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Religion events from around the Washington area

2 hours agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Vacation Bible schools, Gargoyle Tower Climb, Bible study, Men of Faith discussion group.

Pope Francis weighs in on Brexit

6 hours agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

The Vatican isn't part of the E.U., but does have diplomatic relations with it.

Largest US Presbyterian denomination picks 1st black leader

6 hours agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

The largest Presbyterian denomination in the U.S. has elected its first African-American top executive.

For millions of Muslims, the murder of Sufi singer Amjad Sabri is about way more than music

12 hours agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

At a time when Islam is reduced to uncivilized violence, qawwali is evidence of something different.

Pope is bringing message of peace for Armenia — and beyond

18 hours agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Pope Francis is bringing a message of peace and solidarity to Armenia as it marks the centennial of the Ottoman-era slaughter of Armenians that Francis himself has called a “genocide.” But he may sidestep the politically charged word as he broadens his concern about current atrocities against Christians across the region and beyond.

First trial begins in deadly New York church beating

21 hours agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

The first trial began Thursday in what New York authorities say was a 14-hour group attack during a church counseling session that killed a young man and injured his brother.

DC's Catholic archbishop: People ask me why religion matters today. I tell them we'd be a mess without it.

yesterdayReligion / Islam : On Faith

Without some objective system that binds us all, morality will be decided by whomever happens to have more power or votes.

Unitarian Universalists helped start Thanksgiving. Now they have second thoughts.

yesterdayReligion / Islam : On Faith

With Native Americans in mind, they're voting this week on a resolution called 'Thanksgiving Day Reconsidered.'

Pope travels to Armenia after genocide flap and new tensions

yesterdayReligion / Islam : On Faith

Pope Francis is making his first foray into the former Soviet Union with a weekend visit to Armenia, a year after he riled Turkey by declaring the Ottoman-era slaughter of Armenians genocide and amid fresh tensions with rival Azerbaijan.

Sister of church beating victims to stand trial for murder

yesterdayReligion / Islam : On Faith

A New York woman is set to stand trial on charges she was part of a group that beat her half-brother to death during a church counseling session, an assault authorities say that went on for 14 hours over two days.

Arkansas woman dies in Oklahoma recreating Mormon trek

2 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

An Arkansas woman has died in Oklahoma while helping lead teenagers in a re-enactment of the westward journey of Mormons to Utah.

Francis lauds Benedict’s prayerful life in book forward

2 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Pope Francis is paying homage to his predecessor in the forward of a new book, saying Pope Benedict XVI’s decision to retire to a life of prayer is a lesson to all priests that their main job is to pray for others.

Father of NY teen killed in church beating pleads guilty

2 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

The father of a 19-year-old New York man who was beaten to death during a church counseling session has pleaded guilty for his role in the attack, which also injured another son.

When Trump says he wants to expand religious freedom, he doesn't know what he's talking about

2 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Trump gave me hopes he was an ally for the proper role of religion in politics. Then he crushed them.

Who's in the photo behind Trump and the Falwells? A Playboy model now in prison.

2 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

She pleaded guilty to participating in a scheme to ship cocaine to Australia by hiding it in airliner toilets.

Gaza slum growth illustrates economic plight, bleak future

2 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

The expansion of Gaza’s el-Zohor slum, where barefoot children play in the rusty skeletons of discarded vehicles surrounded by mountains of garbage, is a sign of the times in Gaza, where poverty is growing and there is little hope for the future.

Listen to Donald Trump telling evangelicals he'll increase their religious freedom

2 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

He said he'll appoint antiabortion judges and make department store employees say "merry Christmas."

Pope invites refugees to join him on stage for audience

2 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Pope Francis has invited a dozen refugees to join him on the steps of St. Peter’s Basilica for his general audience to press his demand for Europe to welcome more migrants.

Trump said the public doesn't know 'anything about Hillary in terms of religion.' She's an avowed Methodist.

3 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

The presumptive GOP presidential nominee charged that Hillary Clinton is among leaders who are "selling Christianity down the tubes."

Nebraska parents bury 2-year-old son killed by alligator

3 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

A funeral has been held for a 2-year-old Nebraska boy killed by an alligator at Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

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