A legislative Republican spokesman says officials confronted a conservative Christian, anti-LGBT Ohio lawmaker months before his resignation to discuss allegations of extramarital conduct with men and to warn him to stay away from House staff.
An atheist group is suing to stop an annual blessing of the animals at a New Jersey shelter.
Alabama's Christian conservatives see Roy Moore as their champion.
Authorities say a Mormon missionary serving in Samoa is dead after being struck by a vehicle.
The Latest on the beatification of the Rev. Solanus Casey, a late Detroit priest who could be made a saint by the Roman Catholic Church if a second miracle is attributed to him: (all times local): ___ 4:55 p.m.
A leading figure among religious liberals says the candidacy of Roy Moore for U.S. Senate is a struggle for the "soul of the nation."
A smiling Roy Moore stood shoulder to shoulder with his fiercest religious allies.
A priest who wasn't allowed to preach instead turned his ears and heart to the needy.
A Detroit priest celebrated for his humility will be beatified in a ceremony in Detroit this weekend, bringing him a step closer to possible sainthood.
The new Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C. officially opens its doors this weekend.
Every year, Bridie Farrell travels to the state Capitol hoping it's the last time she has to urge lawmakers to pass the Child Victims Act and allow people molested as children to sue those responsible even after the statute of limitations on civil cases has expired.
A Maine high school is backing down from its threat to fire an employee if she ever tells a colleague in a private conversation that she is praying for him -- even if that colleague is a fellow Christian and attends the same church as she.
Eight years ago, Hobby Lobby president Steve Green found a new way to express his Christian faith.
Former members of a controversial North Carolina-based church want the state to take legal action to overturn a court-ordered compromise they say has crippled child abuse investigations involving the sect.
Republican Roy Moore sought refuge among his evangelical base amid calls from national Republicans for him to drop out of the Alabama Senate race because of allegations of sexual misconduct with teenagers.
A former Roman Catholic priest who spent more than a decade in a Massachusetts prison for raping an altar boy has been re-indicted on sexual abuse charges in Maine.
Thousands are dying from opioid-related overdoses across the U.S. but a South Carolina church is waging war against the epidemic using the power of prayer to help those battling addiction.
The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is condemning what he calls the forces of division that are preying on people's fears.
As a court-appointed advocate for two foster boys, it was Nancy Burnette's job to ensure they were in good hands.
When Rutherford County's child protection agency seeks to investigate allegations of abuse at Word of Faith Fellowship, it runs smack into two major obstacles: a habitual lack of cooperation from church members and a court-ordered compromise that limits what can trigger an inquiry and how social workers can question minors.