Georgetown University just became the first college in the U.S. to hire a Hindu priest as a full-time campus chaplain — an intriguing move for a Jesuit school rooted in the Catholic tradition.
Rumors have been swirling for months surrounding a potential sequel to Mel Gibson's mega-popular 2004 hit film, "The Passion of the Christ."
Heather Sears took a break from church during college. She wasn't bored or lazy; she was confused, and needed time away from Sunday services and Bible studies to figure out what she believed.
Twelve-step programs typically help people overcome drug or alcohol dependency, but one North Carolina church has developed its own set of steps to combat personal and institutional racism.
A philosophy professor is pushing back against the notion that science and religion contradict one another — or that the two simply can't co-exist.
A summer camp program in Brooklyn, New York, is trying to bridge divides by bringing together Jewish and Muslim kids to play, swim and enjoy the outdoors.
Two hospitals in Orlando, Florida, have announced that they will not bill survivors of the June 12 Pulse nightclub terror attack that left 49 dead and 53 wounded.
Manny Pacquiao is known across the globe as a monumentally popular boxer, but he's also a politician who now serves as a senator in his native Philippines.
A Christian woman is suing officials in Lee County, Alabama, alleging she was forced to remove her headscarf before taking a photo for her driver's license.
The share of Americans who support same-sex marriage continues to grow, and fewer adults see a conflict between the practice and their faith, according to a new report on LGBT issues from Public Religion Research Institute.
U.S. Catholic bishops and Shia Muslim leaders from Iran recently found common ground, taking a cohesive stand against terrorism, religious extremism and weapons of mass destruction.
Whether heaven is real or not is something people will challenge until the end of time. There is nothing I could say that could really convince you to believe one way or the other.
A Christian leader has reportedly been arrested in Russia under the country's controversial law curtailing evangelism, which took effect July 20.
J.D. Vance grew up with God but, for the most part, without church. His family rarely found themselves in a pew on Sunday morning, and they didn't turn to faith leaders for help in times of crisis.
There's little middle ground in religious liberty debates over whether wedding-related businesses must serve same-sex couples and how transgender people should choose a public ...
In our world today, we see much turmoil and distress that appears as if we have lost the fight of experiencing true love, peace and ...
"I am Muslim. I am NYC."
Archaeologists faced a major dilemma after digging up a tiny scroll in 1970 while excavating an ancient Israeli synagogue: they couldn't open it.
Amid intense protests in Charlotte, North Carolina, after the death of Keith Lamont Scott — an African-American man who was shot and killed by police — a ...
After retiring from the NFL in 2012, David Vobora launched a successful gym where he trained Olympians and other elite athletes — until a chance encounter ...