She made herself the darling of the religious right by fighting against pay equity for women, abortion rights, arms control, illegal immigration and communism.
BLACK ROCK CITY, Nev. (USA Today) A solemn and nearly silent audience of thousands watched the final formal act of Burning Man 2016 as the Temple burned to the ground.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The pontiff said the tiny nun 'made her voice heard before the powers of this world so that they might recognize their guilt for the crime of poverty they created.'
Custodian of Islam's most revered places, Saudi Arabia stakes its reputation on organizing hajj, one of the Five Pillars of Islam. Every able-bodied Muslim who can afford to is obliged to undertake the hajj at least once.
Trump in recent weeks has been trying to shore up his support among minority voters.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) Nicholas Chamberlain, the bishop of Grantham, has come out as the first Church of England bishop to openly acknowledge he is gay.
(RNS) The movement to ordain women as priests in the Roman Catholic Church isn’t new. But its supporters have seen glimmers of hope for their cause this summer.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The priest who championed her canonization -- set for Sunday -- also said the late nun was in such demand that she could wind up as the patron saint of frequent flyers.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The bishop was a hero to traditionalist Catholics but he also welcomed priests and seminarians with shady pasts and lurid accusations against them.
(RNS) 'There is no way you can ... understand the African-American journey without understanding the very real role faith played in its history,' said a museum official.
(RNS) Newark Archbishop John Myers has again taken action against the Rev. Warren Hall, this time for publicly backing gay support groups and gay Catholics.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Georgetown University officials said steps will include a 'Mass of Reconciliation' with the Jesuits and the Archdiocese of Washington and a memorial to slaves from whom the university benefited.
INDIANAPOLIS -- She said her choice of discipline for her 7-year-old son came straight from her evangelical Christian beliefs.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Francis is calling for urgent action to stop climate change, saying care of the environment should be added to the traditional seven works of mercy like feeding the hungry.
(RNS) The Rev. James Martin, author of the best-selling memoir 'My Life With the Saints,' talks about the canonization of Mother Teresa and how to look at sainthood in the modern era.