Religion

The images are in stark contrast to those documenting the pontiff's previous blessings.
The economic and social upheaval caused by COVID-19 is prompting bishops to relax a Lenten rule.
Ralph Drollinger, who leads a Bible study for Trump's cabinet members, claims homosexuality, environmentalism and atheism are signs of God's wrath.
The church squirreled away thousands of respirator masks 14 years ago.
Trump's loyal evangelical fans see the president's choice of the holiest date on the Christian calendar as a meaningful goal, even if it's purely aspirational.
The sudden turn in the case took survivors and relatives by surprise and brought relief to people across New Zealand.
Lynchburg Mayor Treney Tweedy is criticizing Jerry Falwell Jr.’s response to the coronavirus outbreak.
Rev. Stephen Beach met his match while filming a service from home after his church suspended its gatherings over the coronavirus pandemic.
From drive-thru confessions to services in mall parking lots, here are just some ways houses of worship around the world are adapting to the spread of COVID-19.
The Utah Senator chided hundreds of people who showed up at a Salt Lake City airport parking garage to welcome home 900 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints missionaries returning from the Philippines.
Godless congregations are organizing online trivia nights, book club meetings and pub nights to promote human connection during the COVID-19 outbreak.
"Yes there is fear. But there does not have to be hate. Yes there is isolation. But there does not have to be loneliness," wrote Richard Hendrick.
For many families who have fled wars and political instability, the scenes are far too familiar.
Despite the president's lies and initial skepticism about the crisis, most white evangelical Christians strongly approve of what he's done.
Previously, Marrz Balaoro wed couples in secret to avoid being arrested.
She's asking followers to send "seed" money in honor of a Bible passage that promises protection against pestilence and plague.
Pastor Guillermo Maldonado previously suggested that people who skipped services were caving to fears instead of believing in God's promises.
Days after spouting conspiracy theories on Fox News, President Jerry Falwell Jr. is transitioning classes at the evangelical university online.
In a step described as unprecedented in modern times, the Vatican said Sunday that all of Pope Francis' Holy Week events would not involve public participation.
As the COVID-19 pandemic hit the U.S., houses of worship have had to make quick and often unprecedented changes to faith practices.