ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — When bad things happen inside institutions, the ingredients are already there to make things even worse.
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MECCA, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Over 2 million Muslims from abroad and inside the kingdom will be taking part in this year's hajj.
This week’s gallery includes celebrations of the Assumption of Mary, preparations for Eid al-Adha and more.
(RNS) — “It’s a big-tent spirituality," said book editor Brandenburgh, "so it’s something that not only Roman Catholics and mainline Protestants feel comfortable with, but it’s also something that is of interest to the neo-pagans of the world, many...
(RNS) — Two days after Pennsylvania's 'catastrophic' report on clergy sex abuse, questions remain about its effect on American Catholics and how states will prosecute such crimes in the future.
(RNS) — At age 14 and much later in life, the R&B singer recorded gospel songs at her father's Detroit church.
(RNS) — Providing support to separated families is one way faith-based agencies normally tasked with welcoming refugees got involved in the crisis at the border.
(RNS) — This year's many pitfalls, from fuel price riots in Haiti to violent unrest in Nicaragua, have forced a fresh reckoning with thorny questions: How much risk is too much?
(RNS) — The Pennsylvania attorney general said the report exposes a 'systematic cover-up by senior church officials in Pennsylvania and the Vatican.'
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Poring over some 1,300 sermon notes from 'America’s pastor,' Museum of the Bible associate curator Anthony Schmidt has tracked Graham's evolution as a preacher from the Cold War into the 2000s.
(RNS) — The directive is yet another sign of the Trump administration’s determination to accommodate people of faith, even if it means letting them refuse to hire LGBT people.
IZMIR, Turkey (RNS) — The Turkish government isn’t Brunson’s only foe. He’s also battling former members of his congregation who were expelled in part for harboring racist views toward ethnic Kurdish refugees, according to one pastor at the church.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Methodists, Baptists, Quakers and other religious counter-demonstrators far outnumbered the white supremacists assembled for the 'Unite the Right 2' rally in D.C. on Sunday.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (RNS) — Manna Church has found a way to keep many young military families by building a church home for them wherever they go.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — A new group founded a year ago is helping Muslim women make the pilgrimage to Mecca by providing money, advice and even rewriting the narrative about women and hajj.