They will have to navigate major policy differences over abortion and LGBTQ rights.

  • Christopher White
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The landmark cathedral has found a new audience online, but is struggling financially.

He was convicted of stealing papal documents in 2012 and served two months in a Vatican jail before being pardoned by Benedict.

A greater percentage of millennials are not affiliated with a religion, compared to older generations.

  • Bob Smietana
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As the Catholic Church pores over the meaning of the Vatican’s report on serial abuser Theodore McCarrick, a mother who raised the alarm decades ago is keeping her expectations for accountability low.

A year ago, bishops passed an oversight plan that still left bishops in control. After the McCarrick report, few seemed interested in additional lay or independent oversight.

He expected to take a more formal and interfaith approach to religious engagement.

  • Jack Jenkins and Emily McFarlan Miller
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A new study finds Blacks are joining mostly White congregations, while few Whites join predominantly Black churches.

  • Yonat Shimron
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Some see Pope John Paul II's decision to elevate McCarrick despite allegations of sexual misconduct as a serious blemish on the saint's reputation.

With unprecedented detail about a major abuse case, the report shows how the Catholic Church repeatedly received clues about misconduct with young adults.

The Vatican has been investigating allegations of sexual abuse against the former cardinal and archbishop of D.C., and how the Catholic Church hierarchy handled the accusations.

The future of families who have been impacted by Trump’s “Muslim ban” remains unclear.

“Even though we’re a small percentage of the population, we have to be out here doing this work, which goes to the core of Islam,” one organizer says.

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With the outcome of the presidential election still unclear, worshippers found solace in prayer.

The Supreme Court is being asked to strengthen religious liberty protections when Americans have increasingly diverse views about what constitutes religiosity and how it should be weighed against other rights and when and how much religion can be burdened.

The vandalism in a Jewish cemetery was discovered just hours before President Trump delivered his final campaign rally across town.

Jentezen Franklin and Mike Evans since 2016 have advised Trump on evangelical outreach and Israel, among other things.

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."

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As vice president in 2012, Joe Biden endeared himself to many LGBTQ Americans by endorsing same-sex marriage even before his boss, President Barack Obama

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After being deployed to the Minnesota streets during demonstrations over racial injustice, chaplains of the state’s National Guard are praying for peace but also readying for whenever their next domestic callup may come

  • Giovanna Dell'Orto | AP
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Officials say a man suspected in the fatal stabbings of two people and the wounding of three others at a San Francisco Bay Area homeless shelter has a history of domestic violence and had been deported at least three times

  • Olga R. Rodriguez | AP
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New York’s attorney general is suing the Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo and two former church leaders, accusing them of covering up allegations of sexual misconduct against predatory priests

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