Religion and Beliefs

White evangelicals have stuck by Trump through allegations of sexual assault, racism and corruption. But leaders have decried his decision to withdraw troops from northern Syria.
The official government page was updated to tout Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's speech on his faith.
Pope Francis' tweet was intended for very different saints, but the NFL team is thanking him for his divine intervention.
"Judeo-Christian moral standards are like God’s instruction manual for ... the best operation for human society," said the attorney general.
The reality star shared photos of Psalm, Chicago and Saint participating in the sacred ceremony at the Cathedral of Holy Etchmiadzin in Armenia.
Judge Tammy Kemp noted that her Christian outreach to Amber Guyger happened after the trial was over.
During the Days of Awe -- the Jewish calendar's holiest season -- progressive Jews are advocating for the rights of undocumented immigrants.
The Freedom From Religion Foundation accused Judge Tammy Kemp of violating church-state separation by proselytizing to the convicted former police officer.
A recent investigation from the Associated Press found that hundreds of accused priests are now working as teachers, nurses and even counselors for sexual assault survivors.
Title X provides federal dollars for health programs to detect, treat and prevent STIs. Obria Medical Clinic tells its patients that abstinence, not condoms, is the way to do that.
Trump told evangelicals he would defend religious liberty. He's undermining that pledge by cutting refugee admissions, a Christian group says.
Robert Jeffress warned of a possible "Civil War-like fracture" if President Donald Trump is ousted from office.
The Justice Department agrees that Joshua Payne-Elliott’s lawsuit challenging his firing should be dismissed.
District Judge Robert Jonker said St. Vincent Catholic Charities’ practice of referring same-sex couples to other agencies is not discriminatory.
Shahin Indorewala is suing Fast Trak Management for allegedly refusing to hire her after she requested a religious accommodation.
Foot washing is a way for clergy to appreciate the sacrifices of migrants who travel to the U.S. for a better life, a United Church of Christ leader says.
More than 400 cases have been brought against the Roman Catholic Dioceses of Rochester since August. Other dioceses are considering bankruptcy too.
Church leader Russell Nelson insists that a policy barring LGBTQ members' children from baptism was motivated by love. But queer Mormons disagree.
In his invocation, Barrett Fletcher asked that "the great Flying Spaghetti Monster rouse himself from his stupor and let his noodly appendages ground each assembly member in their seats.”
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' president said God’s law dictates that marriage is restricted to a man and a woman.