When House Speaker Paul Ryan interrupted Democrats’ sit-in over gun control late Wednesday night, the protestors reportedly responded with a song — the famous civil rights anthem, “We Shall Overcome.”
Members of four major religions — Christians, Jews, Muslims and Hindus — joined with the LGBT community for an interfaith gathering to share a message of love and compassion in response to the shooting.
In a message to a world conference against the death penalty, Pope Francis says capital punishment “contradicts God’s plan for individuals and society, and his merciful justice.”
American parents are less happy than their childless counterparts. And the parenthood “happiness gap” is greater in the United States than in 21 other countries studied.
Work has begun to save one of the holiest shrine in Christendom. It won’t be a simple patch-and-paint job. They are going to repair Jesus’ tomb — with titanium bolts.
If “The Gospel of Jesus’ Wife” sounds a bit like something out of a Dan Brown novel or an episode of “The X-Files,” that’s because, as the Harvard scholar who introduced it to the world now admits, it likely is…
In a well-attended Sunday morning worship service at Emanuel AME Church that felt like a purposeful return to normalcy, the Rev. Betty Deas Clark importuned her listeners to trust that the Lord will relieve burdens and provide comfort.
Church leaders are reckoning with religious views often hostile to homosexuality after a gunman killed 49 people at a gay nightclub, with some wondering if they are contributing to breeding contempt.
A closed-door meeting between presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and conservative Christians from across the country is being billed as a “conversation.”