Don't tell the kids, but we've got Santa Claus all wrong.
Like a lot of evangelical Christians, Energy Secretary Rick Perry believes in a God who gets involved in every aspect of our lives -- including the election of Donald Trump as President.
Mehdi Ostadhassan was at an academic conference when he received a mysterious phone call from the FBI.
Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr., facing a growing controversy over culture and business dealings at the university, is now facing a backlash over e-mails in which he allegedly belittled a student and staff during the past decade.
Jerry Falwell Jr., the president of Liberty University, says he has asked the FBI to investigate a "criminal conspiracy" at the evangelical school, saying that former employees and board members have leaked documents and emails in an attempt to oust him.
The path from analytic philosophy to the Episcopal Church is not especially well traveled. But then, Peter Paul Buttigieg's search for God contains a few crooked lines.
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, which represents nearly 3.5 million Christians, voted Wednesday to become the country's first
In recent years a number of Catholic bishops have denounced President Donald Trump's immigration policies and harsh rhetoric toward immigrants and people of color.
You know things are bad in Congress when the chaplain's morning prayer on the House floor sounds like an exorcism.
The letters are profound and personal, even intimate. They ask about loneliness, about grief, about the voice of God. But what's most unusual about the questions is their recipient. He's not a pastor, psychiatrist, or even an advice columnist. He's a rock star.
No Catholic seminary in the United States would take him, so Augustine Tolton went to Rome, where he thought he might become a missionary to Africa.
When leaders of the country's two largest religious groups -- the Catholic Church and Southern Baptist Convention -- hold meetings this week, the separate conferences will have a common agenda: clergy sexual abuse.
Between June 2017 and June 2018 the Catholic Church in the United States spent a whopping $301.6 million on costs related to clergy sexual abuse, including nearly $200 million in legal settlements, according to a report commissioned by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.
It was the morning after the darkest day in this city's history, when Virginia Beach joined the list that nobody wants to be on: the site of a mass shooting.
Cardinal Blase Cupich of Chicago forcefully denounced the priest who hosted a speech by Louis Farrakhan, saying the church should not have provided a platform for the Nation of Islam leader to "smear" the Jewish people.
One week after Facebook banned Minister Louis Farrakhan and others for promoting "violence and hate," the Nation of Islam leader made anti-Semitic remarks in a Catholic church while insisting that he is not a hateful person.
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As Pastor Harry Richard watched the flames consume Paris' Notre Dame Cathedral on Tuesday, his soul swirled with emotions.
The families of eight young children have filed suit against a prominent Washington, D.C., synagogue and one of its leaders, alleging they ignored warnings that a teacher at the congregation's preschool was sexually abusing the children for more than two years.
When Joaquin Phoenix took on the role of Jesus in the new film "Mary Magdalene," he did many of the expected things: Grew long hair, adopted an intense and otherworldly stare, even meditated on a mountaintop.
Two Jesuit provinces in the United States released lists of 84 clergy credibly accused of sexually abusing minors, the latest revelations in the Catholic Church's long-running and morally damaging sexual abuse crisis.
The Vatican has told the US Conference of Catholic Bishops to delay voting on measures to hold bishops accountable for failing to protect children from sexual abuse, the president of the conference said in a surprise announcement Monday morning.
The rabbi lies awake at night, wrestling with his conscience and his God.
Like many American Jews, Rabbi Ethan Linden was in a synagogue on Saturday morning, reading a portion of the Torah, when a friend came and interrupted him.