The anxiety of one mass shooting after another has led some churches to start training and arming their worshippers with guns
An attorney for childhood victims alleging sexual abuse by Roman Catholic clergy says he has turned up the names of 12 New Jersey priests who were not previously disclosed on lists the church released.
Investigations remain underway after 1,862 calls were made to a clergy abuse hotline in the 12 months since a landmark grand jury report exposed decades of child abuse within Pennsylvania's Roman Catholic dioceses, the state attorney general said Tuesday.
Pope Francis is offering prayers for the dead and the injured in three U.S. mass shootings this week.
A Roman Catholic priest accused of sexually abusing a teenager in Delaware nearly 40 years ago has been relieved of his duties.
A Catholic bishop is reaching for new heights to save a city wrought with "evil."
Religious publishers say President Donald Trump's most recent proposed tariffs on Chinese imports could result in a Bible shortage.
Twitter now prohibits hate speech that targets religious groups using dehumanizing language.
Pope Francis has prayed for migrants in a special Mass, saying they are people and not just a social issue.
A South Carolina church turned away a blind man and his service dog because the organization doesn't allow animals.
The action is significant, because a year ago those students were asked to leave because of the cotton clothes they were wearing at the time were against the rules.
As a full-time certified public accountant numbers are important to 80-year-old Harold Sampson. But late each morning in his home office, Sampson prepares for a midday ritual involving numbers that have taken over his life.
Cracker Barrel denied a planned church event at one of its restaurants of a Tennessee pastor, who is also a former detective, after he preached that the government should execute LGBT people, the restaurant chain said Tuesday on Twitter.
A former Southern Baptist pastor who supported legislation in Texas this year that would have criminalized abortions has been arrested on charges of child sex abuse.
U.S. Catholic bishops voted Wednesday to create a new national sex-abuse hotline run by an independent entity, a decision that represents one of the church's most tangible steps yet in confronting its sex-abuse crisis.
Under intense public pressure, the nation's Roman Catholic bishops approved new steps this week to deal more strongly with the clergy sex-abuse crisis. But activists and others say the moves leave the bishops in charge of policing themselves and potentially keep law enforcement at arm's length.
A Pennsylvania court says a woman can pursue her lawsuit that alleges Roman Catholic Church officials in the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese worked to conceal her molestation by a priest.
The Vatican has issued a document rejecting the idea that people can choose or change their assigned genders.
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter is back to teaching Sunday school in Georgia after taking time off to undergo surgery for a broken hip.
A rabbi who is opposed to a minor league baseball team's upcoming Pride Night arranged a protest outside the stadium in Lakewood, New Jersey.