The church has only excommunicated a handful of top leaders for discretions, including apostasy and adultery.
Police don't believe Islamist militant group Boko Haram to be behind the attack that killed 11 people.
Cows are considered holy in India, and vigilante groups are murdering beef-eaters to protect bovines.
Penuel Mnguni said he realized the practice of feeding snakes was “not scriptural” after listening to millionaire pastor T. B. Joshua.
The Muslim month of fasting, Ramadan, starts Friday, May 27, 2017. It is a time of spiritual growth, abstinence and fostering feelings of empathy for those less fortunate.
Scientists argue that religious people are unable to rise above their instincts, explaining the negative association with intelligence.
The question of whether a god exists is heating up in the 21st century.
Modern diplomacy’s dismissal of religion as a factor was a monumental mistake.
The Vatican said in a statement Thursday that the duo would meet up May 24.
The perceived wisdom that there is an inverse relationship between education and religion has been countered by a new study.
“The state of affairs for international religious freedom is worsening," according to a U.S. government body.
Police said they found weapons and thousands of the stimulant pills in the monk's car.
While elected officials may almost uniformly profess a belief in organized religion, the electorate is shifting with the rise of the "nones."
The move will be a gesture of goodwill to a controversial figure, according to a Duterte aide.
From 'The Last Temptation of Christ' to 'Silence,' Scorsese's passion projects often revolve around religion.
Despite being influenced by Jesuit teachings, Castro sought to eliminate the Catholic Church's influence on the island.
Scholars should pay closer attention to the role religious hostilities plays in selecting candidates to support.
The five periods of yoga reveal the practice has undergone transformations while transcending regions and religions.
Archbishop of Dublin said people would need to come forward with "solid evidence."
Religious leaders are now rejecting bad acts by Catholic bishops, criticizing believers for their homophobia and condemning extremist Islamic jihadists.