The governor of California has again denied parole for Leslie Van Houten, the youngest follower of murderous cult leader Charles Manson.
An Alaska Native group spoke out Friday against a shamanism retreat, saying the event commercializes and exploits the spiritual healing practices of indigenous people.
A group of nuns is asking a federal appeals court to halt a natural gas pipeline project on their rural Pennsylvania property.
The growing numbers of "pro-life feminists" say they are attempting to broaden the antiabortion movement’s appeal to a younger generation that is less religious, more progressive on social issues and increasingly framing opposition to abortion in terms of human rights, scientific language, and in terms of feminism.
Trump's recent comments about other countries could cost Republicans some evangelical votes in the midterm elections.
Administrators of a Rhode Island Roman Catholic high school plan to meet with local NAACP leadership after a video of the school’s former principal using racial slurs was made public.
A Missouri man accused of making threatening phone calls to a mosque in Georgia has pleaded not guilty.
We are not better human beings because we are Muslim; we are the best of people when we are brave enough to look in the mirror, name what hurts and then engage in the jihad that is repairing what is broken.
President Trump will speak to the marchers, who demand more legislation curtailing abortion rights.
The word crisis is defined as a time of intense difficulty, trouble, or danger. Based on this definition, the Muslim Ummah has been and is currently experiencing several different crises; political, economic, social, and religious. According to a lot of my teachers, mentors, and contemporary scholars the “crisis of knowledge” is perhaps the greatest crisis […]
As Congress debates the future of Dreamers, a Southern parish debates the future of its priest.
Ash plumes rise from the volcano on Kadovar Island in Papua New Guinea, indicating a major eruption could be imminent.
This photo gallery highlights some of the top news images made by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean published in the past week.
A Florida man has been sentenced to a year in federal prison for leaving a voicemail threatening to shoot people at a mosque.
An announcement Thursday renewed past culture war battles over “conscience protections.”
Several members of President Trump’s evangelical advisory group are meeting Thursday and holding a news conference with Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi — who is normally a public adversary of conservative evangelicals — to create a united public front in support of protecting “dreamers” from deportation. About a half-dozen evangelical leaders are in the meeting and […]
A Roman Catholic bishop who has led prayers at Arkansas anti-abortion rallies says he will not take part this year because its featured speaker is a public official who actively pushed for the state’s aggressive execution schedule last year.
The longtime principal of a Roman Catholic high school in Rhode Island has retired after a short video of him using racial slurs surfaced.
The midair ceremony for the two LATAM Airlines flight attendants came near the end of the pope's visit to Chile.
Six families who say their children were sexually abused by a member of the Mormon community around Martinsburg, West Virginia are suing local Mormon leaders and the global church.