ROME (RNS) The nuns, from the order founded by Mother Teresa of Calcutta, are among 16 people killed by gunmen who attacked a retirement home.
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(RNS) Robert P. George, chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, said that “a pluralistic, non-sectarian, and democratic state" such...
(RNS) A First Amendment watchdog group is suing a Texas sheriff for placing Christian cross decals on several county patrol vehicles.
(RNS) She will join the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture at the University of Virginia.
PHOENIX - The Phoenix Goddess Temple offered spiritual and touch-based healing services to "seekers" in exchange for donations. Some of these services...
WASHINGTON - Proponents of abortion rights could be on the verge of a big victory, a small defeat or a do-over at the Supreme Court.
(RNS) Self-identification as an evangelical is "a broad brush" in Southern states, where most people identify as Christian, says one pollster.
(RNS) Two-thirds of Republicans in Super Tuesday states say religion is very important to them, compared with 53 percent of Democrats.
(RNS) The successor to Cardinal Bernard Law, a central foil in the "Spotlight" investigation into clergy abuse, said the media "led the Church to acknowledge...
(RNS) Franklin Graham, the hellfire evangelist who's turning election-year rallies into prayer meetings, quotes his daddy -- and Donald Trump.
(RNS) Former Fla. Gov. Jeb Bush withdrew from the 2016 race on February 20.
(RNS) Cruz doesn’t tiptoe around the Almighty in his politics. If America doesn't shape up, it could lose God's favor, he has said.
(RNS) A veteran of political compromise, Kasich does take an unchanging stand on his view of Christian values -- serving the poor and troubled.
She was an abused and terrified child who grew up to challenge her church, a new biography reveals. Yet this maverick sister and writer is a traditionalist ...
(RNS) The Supreme Court majority reasoned with concern for the real-world impact of dismantling the Affordable Care Act. That pragmatic approach also turned up...