Critics have been pressing for an overhaul of the practice, which has been branded "barbaric" by animal rights groups.
The rights group China Aid said Muslims were also being persecuted.
As long as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict continues to worsen, Jews and Muslims here and elsewhere will not be able to achieve full reconciliation and mutual embrace.
One member said it is “the last man cave in modern society.”
Pence's hardline Christian faith is explored in a new biography.
A third of the Russian Orthodox Church’s 35,000 parishes are accounted for in Ukraine, and Russian religious leaders believe that if the decision goes through, it could result in the biggest religious break since the Orthodox and Catholic churches parted ways.
Only 130,000 people arrived Sunday to see Pope Francis's mass in Dublin, amid large-scale protests against child sex abuse in the church.
A former high-ranking Vatican official says that Pope Francis covered up allegations of sexual abuse in the church
The organization says that there are also payouts involving over 8,600 cases of assault survivors abused by a member of the clergy.
"It is my hope that the gravity of the abuse scandals will serve to emphasize the importance of the protection of minors and vulnerable adults."
Frederick Markle is reportedly a self-proclaimed Catholic bishop with no parishioners.
Some of the 300 priests accused of child sexual abuse were briefly sent to St. Luke Institute in Pennsylvania.
"Fuck Uganda, I've come to love Uganda, I've come to help Uganda, but Uganda hates Jesus through this son of a bitch," pastor Jimmy Tailor declares to the camera.
"I feel like we need to stop calling it a church and start calling it what it is," Noah said.
The Air Force brigadier general newly in charge of one of the nation’s most celebrated and elite Air Force wings has been running an online evangelical Christian ministry—in possible violation of rules against proselytizing.
“Why hate these people just because they have different color skin than you?”
Indiana is one of five states without a law against hate crimes.
Attorney General Josh Shapiro requested that the court release the names of priests included in the 31-page document.
A senior Cardinal has resigned over allegations he abused a teenaged boy, as nuns from around the world join the Me Too movement.