These believers are praying for a Trump victory to keep America Christian.

Lutherans, Methodists and other major Protestant denominations have lost millions of members. And those who remain are aging.

  • Bob Smietana
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In a new documentary, Francis says same-sex couples should be “legally covered."

Parishioners often foot the bill for them to stay in a conservative “oasis.”

Former members who left People of Praise, including some founders, said the group was too controlling.

Capitol Hill Baptist Church has no online services and has been meeting outside in a Virginia field since spring.

For three consecutive nights, hundreds of men have congregated on the streets of Brooklyn, dancing, clashing with police and burning face masks.

For some, the Supreme Court justice nominee's affiliation with a charismatic lay group has drawn attention to an often-misunderstood form of spirituality.

“I’m coming as an evangelical who is pro-life and prepared to say the Republicans don’t own ‘pro-life’ and they don’t own evangelical,” one leader said.

Questions about her affiliation with People of Praise are seen by some as evidence of anti-Catholic bias and by others as fair game for a Supreme Court nominee.

Ginsburg's rabbi recalled the justice's kindness to children and to her housekeeper and spoke of her as a modern-day prophet.

The Capitol Hill Baptist complaint says accommodating protests but not outdoor worship violates the First Amendment.

On the Supreme Court justice’s wall was a reference to Deuteronomy: “Justice, justice you shall pursue.”

  • Yonat Shimron | Religion News Service
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Religious institutions increasingly are trying to make reparations for slavery and systemic racism.

  • Jonathan M. Pitts
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James E. “Trey” Trainor III likened civil demonstrations to “complete anarchy” and a movement away from “Christian moral principles.”

  • Jack Jenkins
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DYI shofar kits. Huge tents. Design thinking. Coronavirus pandemic forces Jews to rethink the High Holidays.

John Carr, longtime Catholic adviser who opposed abortion, say he will vote for Joe Biden despite the Democrat’s support for existing abortion laws.

  • Thomas Reese
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Sean Feucht began hosting open-air concerts in response to restrictions on religious gatherings during the coronavirus pandemic.

Several high-profile Southern Baptist leaders have decided to stop using the “Southern” part of their name, calling it a potentially painful reminder of the convention’s historic role in support of slavery.

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A federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit in which a Muslim civil rights group sought to block the state of Maryland from enforcing its ban on contracting with businesses that boycott Israel

  • Michael Kunzelman | AP
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Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler was appointed to the U.S. Senate last year on the hope that she would help the GOP hold on to moderates uncomfortable with the party’s right turn under President Donald Trump

  • Ben Nadler | AP
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A Mexican TV broadcaster is confirming that Pope Francis’ bombshell comments endorsing same-sex civil unions were made during a May 2019 interview that was never broadcast in its entirety

  • Nicole Winfield and Maria Verza | AP
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With America roiling over questions of racial justice and a divisive election just days away, the AP Road Trip team made its way to Mississippi, and the scene of an infamous 1964 triple murder of civil rights workers fighting for Black voting rights

  • Tim Sullivan | AP
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LGBTQ Catholics and their allies in the U.S. are welcoming Pope Francis’s endorsement of same-sex civil unions — the first time he’s done so as pope

  • David Crary and Elana Schor | AP
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