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Rivals Hamas, Fatah gear up for first election since 2006

8 hours agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Palestinian rivals Hamas and Fatah are gearing up for their first contest at the polls since 2006 — a vote for mayors and local councils in 425 communities in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

Religion events from around the Washington area

2 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Pancake breakfast, art exhibits, gargoyle tour, gospel, jazz and classic concerts, fitness.

Where in the Bible does it say you can’t be transgender? Nowhere.

2 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

After losing the marriage equality fight, the religious right has turned to fighting against LGBT civil rights in the court system.

Nonbelievers sue over Pennsylvania House’s opening prayers

3 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

A group of people who don’t believe in God filed a federal lawsuit on Thursday seeking to change how prayers are handled before sessions of the state House of Representatives.

Chicago-area imam pleads guilty to sex abuse charges

3 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

A prominent Islamic scholar and longtime head of a suburban Chicago school accused of molesting an underage girl and a 23-year-old female school employee has pleaded guilty to aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

AP NewsAlert

3 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Authorities say 2 Catholic nuns have been found slain in a Mississippi home; motive unclear.

Police: Man charged in Texas mosque threat later apologized

4 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Police say a man accused of calling a Fort Worth-area mosque threatening to decapitate Muslims later called back to apologize.

Islamic scholar has deadline to accept sex abuse plea deal

4 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

A suburban Chicago judge has given an Islamic scholar until Sept. 12 to accept a plea deal on sexual abuse charges.

Civil rights groups defend mosque, cemetery outside Atlanta

5 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

A proposal to build a mosque and Muslim cemetery has so angered some residents of Newton County outside Atlanta that their commissioners have temporarily banned all building permit approvals for religious institutions.

The Latest: Monitor says NYPD skirted surveillance rules

5 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

The Latest on a report by an independent police monitor on the NYPD surveillance practices (all times local):

We have Christmas, Hanukkah and Eid stamps. Now the U.S. gets its first Hindu stamp.

5 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

From schoolchildren to members of Congress, thousands asked the U.S. Postal Service for a Diwali stamp.

Catholic school settles sex assault allegations for $1.9M

5 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

A Catholic school in New Jersey has settled allegations of child sexual abuse for $1.9 million.

So you're a Jew and you're starting college? Prepare for anti-Zionism.

5 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

In my two years at an elite university, I've faced crude taunts from liberal students who don't seem to know their history.

Hindu-American Olympic medal winner says religion taught him control on the court

last weekReligion / Islam : On Faith

Rajeev Ram, who won a medal in mixed doubles with his partner Venus Williams, is one of the first Indian American Olympic medalists.

Navajo Nation wants Mormon Church lawsuit in tribal court

last weekReligion / Islam : On Faith

The Navajo Nation wants a lawsuit against the Mormon Church over the alleged sexual abuse of four Navajo children heard in tribal court.

AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

last weekReligion / Islam : On Faith

Highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.

Religion events from around the Washington area

last weekReligion / Islam : On Faith

HIV testing, Celtic and midday Eucharists, Ukrainian Independence Day, gargoyle tour.

Illinois terrorism suspect says he’s mentally fit for trial

last weekReligion / Islam : On Faith

A suburban Chicago man facing terrorism charges for allegedly trying to set off a bomb in 2012 told a judge Friday he is sane, although he giggled and did impersonations on the witness stand.

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