Jon Gambrell, Associated Press | Posted Jun 23rd - 1:52pm
Hundreds of Bahraini protesters kept up their rally Thursday outside the home of a Shiite cleric, a day after they chanted a promise to "give our soul and blood as a sacrifice" to protect him following the government's move that revoked his citizenship this week.
Riaz Khan and Asif Shahzad, Associated Press | Posted Jun 23rd - 10:51am
A Pakistani provincial government has allocated $3 million to a Taliban-linked seminary in a volatile region bordering Afghanistan, a local official said Thursday, sparking criticism from the central government in Islamabad and secular groups.
A first edition of The Book of Mormon printed in the upstate New York town linked to Joseph Smith's establishment of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has sold at auction for more than $50,000.
The father of a 19-year-old beaten to death during a church counseling session pleaded guilty Wednesday to his role in the attack, describing how he whipped the teenager and a younger son with an electrical cord during a group assault that authorities have said went on for 14 hours over two days.
Pope Francis is paying homage to his predecessor in the forward of a new book, saying Pope Benedict XVI's decision to retire to a life of prayer is a lesson to all priests that their main job is to pray for others.
Meg Kinnard, Associated Press | Posted Jun 22nd - 3:31pm
A federal court in Virginia ruled Tuesday that it's now up to a South Carolina judge to consider if members of a humanist organization can continue a legal challenge over prayers during graduation ceremonies at a public school.
Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press | Posted Jun 21st - 11:00pm
The Dalai Lama delivered his message of peace and compassion Tuesday to thousands of people during a visit to Utah that included a luncheon with the governor and a planned meeting with senior Mormon leaders.