who have divorced and remarried without church approval, Pope Francis may urge compassion, though his words are far from final on the issue. Catholics, as well as other Christian denominations, are divided on the question of divorce and remarriage.
As I was driving down the road the other day, I looked over and saw a sign dedicating a highway for someone. I have driven down that piece of road many times and have never paid much attention to this sign.
I am writing this column on the first day of school here in Bryan County. By the time you read it, they will have almost a full week behind them.
The leadership of three major U.S. churches took on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict last week, voting on resolutions to support the pro-Palestinian boycott, divestment and sanction movement.
Twenty years ago Saturday, Bosnian Serb military leader Ratko Mladic was reassuring Muslim Bosnian civilians their lives would be protected by handing out candy while laughing with his soldiers in Srebrenica, Bosnia — a town that had been declared a United Nations safe haven during the Bosnian War.
In Christ, man can gain victory over sin and a home in heaven.
International leaders often take time off during the summer months. President Barack Obama is heading to Martha's Vineyard off the Massachusetts coast Saturday for a 15-day break, Boston.com reported.
"Then his disciples began arguing about which of them was the greatest. But Jesus knew their thoughts, so he brought a little child to his side. Then he said to them, 'Anyone who welcomes a little child like this on my behalf welcomes me, and anyone who welcomes me also welcomes my Father who sent me. Whoever is the least among you is the greatest.'" - Luke 9:46-48 (NLT)
Russians' views on whether religion benefits them and their society have changed dramatically over the past 25 years, a new poll from a state-owned research firm reveals.
The Republic of Sudan's government is expected to hold a "final hearing" for two Christian pastors Aug. 5, media reports indicate. The case, which might result in death sentences for the pair, is the latest in a series of crackdowns on Christians there.
I enjoy playing golf. I suppose it is my most-enjoyable hobby at this time in my life.
Not all Christians are happy about the latest faith-based film to hit theaters.
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How often do we put off something we need to do until tomorrow — a day that never seems to come?
Many iPhone users woke up Wednesday morning to find a new software update (iOS 9) waiting for them.
The anticipated canonization of Spanish priest Junípero Serra has generated months of debate over whether his missionary work among Native Americans in 18th century California ...
The case of a Kentucky county clerk who went to jail rather than issue marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples has not only galvanized ...
Since the 1950s, the end of summer has signaled two things for American Jews: The advent of a worship period known as the High Holy ...
Three years ago, Adam Smallcombe moved his wife and young children from their home just north of Sydney, Australia, 7,400 miles across the Pacific ...
Brace yourself. New religious emojis are coming.
Today's text is from Leviticus 23:24-25 (MSG): "God said to Moses, 'Tell the people of Israel, on the first day of the seventh ...
Rosh Hashanah, the two-day Jewish New Year celebration, began Sunday. From the foods to the sounds to the tweets, the festival's messages provide Jews ...
Pastors in 35 states will be able to take some time off for study, reflection and personal renewal thanks to grants from an Indiana-based foundation.
Stephen Colbert, who away from the television cameras is a dedicated Roman Catholic who teaches Sunday School in his suburban New Jersey parish, wants to ...