Antisemitic incidents in the US reach highest level ever recorded, ADL finds
According to the Anti-Defamation League, this was the highest number of antisemitic incidents reported since the league began tracking such incidents in 1979.
Ramadan 2023: What is the Islamic holy month? How is it celebrated?
Around the world, Muslims will be fasting - abstaining from food (yes, even water) from sunrise to sundown for 30 days. And we've got you covered with answers to commonly asked questions about the holy month.
What is the Ides of March? Find out the history of the Roman calendar day
Every March 15, the dark history behind the 74th day in the Roman calendar has led many to think of bad omens and doom -- but the day has a deep history and purpose.
Tempers flare at Arizona school district board meeting amid contract controversy with Christian university
Tensions are flaring in a portion of Phoenix, following a decision by a school district to not renew a contract it had with a Christian university in the state due to issues board members believe could negatively impact the LGBTQ+ community.
Notre Dame Cathedral set to reopen in December 2024, Paris officials say
Notre Dame’s iconic spire, which collapsed in the 2019 fire, will start to reappear above the monument this year in a powerful signal of its revival, officials said.
Saddleback Church stands firmly behind female pastors after SBC expulsion
Saddleback has yet to say if it will appeal its expulsion.
Mardi Gras 2023: A look at 'Fat Tuesday' foods around the world
Fat Tuesday, Pączki Day, Pancake Day — whatever you call it, here’s a look at different food traditions to celebrate.
Church employee stole nearly $600K for gambling, Florida vacations, feds say
According to court documents from 2008 to 2021, Marie Carson illegally transferred the money from business accounts of a Catholic church and related school in Indianapolis to her own personal bank accounts.
Popeyes brings back seafood classics for Lent observers
The fast-food chain will bring back the Flounder Fish Sandwich and the Shrimp Tackle Box for a limited time.
Super Bowl LVII: Pennsylvania churchgoers end mass with Eagles fight song
For a group of Chester County churchgoers, the Holy Spirit wasn't the only thing felt inside an Exton church. They've got Eagles spirit too!
Archbishop of Philadelphia makes friendly wager with Kansas City bishop for Super Bowl LVII
It seems Super Bowl LVII is getting just about everyone to chance some friendly bets - including the Catholic Church!
You might see a lot more Jesus commercials during this year's Super Bowl
This year, an ad campaign is promoting Jesus’ unconditional love to counter the notion that religion is used to divide people.
Satanic Temple launches telehealth abortion care in New Mexico, hopes to expand
The Satanic Temple, which doesn’t believe in a literal Satan, has claimed its abortion ritual is exempt from bans because it’s part of religious practice.
West Virginia advances mandate to display ‘In God We Trust’ in schools
Republican Sen. Mike Azinger, who introduced the bill, says he wants to give students something to look up to and that it’s okay to “say God” in school. The bill requires that the phrase appears in an area in each school building.
Pope Francis clarifies stance on homosexuality: 'Every sexual act outside of marriage is a sin'
His comments calling for the decriminalization of homosexuality were hailed by LGBTQ advocates as a milestone that would help end harassment and violence against LGBTQ persons.
Pope Francis says homosexuality is a ‘sin,’ but ‘not a crime’
Pope Francis criticized laws that criminalize homosexuality as “unjust” and called on Catholic bishops who support the laws to welcome LGBTQ people into the church.
'My choice is to stay true to myself': Flyers' Provorov cites religion for boycott on Pride night
Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Ivan Provorov cited his Russian Orthodox religion as the reason he did not participate in pregame warmups when the team wore Pride-themed jerseys and used sticks wrapped in rainbow Pride tape.
Church of England refuses to preside over same-sex marriages
"Blessings" from the Church of England for same-sex marriage are allowed, but same-sex couples are still not allowed to marry in its churches.
CAIR rejects Hamline University ‘Islamophobia’ claims, terminations without justification
After a Hamline University professor faced backlash from showing a depiction of Muhammad during a classroom lesson, America’s largest Muslim civil liberties organization is saying it does not believe the professor acted with ‘Islamophobic intent’ – arguing that academic positions should not be condemned without justification.
Public can visit Pope Benedict XVI's tomb
The public can now visit the tomb of Pope Benedict XVI in the grottoes under St. Peter’s Basilica.