The pontiff led prayers in a city that just four years earlier was in the hands of the Islamic State.

“Terrorism abuses religion,” the pontiff said at a site revered in Christianity, Islam and Judaism as the birthplace of Abraham.

It's hard to know what messages Catholics are getting from bishops' varied, nuanced philosophical statements

The elite, Episcopal congregation found itself at the center of anti-racism protests and wrestled with the way the fence changed it

A judge has held Godspeak Calvary Chapel in Ventura County in contempt of court for ignoring restrictions, but it still draws hundreds of maskless worshippers to its indoor services each week.

  • Sam Kestenbaum
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‘We unite our voices to declare that there is a version of American nationalism that is trying to camouflage itself as Christianity — and it is a heretical version of our faith,’ the letter reads.

  • Jack Jenkins
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In a speech to the SBC Executive Committee meeting, Greear asked, ‘Do we want to be a gospel people, or a Southern culture people? Which is the more important part of our name — Southern or Baptist?’

  • Bob Smietana - Religion News Service
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Two evangelical leaders urge people to get vaccinated against the coronavirus.

  • Russell Moore and Walter Kim
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An Ursuline missionary, she was raped, beaten and burned with cigarettes. She became a peace activist and sued her torturers.

  • Ryan Di Corpo
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In the months leading up to the riot, Michael Sparks struggled with his desire to be an upstanding Christian and his anger over the election, covid restrictions and protests for racial justice.

  • Peter Manseau
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Marking the start of Lent, many church leaders across the globe remind parishioners of their mortality.

A Q&A with executive producer, writer and host Henry Louis Gates Jr. and producer Stacey Holman.

  • Christina Sturdivant Sani
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A social media campaign among LBGTQ-affirming Christians and ex-Christians helped propel “Preacher’s Kid” to the top spot.

  • Emily McFarlan Miller
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The report, commissioned by the global Ravi Zacharias International Ministries, is a shameful coda to the career of the late minister.

David Schoen, who represents the former president in his impeachment trial, told reporters that he didn’t wear his kippah to the Senate because he didn’t want to offend anyone or cause awkwardness.

He founded the magazine Biblical Archaeology Review and waged a successful campaign to make the Dead Sea Scrolls more accessible.

A report due out this week finds the famous late Indian-American apologist engaged in serious sexual misconduct despite his denials. Now fans are left wondering what's true.

‘I could see the violence forming.’

  • Yonat Shimron
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“We do get asked what would be normal in this situation. But there is no normal.”

  • Elizabeth E. Evans
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Young Asian American Buddhists don’t see themselves in popular depictions of their faith

  • Caitlin Yoshiko Kandil
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On a food production floor on Long Island, steam rises from a blue metal barrel filled with scalding water for dipping cooking implements, and a worker runs boiling water through and over machinery. Zip ties are affixed to pipes and valves to avoid unwanted contaminants.

  • Seth Wenig | AP
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Pope Francis has urged Iraqis to treat their Christian brothers as a precious resource to protect, not an “obstacle” to eliminate as he opens the first-ever papal visit to Iraq

  • Nicole Winfield and Samya Kullab | AP
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