Religion

Pope Francis will meet Iraq's Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, a prominent figure in Shiite Islam, to issue a joint call for peace.
Jasmine Beach-Ferrara highlights her identity as a gay Christian minister in her first campaign video.
Racist, nativist and xenophobic sentiments surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic are leading to attacks on Asian Americans.
American bishops insist the new one-shot vaccine isn't the preferred option for Catholics since it was developed using stem cells from the 1970s and ’80s.
People who convert to Judaism through the Reform and Conservative movements are Jewish, Israel's High Court of Justice has declared.
Hundreds of Christian leaders have signed a letter rejecting Christian nationalism and conspiracy theories.
Alex Garcia, a Honduran immigrant, has been living inside a Missouri church since 2017 to avoid deportation.
Pastor Jim Conrad's Georgia church was expelled from the Southern Baptist Convention for accepting a queer couple and their kids as members.
Muslim immigrants fleeing persecution find themselves fighting anti-Islam bias in the U.S. immigration system, even as the Biden administration seeks change.
“I tell you, if they start canceling these American presidents, they’re going to come after Bible characters next," warned Bill Hemmer.