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Retired University of Notre Dame philosophy professor Alvin Plantinga has won one of the world’s leading religion prizes.
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 Francis has told the Egyptian people he is coming to Cairo this week as a friend and a “messenger of peace.”
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.
One of the nation’s largest school districts has launched a campaign against Islamophobia, drawing praise and criticism.
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.
“She started kicking and screaming once that adrenaline kicked in and asking, 'Where's my mommy?' " EMT Ryan Ciampoli said.
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 on the removal of a 600-year-old tree where George Washington once had a picnic. (all times local):
Violent attacks against Jews worldwide have dropped, but anti-Semitism is manifesting itself in other ways.
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.
It’s time to allow Conservative rabbis to officiate at interfaith weddings.
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.
An ongoing fight in the Arizona House over what constitutes a real prayer has heated up again.
The pontiff is no stranger to lending his voice in support of migrants.
The physician's attorney said the procedure was part of a custom practiced by a Muslim religious group in India.
Bishop John T. Walker Service Day, Earth Day programs, organ and saxophone concerts
Two more people are charged in Detroit in an investigation of alleged genital mutilation of young girls in a Muslim sect.
Like all people, church leaders sometimes need support, as well.
The Latest on the pastor of a Charleston church where nine people were killed complaining about a political ad (all times local):