After 14 years of study, Pope Francis has changed church law to explicitly criminalize the sexual abuse of adults by priests who abuse their authority and to say that laypeople who hold church office can be sanctioned too.
College of the Ozarks in Missouri may face fines if it does not comply with the Fair Housing Act.
Now an advocacy group is calling for DC-area mosques to step up security ahead of the end of Ramadan.
A magistrate slain by mobsters in Sicily and praised by two popes has been beatified by the Roman Catholic church on Sunday in the last formal step before possible sainthood.
For the first time since 2019, many Christians got to celebrate Easter Sunday service inside their church instead of on a couch at home.
Christianity’s most joyous feast day is being celebrated worldwide with faithful sitting far apart in pews and singing choruses of “Hallelujah” through face coverings for the second Easter Sunday.
Christians in the Holy Land are marking Good Friday this year amid signs the coronavirus crisis is winding down.
The coronavirus pandemic has changed life as we know it, including how and if we worship. A lack of religion nationwide is concerning to the faith-based community and beyond.
For the first time since the late 1930s, less than half of Americans say they belong to a church, synagogue or mosque, according to a new Gallup poll.
The Fairfax County School Board has voted for a new school calendar that recognizes additional religious and cultural observances but does not include school closures for those days.
Should schools close for observance when it comes to celebrating certain religious holidays?
The new Dead Sea Scroll fragments bearing a biblical text are believed to have been hidden during a Jewish revolt against Rome nearly 1,900 years ago.
A Pennsylvania church treasurer is accused of stealing over $150,000 from the house of worship to fuel his addiction to porn, according to reports.
Pope Francis has urged Iraq's Christians to forgive the injustices committed against them by Islamic extremists.
Pope Francis and Iraq’s top Shiite cleric delivered a powerful message of peaceful coexistence Saturday, urging Muslims in the war-weary Arab nation to embrace Iraq’s long-beleaguered Christian minority during a historic meeting in the holy city of Najaf.
The Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments has published guidance detailing the distribution of ashes in order to avoid physical contact for Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
There are calls for the faith-based community to help in spreading the word on getting vaccinated against COVID-19.
The decision is a partial win for groups fighting California's coronavirus restrictions.
Declaring “God is on your side,” a Roman Catholic cardinal, an archbishop and six other U.S. bishops are declaring their support for LGBT youth and denouncing the bullying often directed at them.
In a Facebook post, Christian evangelist Franklin Graham tried to compare Republicans who voted to impeach Donald Trump a second time to the betrayal of Jesus Christ.