The announcement that Pope Francis has ordered the Vatican to open its archives from that era prompts hope for many.
The Little Sisters of the Poor and others say any involvement in the offering of birth-control methods they equate with abortion goes against their religious beliefs.
Sophie Kasiki writes of her experience in a new book “to prevent others … from falling for the Islamic State’s culture of death.”
The Anglican Church in Kenya has become the latest province to announce it will boycott the Anglican Consultative Council meeting in Zambia over the participation of the Episcopal Church.
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Israel today grapples with profound existential questions of its national identity, including how Jewish the Jewish state can be.
Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl appears to take a swipe at Georgetown University for inviting Planned Parenthood head Cecile Richards to speak.
After a community backlash, Mount Saint Charles Academy explores ways to provide accommodations for transgender students.
The growth of Christianity is a source of alarm for Chinese authorities, according to one of the world’s foremost experts on religion in China.
With this latest Supreme Court case, proponents of abortion rights could be on the verge of a big victory, a small defeat or a do-over.
One out of five Southern Baptist missionaries overseas volunteer to leave their posts to help the denomination’s mission board deal with its financial straits.
The “remarkably preserved” 3,000-year-old fabrics provide the first physical evidence of what Holy Land residents wore.
The surge in microcephaly cases in Brazil has reignited a debate on abortion and the reproductive rights of women in Latin America.
Activists and widespread media attention are shedding light on the practice in a mission to change superstitious notions about albinos.