(RNS) Seven in 10 Americans view Francis favorably.
(REUTERS) Speaking in St. Peter's Square for his traditional noon address, Francis departed from his prepared text to condemn the Istanbul nightclub attack that killed at least 39 people.
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) Francis paid tribute to Middle East Christians who have clung to their faith during persecution by Islamist militants, saying there are more Christians martyrs now than in the Church's early days.
(RNS) Anti-Trump evangelicals claim they are giving up on the movement. Richard Mouw, an influential theologian and author, explains why he's not.
(RNS) A self-described private person, Sally Priesand didn't want to be a pioneer. She just wanted to be a rabbi.
(RNS) The HGTV star and best-selling Christian author holds nothing back in this candid and personal interview.
(RNS) Three rabbis give sneak peeks at their sermons for the High Holy Days as Jews welcome a New Year and atone for the past year's sins.
Tullian Tchividjian tells RNS he spent hours researching the best way to commit suicide during this period of despair.
When I was 17, I felt called to be a pastor. Now I am one.
Churches and other religious communities can invite candidates to speak, but they need to follow these rules.
Robert Jeffress pastors First Baptist Dallas. His church was once the most prominent voice for segregation in the country
The ministry blocks dissenters and ignores journalists who might ask difficult questions. This is not engaging culture, but evading culture.
It's not just at the General Conference. United Methodists in the pews are also split over LGBT issues.
(RNS) Does higher diversity lead to lower attendance in churches? A new study says yes.
Congregations that grow in diversity may decline in attendance.