John Cortines and Greg Baumer couldn't help but laugh as they held their $100 bills in the air.
Observers are questioning whether Pakistani leaders are doing enough to smooth sectarian tensions, after a suicide bombing targeting Christians celebrating Easter killed nearly 70 people in Lahore.
Majorities in all religious groups support immigration policy that provides a path to legal citizenship or residency, yet many of those same believers are more likely than other Americans to express anxiety about how immigrants affect American culture, according to a new report on immigration from Public Religion Research Institute.
In times of trouble and sorrow, it’s easy to feel abandoned.
Donald Trump doesn't seem to have many Mormon fans. The Republican frontrunner was handily beaten by Ted Cruz in Tuesday's Utah caucus, receiving only 14 percent of votes and zero delegates.
One of the United Kingdom's smallest faith groups will hold its last regular Sunday worship service this weekend, after deciding that organizing weekly meetings required too many resources.
Eric Pridmore might not be blind in heaven.
The U.S. Department of State has officially characterized acts perpetrated by ISIS as genocidal, using a label that the executive branch has only employed once before, during the crisis in Darfur more than a decade ago.
In the wake of ISIS-led terrorist attacks like today's explosions in Brussels, a common question will likely surface again: Do extremist groups like ISIS represent Islam?
Smartphone apps are already changing the way people consume the news, form relationships and order coffee. Soon, they could be an integral part of faith communities.
A tie appears likely in the latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act's contraception mandate to reach the Supreme Court, according to observers of Wednesday's hearing over a case that pits religious nonprofits against the government.
The Affordable Care Act celebrates its sixth anniversary on Wednesday, the same day the Supreme Court will hear the fourth challenge to President Obama's signature policy.
Pope Francis tweets, uses YouTube and now he can be followed on Instagram.
In early Christianity, Easter was a much more significant holiday (“holy day”) than Christmas. And words associated with Easter offer a fascinating glimpse into the history of Christian faith.
The Christian Educators Association International wants teachers to be able to share their faith like they share a math lesson: confidently and comfortably.
According to a recent study by Deseret News National, the majority of Americans believe it’s important to observe the Sabbath. In the survey, 62 ...
The U.S. government should do more to help families facing persecution and the threat of genocide in countries like Syria and Iraq, according to ...
Exodus 20:8, "Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy."
The Sabbath may be losing its religious significance in the eyes of many Americans, but a majority still believe taking a day of rest benefits ...
Religion is a powerful tool in global political negotiation, but many policymakers don't acknowledge how it works to promote good in the world, according ...
Religious freedom advocate Kevin Seamus Hasson wants to end ongoing conflict at the border of church and state. His proposed solution will surprise you.
Each of us at one time or another have been the victim of someone else's bad choices.
Finding myself after 35-plus years of hiding behind a mask was frightening.
A new television series about a megachurch already has a high-profile fan: Oprah Winfrey.
Even in the midst of her day of rest, Judith Shulevitz is reminded of the work she's left undone.
A few weeks ago, I returned to the gym after what we’ll call a “personal hiatus.” It was just long enough to be awkward ...
Kentucky lawmakers revised the state's marriage license policy last week, creating a new process that protects county clerks who object to same-sex marriage without ...
Jews have been celebrating Passover for centuries, and modern life has influenced the ritual in surprising ways.
Prince, famous for his multi-decade dominance of the rock and R&B genres, was found dead on Thursday at his Minnesota home. The music legend ...
Catholic leaders in Canada spoke out against a proposed medically assisted suicide bill on Thursday, arguing that it puts vulnerable communities at risk.