06/13/2014 10:41amAlmost all Vatican officials initially opposed Pope Francis' idea of bringing the Israeli and Palestinian presidents together for a prayer summit, he said in an interview published Friday.
06/13/2014 11:41amA mid-Missouri high school has been ordered to restrict some religious activities at schools and to rewrite its handbook as part of a settlement of a complaint filed by a secular organization.
06/13/2014 12:31pmThe Sunni-Shiite split is rooted in the question of who should succeed the Prophet Muhammad in leading Muslims after his death in 632.
06/13/2014 2:21pmIraq's Shiite clerical leadership Friday called on all Iraqis to defend their country from Sunni militants who have seized large swaths of territory, and a U.N. official expressed "extreme alarm" at reprisal killings in the offensive, citing reports of hundreds of dead and wounded.
06/13/2014 4:12pmA Utah judge said Friday that hundreds of people living in Warren Jeffs' polygamous sect on the Utah-Arizona border who have collectively failed to pay millions in occupancy fees for their houses should be evicted.
06/13/2014 4:51pmPrime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's botched policies and "obsession with power" are quickly eroding his support even among longtime Shiite backers, politicians here say, as the Iraqi leader moved Friday to try to repair his shattered image after the disastrous loss of the north to Islamic militants.
06/13/2014 5:16pmDisney fans will be thrilled to learn Santino Fontana, known as the voice of Hans from "Frozen," is coming to Salt Lake City to perform with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir for the Pioneer Day concerts.
06/13/2014 8:11pmIraq's Shiite clerical leadership is calling on all Iraqis to defend their country from Sunni militants who have seized large swaths of territory. A U.N. official is expressing "extreme alarm" at reprisal killings in the offensive, citing reports of hundreds of dead and wounded.