Mosques in the United States began considering tighter security after at least 49 Muslim worshipers were killed in Christchurch.

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Polling data and experts interviewed by The Washington Post do not show a Jewish exodus from the Republican Party in the Trump years.

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The trend inaugurated in the 20th century has to stop.

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A new Boston salon just for women offers unusual privacy.

New translations in Arabic, Farsi and other languages will make Dawkins's controversial books readable to audiences in the Muslim world.

U.S. Catholic frustration and openness to leaving comes at a time when Americans in general are less tied to faith groups.

Pope Francis and Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints President Russell M. Nelson met for 30 minutes to discuss shared values — including the concern over secularism.

After Trump added his unique, frenetic signature to a 12-year-old boy’s Good Book, the crowd of onlookers erupted in applause.

Several churches have caught on to the trend of merging environmental activism and Lent.

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We Muslim writers have spent six years trying to learn from and listen to Jewish Americans about Israel, Judaism, Zionism and anti-Semitism.

  • Wajahat Ali, Rabia Chaudry
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Firefighters found about two dozen bibles in the rubble of Freedom Ministries after the church burned down Sunday in Daniels, W.Va.

Hybels’s alleged behavior, directed mostly at women connected to the Chicago-area megachurch, took place at various points during his more than four decades of leadership.

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It should serve as a cautionary tale.

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The denomination wanted to avoid a schism by holding a vote on gay marriage. It might get one anyway.

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The U.S. will never again be a country where the government can use the Christian cross as the universal symbol for memorizing our war dead.

  • Charles Haynes
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After a contentious meeting that threatened to split the church, the nation's largest mainline Protestant denomination upheld its stance on LGBT issues. In the United States, many were deeply disappointed.

McCarrick was the first cardinal defrocked in part for sexually mistreating adults

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While millennials leave church, some churches are thriving.

  • Henrietta Holiday
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The nation's third-largest church is deeply divided over the question of whether to ordain gay clergy and perform gay weddings.

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The Michigan attorney general’s office has settled a lawsuit by same-sex couples who say their rights have been violated by faith-based adoption agencies that don’t want to work with gays and lesbians

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The Michigan attorney general’s office has settled a lawsuit by same-sex couples who say their rights have been violated by faith-based adoption agencies that don’t want to work with gays and lesbians

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U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres went to the first mosque built in New York City on Friday to show solidarity with the Muslim community, urging people everywhere “to reaffirm the sanctity of all places of worship and the safety of all worshippers.”

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A 72-year-old Michigan priest has been acquitted of sexually assaulting two teens in the first of three trials

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A second South Dakota diocese has released the names of clergy members with substantiated allegations of sexual abuse against a minor.

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A Roman Catholic diocese in Connecticut has agreed to pay $3.5 million to five men who alleged in lawsuits they were sexually abused as children by priests

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Advocates for clergy abuse victims say their list of 395 priests or lay people in Illinois who have been publicly accused of sexually abusing children is far more extensive than the names already released by the state’s six dioceses

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints says two of its missionaries have returned home to the U.S. after they were detained in Russia for more than two weeks for alleged visa term violations

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The nation’s largest Muslim civil rights organization says it has accepted an invitation from West Virginia lawmakers to visit the state Capitol in the wake of an Islamophobic display outside the House of Delegates chamber

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In the wake of the Christchurch mosque shootings, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has criticized New Zealand and Australia for sending troops to Turkey in the World War I Gallipoli campaign

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The Vatican is greeting the visit to Italy of Chinese President Xi Jinping with a new round of overtures and says the “door is always open” to dialogue

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Attorneys who have represented clergy abuse victims across the United States say they are releasing a report that lists the names of every Catholic priest and lay person in Illinois who has been publicly accused of sexual misconduct.

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The Catholic diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, West Virginia, is disputing some of the allegations in a lawsuit that claims the diocese knowingly employed pedophiles

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West Virginia’s attorney general has sued a local Catholic diocese and its former leader, claiming they knowingly employed pedophiles

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North Dakota’s Republican-led Legislature has voted to repeal the state’s longstanding Sunday business restrictions that are rooted in religious tradition

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