(RNS) Dutch star Johan Cruyff was a deity in the world of soccer -- but he kept his own beliefs to himself.
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JERUSALEM (RNS) The Mosaic Center in Jericho tries to bridge cultural gaps between Christians and Muslims.
(RNS) If the religious groups win on blocking contraception coverage, some attorneys argue the ruling could easily apply to decisions about care at the end of...
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) The chocolate companies denied claims they were deliberately trying to distance Easter eggs from their religious origin.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Denouncing "arms dealers who want blood, not peace," the pontiff washed the feet of 12 refugees -- including three Muslims and one Hindu, as...
(RNS) Unitarian Universalists dissolved a previous agreement with the BSA in the 1990s because the Scouting organization had banned openly gay members.
The action by California's flagship public university sought to strike a balance between condemning intolerance and protecting free speech.
(RNS) Most scholars say "nope," but a growing number of Christians host their own seders. Let us 'splain ...
(RNS) Two Christians named Katie. Two views on whether the Affordable Care Act violates or protects freedom.
WASHINGTON — A 4-4 tie would uphold lower court verdicts in different parts of the country, all but one of which upheld the government mandate.
(RNS) The Christmastime staple is no longer for Advent only.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Five-year-old Lizzy Myers suffers from an incurable genetic disease that leads to blindness, but next week she is to fulfill her wish of...
A gallery of images of events commemorating the days leading to Jesus' death.
WASHINGTON — The specific fight is about insurance coverage for birth control, but the broader battle is over religious freedom.
The bombings once again call attention to a serious crisis: the radicalization of citizens outside the Middle East by extremist groups.