(RNS) “Religious consecration is not the way to acquire property,” said a Cordoba official, the latest salvo in a long-running debate over ownership of the...
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SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) Mormons call it "gospel art," and it's revered less for its quality as art than as glue.
WASHINGTON -- The State Department says the designation by Secretary John Kerry does not create a legal obligation for the United States.
NEWARK, N.J. -- The Islamic society filed a federal lawsuit against the township, charging that it manufactured reasons to deny the application -- even...
ATLANTA -- The bill grants churches, religious schools or faith-based associations the right to reject holding events for people or groups to whom they object.
(RNS) An independent review commission finds clergy failed to act in the case of an altar boy who was "sadistically" assaulted.
(RNS) "Once the abuse has been addressed, then that will open the way for us to get marriage counseling on the more common marital issues," his wife said.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The social media-savvy Vatican will expand the pontiff's impressive online presence with the first "Franciscus" posting on Saturday.
(RNS) The launch comes 1 1/2 years after he resigned from Mars Hill Church in Seattle and a month after the filing of a lawsuit accusing him of racketeering...
(RNS) The U.S. Muslim community is "pious and patriotic, optimistic and weary of discrimination," much like non-Muslims.
(RNS) Where there is BDS, there is anti-Semitism, a report finds. But critics say it is an attempt to tar critics of Israel.
(RNS) A top aide to Mark Driscoll says he is "deeply grieved and saddened" by the closure of Mars Hill Church.
(RNS) Support for Trump among many evangelicals is the last straw.
PARIS (RNS) Cardinal Philippe Barbarin is accused of covering up allegations of sexual abuse of young boy scouts before he was named cardinal.
(RNS) It's time Hollywood treated Bible believers like adults, Aslan says.