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Governor denies parole for Manson follower Leslie Van Houten

6 hours agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

The governor of California has again denied parole for Leslie Van Houten, the youngest follower of murderous cult leader Charles Manson.

Alaska Native group slams planned shamanism event

8 hours agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

An Alaska Native group spoke out Friday against a shamanism retreat, saying the event commercializes and exploits the spiritual healing practices of indigenous people.

Nuns appeal pipeline project on religious grounds

16 hours agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

A group of nuns is asking a federal appeals court to halt a natural gas pipeline project on their rural Pennsylvania property.

This weekend, many members of the growing "pro-life feminist" movement plan to attend the March for Life and the Women's March

16 hours agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

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.

A word too far? Some evangelicals may have reached the breaking point with Trump.

17 hours agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Trump's recent comments about other countries could cost Republicans some evangelical votes in the midterm elections.

NAACP official to visit school following racist video

17 hours agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

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.

Man accused of threatening Georgia mosque pleads not guilty

20 hours agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

A Missouri man accused of making threatening phone calls to a mosque in Georgia has pleaded not guilty.

The Necessary Unburdening of Muslim Communities

22 hours agoReligion / Islam : altmuslim

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.

Antiabortion activists gather on the Mall for the March for Life today

22 hours agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

President Trump will speak to the marchers, who demand more legislation curtailing abortion rights.

Crisis of Knowledge | Sh Furhan Zubairi

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 […]

'If they come for you, they come for me': A 'dreamer' priest faces deportation - and a divided congregation

23 hours agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

As Congress debates the future of Dreamers, a Southern parish debates the future of its priest.

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

23 hours agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Ash plumes rise from the volcano on Kadovar Island in Papua New Guinea, indicating a major eruption could be imminent.

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean

yesterdayReligion / Islam : On Faith

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.

Florida man gets year in prison for mosque threat

yesterdayReligion / Islam : On Faith

A Florida man has been sentenced to a year in federal prison for leaving a voicemail threatening to shoot people at a mosque.

A short history of why HHS cares about doctors' religious objections

yesterdayReligion / Islam : On Faith

An announcement Thursday renewed past culture war battles over “conscience protections.”

Evangelical advisers to President Trump meet with Pelosi to push for solution for 'dreamers'

yesterdayReligion / Islam : On Faith

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 […]

Bishop skips Arkansas anti-abortion rally; cites executions

yesterdayReligion / Islam : On Faith

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.

Rhode Island high school principal retires over racist slurs

yesterdayReligion / Islam : On Faith

The longtime principal of a Roman Catholic high school in Rhode Island has retired after a short video of him using racial slurs surfaced.

Pope Francis just performed a 'historic' wedding aboard the papal plane

yesterdayReligion / Islam : On Faith

The midair ceremony for the two LATAM Airlines flight attendants came near the end of the pope's visit to Chile.

Sexual abuse case against Mormon Church scheduled to begin Friday

2 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

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.

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