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Notre Dame philosopher Alvin Plantinga wins Templeton Prize

2 hours agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Retired University of Notre Dame philosophy professor Alvin Plantinga has won one of the world’s leading religion prizes.

Pope pays to rent beach space for disabled youths

2 hours agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

The papal almsgiver has made a donation, in the name of Pope Francis, to cover the annual rent for a beach area near Rome used by disabled youths.

Pope tells Egypt ahead of visit he comes as peace messenger

3 hours agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Pope Francis has told the Egyptian people he is coming to Cairo this week as a friend and a “messenger of peace.”

Voices from around the world consider Trump’s first 100 days

4 hours agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

It was the most stunning political victory of the 21st century, one that brought shocked concern in many parts of the world and cheers in others. One uncontroversial certainty was that it would cause reverberations around the globe.

San Diego schools launches effort against Islamophobia

6 hours agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

One of the nation’s largest school districts has launched a campaign against Islamophobia, drawing praise and criticism.

Lesbian Methodist bishop faces challenge to her election

19 hours agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Karen Oliveto clutched a friend’s hand, closed her eyes and wept when she learned last year she had been elected a bishop of the United Methodist Church. Oliveto, who is married to another woman, had become the denomination’s first openly gay bishop.

Video shows 4-year-old girl falling out of a moving church van onto a highway

20 hours agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

“She started kicking and screaming once that adrenaline kicked in and asking, 'Where's my mommy?' " EMT Ryan Ciampoli said.

Dashcam video captures Arkansas 4-year-old’s fall from bus

21 hours agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

A 4-year-old girl fell through the open back door of a moving church bus onto an Arkansas state highway, but was rescued from the road by a volunteer firefighter who happened to be driving behind.

The Latest: Crews start taking down 600-year-old tree

22 hours agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

The Latest on the removal of a 600-year-old tree where George Washington once had a picnic. (all times local):

The 'hotbed of anti-Semitism' isn't a foreign country. It's U.S. college campuses, a new report says.

yesterdayReligion / Islam : On Faith

Violent attacks against Jews worldwide have dropped, but anti-Semitism is manifesting itself in other ways.

End of the line: Crews set to take down 600-year-old tree

yesterdayReligion / Islam : On Faith

An imposing white oak tree that has watched over a New Jersey community and a church for hundreds of years is about to come down, leaving residents with a sense of loss as they recall the site that’s been a go-to location for formal photos, a landmark for driving directions and a remarkable piece of natural history.

I performed an intermarriage. And then I got expelled.

yesterdayReligion / Islam : On Faith

It’s time to allow Conservative rabbis to officiate at interfaith weddings.

Report: US cases of anti-Semitism increased last year

yesterdayReligion / Islam : On Faith

The Anti-Defamation League found an increase in cases of anti-Semitic intimidation and vandalism last year, evidence that anti-Jewish bias intensified during the election.

Lawmaker’s invocation reignites dispute over prayer in House

yesterdayReligion / Islam : On Faith

An ongoing fight in the Arizona House over what constitutes a real prayer has heated up again.

Doctor accused of mutilating genitals of young girls defends procedure as 'religious practice'

2 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

The physician's attorney said the procedure was part of a custom practiced by a Muslim religious group in India.

Religion events from around the Washington area

3 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Bishop John T. Walker Service Day, Earth Day programs, organ and saxophone concerts

2 more charged in Michigan genital mutilation investigation

3 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Two more people are charged in Detroit in an investigation of alleged genital mutilation of young girls in a Muslim sect.

The Latest: Candidate won’t pull ad that angered pastor

4 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

The Latest on the pastor of a Charleston church where nine people were killed complaining about a political ad (all times local):

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