Religion

Being with my own thoughts this closely, for this many days, can be excruciatingly uncomfortable.
Nearly every major religion has an important holiday in April — which means it will be a month of surreal new changes for American believers.
As a Pakistani reporter covering U.S. foreign policy, I worried about writing on Palestine and Israel — until visiting gave me an empathy stronger than my fear.
While the U.S. Census Bureau is bound by law to protect private information, it’s not unreasonable that Muslim Americans would be concerned.
Tony Spell, pastor of Life Tabernacle Church near Baton Rouge, vowed to continue holding in-person church services despite the pandemic.
The facility is operating in partnership with Samaritan’s Purse, a disaster relief organization founded by evangelist Franklin Graham.
Rodney Howard-Browne claimed he had special virus-killing machines.
Yosef Neumann was among five people injured in a machete attack in Monsey, New York, that authorities allege was a hate crime.
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.