Pope Francis has suggested there might be ways to bless same-sex unions. The Vatican on Monday published a letter Francis wrote to five cardinals on July 11 after receiving a list of five questions, or “dubia,” from them a day earlier.
A federal agency has sued the restaurant chain Chipotle, accusing it of religious harassment and retaliation after a manager at a Kansas location forcibly removed an employee's hijab, a headscarf worn by some Muslim women.
An Episcopal bishop in Michigan has been placed on an immediate restriction from ministry as part of a misconduct investigation stemming from allegations by his adult sons of past verbal and physical abuse.
In a defeat for gay rights, the court ruled 6-3 for designer Lorie Smith despite a Colorado law that bars discrimination based on sexual orientation, race, gender and other characteristics.
The Supreme Court is expected to announce major decisions Friday on Biden's student loan forgiveness program and a case that impacts gay rights.
Hundreds of German Protestants attended a church service in Bavaria that was generated almost entirely by artificial intelligence.
A Detroit pastor was handcuffed outside of his own church as someone else tried to take over the building. The biggest issue, he says, is how police treated him.
Robert Bowers was convicted on Friday in the deadliest attack on Jews in U.S. history. Jurors must now decide whether he should be sent to death row or sentenced to life in prison without parole.
The Southern Baptist Convention has refused to welcome Saddleback Church back into its fold, rejecting an appeal by the California megachurch over its February ouster for having women pastors.
Maryland, Maine and Vermont are the only three U.S. states to have eliminated the statute of limitations on child sex abuse lawsuits. However, other states are poised to take action.
Pope Francis was admitted to the hospital Wednesday to repair a hernia in his intestine, the latest malady to befall the 86-year-old pontiff who had part of his colon removed two years ago.
Sister Wilhelmina Lancaster, OSB, died in 2019, but when her body was recently exhumed, her order was shocked.
The recent firings prompted more than 700 alumni to sign a petition in protest.
A statement said the 87-year-old leader regretted the incident and wished to apologize “for the hurt his words may have caused."
Easter is a time when Christians celebrate the resurrection of Christ, but some aspects of the holiday are linked to other religions.
The crowd swelled to some 100,00 for the pontiff's speech from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica.
Pope Francis was hospitalized with a respiratory infection and rested well overnight. The 86-year-old pope had part of one lung removed as a young man.
Pope Francis was hospitalized with a lung infection Wednesday after experiencing difficulty breathing in recent days and will remain in the hospital for several days of treatment, the Vatican said.
Around the world, Muslims will be fasting - abstaining from food (yes, even water) from sunrise to sundown for 30 days. And we've got you covered with answers to commonly asked questions about the holy month.
This year, an ad campaign is promoting Jesus’ unconditional love to counter the notion that religion is used to divide people.