Vilified Pope Benedict was "most misunderstood", archbishop says
Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco says that the late Pope Benedict XVI was the most misunderstood major personality of modern times
Six months after Roe v. Wade demise, abortion opponents are shaken, angry
In the six months since the Supreme Court struck down Roe v. Wade, abortion opponents have undergone an unprecedented series of attacks nationwide.
Supreme Court to hear case of web designer refusing to do gay wedding sites
A Colorado web site designer, who has sued her state for the right to not service gay couples, will see her case argued Monday before the Supreme Court
Jehovah's Witnesses, Sikhs, Muslims: New religious groups race to Arctic
New religious groups are pouring into the Arctic for converts and to sustain members of their faith who are there. In their wake are unusual houses of worship.
Pentecostal leaders slam Christian nationalism, NAR beliefs
A new statement by Pentecostal leaders condemns rising Christian nationalism in their ranks and connections to 'NAR' theology
Austin Fire Chaplain Sues After Getting Fired Over Trans Athletes Blog Post
Assemblies of God minister Andrew Fox, a former volunteer chaplain with the Austin Fire Department, is now suing the city
Abortion Clinics Rush to Relocate to Friendlier Border Towns as Bans Start
'We're trying to pay attention to where people are migrating to and where communities are most supportive of the work.'
Churches Leading the Way in Reparations for Black Americans
Weary of waiting for the federal government to act on reparations for black Americans, churches and other faith groups have started their own programs.
God's wife? Mormon Women Want to Know More About 'Heavenly Mother'
The interest in a female divine presence is particularly strong among millennial women, according to the organizer of a summit on the topic.
Evangelical Adoption Movement in Free Fall: Devastated Parents, Families
Evangelical Christians once were pioneers in international adoptions and foster care. A "tsunami" of mentally ill and violent children now derails the movement.
Justices question whether prayers at 50-yard line were 'coercion'
The U.S. Supreme Court took two hours Monday to hear one of its first cases on school prayer in decades – a case involving a football coach in Washington state
How Pop Culture and Makers of "The Chosen" Help Define Jesus' Life
As we approach Easter this weekend, several efforts are afoot to explain Jesus to a 21st-century world. The best-known is the seven-part TV series "The Chosen."
Supreme Court: Can a high school football coach quietly pray after game?
Coach Joe Kennedy, a football coach at Bremerton High School in western Washington, says he has a First Amendment right to pray after a game.
The country Trump tried to buy: Greenland markets new ice museum, fjords
Greenland is reinventing itself as a sustainable, pristine Arctic destination with a sparkling new Icefjord Centre in the tourist capital of Ilulissat
An Angry Debate Over Race and Diversity Splits Christian Colleges
A Christian website has posted questions for parents to ask, including whether the school teaches courses in 'white privilege' or 'diversity and inclusion'
Catholics at the Forefront of Controversial Abortion Pill Reversal Method
The procedure has been publicized by Catholic media and medical groups in response to the rising numbers of women using "chemical" abortions.
Afghanistan Tops North Korea as World's Worst Religion Persecutor Nation
Christianity is the world's most persecuted faith, according to a survey by a watchdog organization.
For Christian Prophets Who Predicted a Trump Reinstatement, No Apologies
"Trump prophets" are fighting to protect their relevance despite the massive failure of their movement to predict who would be the 46th president.
Arson, Graffiti and More: Vandals Increasingly Target Catholic Churches
The suggested reasons for the attacks vary, but at root is a rising animus against religion.
Can a Gay Lawyer Work for a Christian Group? Seattle Court Case Tests Issue
"The constitutional question here has been what is the job and whether it involves core religious functions," said a lawyer for Lambda Legal.
Black Muslim Women Are Fighting Uphill Battle While Dating
It is very tough for high-achieving, successful Muslim women to meet Muslim men they marry, and this is especially true for Black Muslim women.
U.S. Bishops Back Off From Threat to Withhold Communion From Biden
After his meeting with Pope Francis, President Joe Biden said the pope called him a "good Catholic" and should continue to receive Communion.
Archbishop Cordileone on Biden, Catholic "Scandal," the Communion Question
Joe Biden said the pope called him a good Catholic. A U.S. archbishop doubts it
Orgies, Harassment, Fraud: Satanic Temple Rocked by Accusations, Lawsuit
Can you defame a religion? The answer to that question could cost four former members of The Satanic Temple more than $140,000.
The Pastor at the Top of the World
Missionary Chris Shull has staked a spiritual claim in Greenland, where he founded the country's first Baptist church.
Pro-Vax Christian Group Seeks Refuge From Family, Faith Communities
"In this group, people are craving a sanctuary," said the group's creator, Heather Mashal.
Thor Is Beating the Lutheran Church in a Battle for Believers in Iceland
Ásatrú, first practiced by the early Vikings who trolled Iceland's eastern shores, is the country's fastest-growing religion—or spiritual movement.
Iceland Jews Beat Church Taxes and Circumcision Ban. Now They Have a Rabbi
Jews in this frozen and volcanic land are thriving thanks to Avi Feldman, who has led their small community through three years of dramatic change.
As Church Attendance Declines, Evangelical Counterculture Bets on Revival
"Revival is literally our only hope," pastor Shane Idleman told Newsweek. "The Titanic has been hit and revival is the only way to turn it around."