Growing numbers of American faith leaders are speaking out against the death penalty, although surveys show that a majority of believers support it.
A 400-year-old church in Mexico just had a Lazarus moment.
The “clock kid” is now the award kid.
Oprah Winfrey is giving faith a facelift, displaying all the good religion does in the world in a new documentary series, which premiered Sunday.
We live in perilous times. I grew up between the mid-1960s and the mid-1980s, times when we were taught to value the benefit and necessity of a strong national defense. The fight for freedom everywhere was a fight for our free way of life, and a strong national defense was a large part of that fight for freedom.
Increasing violence between Palestinians and Israeli forces last week led to a group of Palestinians setting fire to the compound that houses Joseph’s Tomb — a religious site in the West Bank, according to CNN.
As they consider a bill that would postpone lessons on topics like the five pillars of Islam until 10th grade, Tennessee lawmakers are debating if children are mature enough to study religious doctrine in history class.
Recently, I went to the mountains and saw this beautiful estate owned by some textile magnate who passed away several years ago. I thought how great it would be to own it and live there.
When we moved into our home nine years ago, there was an oak tree in the front yard. It was good for shade and really looked nice right in front of the house. As we moved in, the leaves were growing and greening. We really liked that tree.
All people can have better lives - if they want it.
Patients who hold negative spiritual beliefs, such as asserting that God is punishing them or that he's abandoned them, experience more physical pain and diminished mental health compared to their spiritually optimistic counterparts, according to a study in the Journal of Spirituality in Mental Health.
Johnnie Moore calls himself a generalist. His willingness to go wherever he feels God is calling him has led him to a variety of vocations in education, film production and, most recently, interfaith activism.
Muslim men in France have a job problem.
Sana Weaa huddles in the corner of her makeshift home in Erbil, Iraq, clutching a rosary and whispering a soft prayer for her seven children, all seeking refuge here in this camp for the displaced. It’s about 50 miles northwest of her hometown. She fled with thousands to escape the civil war and sectarian violence that’s tearing Iraq apart.
Hans-Ulrich Laukamp, one of the last alleged owners of the Gospel of Jesus’ Wife, may have risked his life to keep it from falling into the wrong hands.
How Christian churches respond to divorce in their congregations has been top-of-mind among religious leaders and believers as the Roman Catholic Church decides whether to ...