The Sierra Pacific Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America elected them as the fifth bishop of its nearly 200 congregations in California and Nevada, a historic first for any major denomination in the United States.

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The question of whether to bar Communion to Catholic politicians who support abortion rights legislation has emerged several times in recent American history.

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The growth of U.S. Jewish population is bucking once-feared predictions that the small faith group would disappear.

LifeSiteNews was banned for posting ‘vaccine discouraging information on the platform.’

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Serena Rasoul hopes a casting agency focused on Muslim actors and Muslim roles in television and film can break stereotypes.

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He led the program for 20 years after decades as a domestic and foreign correspondent for NBC.

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A letter from the Archdiocese of San Francisco did not mention Pelosi by name, but it said the “only recourse” for politicians and others who continue to advocate for abortion access would be denying them Catholicism’s holiest sacrament.

Vaccines mean millions of Americans are starting to return to worship together in person. But the vast majority aren't close to back to normal and it's not clear if worship is forever changed.

Duggar and family rose to fame on "19 Kids and Counting," which showcased their large household and conservative Christian values.

The State Department on Friday confirmed reports that “multiple U.S. citizens were among the casualties” when a stampede broke out late Thursday at a Jewish festival in northern Israel, leaving dozens of people dead or injured.

A rising group of right-wing U.S. Catholic bishops is colliding with a very Catholic president who supports abortion rights.

Wiesel will join other human rights figures, including Rosa Parks and Eleanor Roosevelt as spiritual, moral icons

The lawsuit against the New York City-based school of about 3,000 students is expected to surface tensions over LGBT issues at the Modern Orthodox Jewish university.

The Anti-Defamation League says the pandemic has fueled the rise, with Jews accused of spreading the virus and Jewish institutions targeted with Zoom videoconferencing attacks.

A Florida woman alleges a Christian organization fired her because its leaders wrongly assumed she was in a same-sex relationship

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Josh DuBois said the evangelical alliance with Trump altered the public’s view of evangelicals for the worse.

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A therapist who publicly opposed Mormon leaders' teachings on sexuality issues has lost her membership in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

‘Millennials ... care about the way things look and feel.’

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More than 200 health care professionals signed a letter saying they are concerned that withdrawing Helfer’s membership will create a culture of stigma and shame for clients seeking therapy.

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Study: Young Jews are moving to polar ends — secularism and Orthodoxy

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Separated by diaspora, modern-day healers divine the wisdom of their ancestors

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China challenges UN event focused on its Uyghur population

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Christian higher ed courses in prisons continue, adapt amid COVID-19

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Biden inauguration priest resigns as president of Jesuit university

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