A small chapel nestled on a university campus in a rural central Oklahoma town is at the center of a firestorm over the use of religious symbols on public property after a Washington, D.C.-based group insisted that a cross be removed from atop its steeple.
Brigham Young University ended a six-decade ban Thursday on the sale of caffeinated soft drinks on campus, surprising students by posting a picture of a can of Coca-Cola on Twitter and just two words: "It's happening."
The American Civil Liberties Union says Michigan is illegally allowing faith-based groups to reject gay couples who want to adopt kids or become foster parents.
A Virginia church that Robert E. Lee belonged to after the Civil War will no longer be named after the Confederate general.
Citing a social media backlash, the seminary at the Catholic University of America has canceled a talk by a popular Jesuit priest whose latest book advocates for more compassion for gays within the church.
The Latest on a descendant of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee resigning as pastor (all times local): 6:30 p.m.
A Vatican diplomat working in the Holy See's embassy in Washington has been recalled after U.S. officials flagged possible violations of child pornography laws.
Churches, synagogues, and mosques became literal shelters in the storm, as Harvey and Irma ravaged East Texas, Florida, and the Caribbean.
Colorado's governor on Thursday denied a pardon application from a woman who lived at a Quaker meeting house in Denver to avoid U.S. immigration authorities, quashing her hopes of a new way to fight deportation.
A Roman Catholic priest in Pennsylvania caught with child pornography by someone helping with his computer is going to jail.
Two Republican congressmen seeking to unseat Sen. Joe Donnelly have criticized his response to fellow Democrats' questioning of an Indiana judicial nominee that focused on her Catholic faith.
Everyone is pitching in to clean up Florida after Hurricane Irma.
The Archdiocese of Santa Fe has released the names of 74 priests and religious leaders found guilty of sexually abusing children by state or church authorities.
Roman Catholic leaders are objecting to Democratic senators' line of questioning for one of President Donald Trump's judicial nominees.
Leaders of a historic Cincinnati church are considering whether a pair of Confederate memorials should be removed.
Christmas trees are popping up in a small Kansas town as residents prepare to celebrate the holiday early for a 3-year-old boy with terminal cancer.
A Greek Orthodox church taking shape next to the World Trade Center memorial plaza will glow at night like a marble beacon when it opens sometime next year.
President Donald Trump's ex-strategist is blasting White House aides who publicly distance themselves from the president's response to Charlottesville — yet stick it out in the West Wing.
Those Americans who identify as white Christians are now considered to be a minority of the country’s population, according to a new survey.
Can public funds be used to restore Massachusetts' historic churches?