After 1,400 years in Rome, the wood fragment arrived in Bethlehem one day before the start of Advent, the Christian month of preparation leading up to Christmas.
The values Thanksgiving celebrates—the importance of family and friends, the comfort of home and a spirit of gratitude—are shared across the world's major faiths.
"The killing is brutal, there can be do doubt about that," Wendy Higgins, a spokesperson from Humane Society International, said.
The story is one of power and guidance from God, and explains that Nebuchadnezzar wouldn't have been successful without God behind him, a theme of West's recent work.
There are a handful of ways for fans to watch and listen to West's appearance.
On the whole, Americans still believe religion is a positive force in American society, even if they don't want these organizations to mingle with politics.
The Student Religious Liberties Act prevents teachers from penalizing students from "religious expression" in their work, which critics argue could lead to students giving incorrect answers based on their faith.
Figures indicate that around 38 cases of child abuse associated with faith or belief are reported every week.
The evangelical pastor picked by President Donald Trump to lead his new faith office is known for preaching the controversial prosperity gospel.
Research has shown that people who live in Western, industrialized societies display psychological traits that are "particularly unusual" compared to the rest of the world.
A two-day conference held at Wheaton College in Illinois focused on how evangelical Christian students can improve their relationships with their Muslim counterparts.
The actor expressed regrets over roles that conflict with his Black Hebrew Israelite religious beliefs.
The televangelist argued that withdrawal from northern Syria will embolden enemies of the U.S. around the globe to seize more disputed territory and make us seem unreliable to our allies.
Millennials and Gen Zers who practice a religion are more optimistic about their own futures and the future of the world, according to a new study from a Christian polling firm.
A Pew Research Center report released on Thursday said that while fewer Americans identified as Protestants or Catholics, the number who identify with no religious affiliation is on the uptake.
The center plans on producing more audio-visual advice content that will focus on living a principled life and parenting.
"Given that Liberty's violations are public and longstanding, we are left to conclude that the Department's failure to act is deliberate and that it is only interested in enforcing free speech policies against institutions it deems unfriendly," Reps. Levin and Raskin wrote in a letter.
Leaders from Christian-affiliated universities and colleges all over the country converged in Oregon last week to discuss diversity and inclusion on their campuses.
Following on the heels of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, Yom Kippur is a somber holiday dedicated to atoning for a person's sins from the past year.
Critics called for her to be banned from visiting India, but the professor was resolute that her words were based on facts.
Pope Francis held a private meeting with American priest James Martin on Monday. Martin is well known for his pro-LGBT stance, which has proved controversial for many Catholics.
Sister Makamatine Lembo makes history, becomes first nun to defend her dissertation on sexual abuse of nuns by priests at Vatican-approved university, wins Summa Cum Laude for her efforts.
Shahin Indorewala, 26 says the company's CEO made fun of her hijab and told her, "Religion? I don't wanna deal with that here."
From the temples of 15th century Japan to mid-20th century chapels in Arizona, celebrating the spiritual on earth has yielded some truly breathtaking results.
"After crying my eyes out, we got have an amazing conversation with this gentleman," wrote the wife of Deputy Cameron Turner.
Plans have been unveiled for the Abrahamic Family House, a sprawling interfaith complex in the United Arab Emirates' capital city. "There has never been a building that has the three faiths in one form," said architect David Adjaye.
"We have fallen into the culture of adjectives and adverbs, and we have forgotten the strength of nouns," the Pope told his communications team on Monday.
A bill introduced in the state assembly would render Obergefell v. Hodges null and void. "God is perfect," said Rep. Larry Pittman, "and therefore has no need to 'change with the times.'"