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The Latest on Vice President Joe Biden’s visit to Vatican City and Rome (all times local):
Prominent detentions of foreigners by North Korea in recent years:
An Illinois public school that requires students who ride the bus to arrive early for optional religious instruction at a Roman Catholic parish has agreed to discontinue the practice in response to a legal challenge.
Now we know about John Boehner's vision of the Devil incarnate. What about John Milton's or Walt Disney's?
As Bangladesh faces pressure to prevent more attacks against minorities and moderates in civil society, police have made slow progress in solving past cases. Only one of 15 killings has been prosecuted since 2013. Meanwhile the killing of two gay rights activists on Monday night has sent fearful members of the already small and secretive LGBT community underground.
A church in Hawaii looking to address the state’s ongoing homelessness crisis has settled on a solution that on first look appears better suited for the frigid winters of Alaska than the islands’ tropical climate: igloos.
Sen. Ted Cruz’s former campaign co-chairman in Virginia has traveled to Syria and promised support for the government of President Bashar Assad, who U.S. officials have repeatedly said has lost the legitimacy to rule the war-torn country.
A Missouri religious objections proposal failed to get the approval of a key legislative committee on Wednesday in a setback for conservatives who hoped to add protections for those who cite their faith in denying services such as flowers or cakes for same-sex weddings.
The Latest on a hearing to decide whether three Franciscan friars should stand trial on child endangerment and other charges for their role in supervising another friar accused of molesting more than 100 children (all times local):
"Why I am suspicious of Christians is because of this lack of realism," the U2 frontman says in a new documentary.
A survey in 10 countries with significant Muslim populations, released Wednesday, found “striking” differences in the extent to which people believe the Quran should influence a nation’s laws.
Most people interviewed on the comedy show think 'a Sikh' is a bird.
In this photo by Ashwini Bhatia, an elderly Tibetan woman who was among people waiting to receive the Dalai Lama gets emotional as the spiritual leader greets devotees upon arrival at the Institute of Buddhist Dialectics in India. The Tibetan spiritual leader presided over a convocation event at the institute near Dharmsala, the Himalayan hill town where he has lived in exile.
Hundreds of congregants were in Keystone Fellowship Church near Philadelphia when the fatal shooting occurred.
The pope has spent a lot of time visiting inmates, and just wrote down some of his thoughts.
The Latest on rallies held over a law limiting protections for LGBT people on the first day of North Carolina’s legislative session (all times local):
The Colorado Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up the case of a suburban Denver baker who refused to make a cake for a same-sex wedding, letting stand a previous ruling that the Masterpiece Cakeshop owner must provide service despite his Christian beliefs.
Several Methodist leaders are objecting to Mississippi’s new religious-objections law, saying it violates their religious principles.
The killing of three people by suspected Islamist extremists in Bangladesh in two days has heightened concerns about the safety of advocates of secularism and free speech in the mostly Muslim nation.
As a Donald Trump supporter, Nedal Tamer feels he’s in the minority among Muslim-Americans, comfortable with his choice yet somewhat confounded that he doesn’t have more company.