More than 40 people at an Alabama Baptist church were infected with the virus the congregation held a series of religious services.
Cameras captured hundreds of people attending a worship service Wednesday night, many of them without masks and ignoring social distancing guidelines.
A new lawsuit alleges former Roman Catholic Cardinal Theodore McCarrick and several other clerics sexually abused a teenage boy at a New Jersey beach house in the 1980s.
The nuns, ages 69 to 99, included teachers, an author and a secretary in the Vatican Secretariat of State.
A statue of Jesus Christ was decapitated and knocked off a pedestal at a Catholic church in Florida, another in a string of similar incidents nationwide.
The Vatican issued a long-awaited manual for bishops and religious superiors on conducting in-house investigations into allegations of priests who rape and molest minors and vulnerable adults.
The U.S. Roman Catholic Church used a special and unprecedented exemption from federal rules to amass at least $1.4 billion in taxpayer-backed coronavirus aid.
A cat stole the show during an online prayer service after it was caught on camera stealing some milk.
Faith leaders are speaking out after California Gov. Gavin Newsom banned singing and chanting in houses of worship last week due to a surge in coronavirus cases following weeks of protests.
Mississippi has the last state flag that includes the Confederate battle emblem.
The pope noted that most priests were "obedient and creative" during the pandemic, but compared the defiance of some to the behavior of children.
Attorney General Leslie Rutledge filed the lawsuit in Arkansas against Bakker and Morningside Church Productions, just three months after the state of Missouri filed a similar lawsuit.
The peaceful nature of the Justice for George Floyd protest was overshadowed by ensuing violence and ultimately prompted a strong police response and a mandatory, city-wide curfew set to resume at 8 p.m. Sunday.
American religious leaders across faiths are grappling with the heavy burden of helping to heal two active traumas: rising civil unrest driven by the police killing of George Floyd and the coronavirus pandemic.
Reverend Johnnie Clark with Word Assembly Church in East Oakland said it's a matter of life and death.
As Gov. Gavin Newsom prepares to release plans for how religious institutions can reopen in California during the coronavirus pandemic, health officials announced that two church services that were held without authorization have been sources of outbreaks.
Solid Rock Baptist Church, located in Berlin, began its Sunday Service at 10 a.m. although Gov. Murphy has yet to deem churches essential amid the health crisis.
In Pennsylvania, Gov. Tom Wolf says houses of worship were never closed but large gatherings were banned to control social gathering and limit risk of spreading COVID-19.
The health agency shared a graphic detailing how two symptomatic persons infected at least 35 individuals at a church.
Trump said if governors don’t abide by his request, he will “override” them, though it’s unclear what authority he has to do so.