04/17/2014 2:11amPolice in Van Buren have arrested a man for allegedly embezzling $94,000 from a church and a school where he handled the organizations' finances.
04/17/2014 7:41amA nondenominational Christian ministry is planning a $21.5 million expansion on land it owns near Table Rock Lake in southwest Missouri, with a goal of offering gatherings beyond the traditional summer camps.
04/17/2014 8:35amTwo groups came together Wednesday night to create understanding between groups commonly seen as oppositional.
04/17/2014 8:41amMethodist University officials say a $1 million gift will support a Judaic studies endowment and the fine arts.
Matzo, palms among items Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support provides for upcoming religious observances
04/17/2014 12:21pmPope Francis washed the feet of 12 disabled and elderly people Thursday — women and non-Catholics among them — in a pre-Easter ritual designed to show his willingness to serve others like a "slave."
04/17/2014 12:21pmThousands of Orthodox Jews have received a ritual blessing at Jerusalem's Western Wall, their faith's holiest site.
04/17/2014 1:10pmA jury says a former Catholic priest stricken with late-stage cancer should serve a 15-year prison sentence for sexually abusing a teenage boy at a Louisville church in the early 1970s.
04/17/2014 1:20pmChurch officials say the bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Diego is being treated at a hospital after suffering a stroke.
04/17/2014 1:30pmThe United States on Thursday condemned as "grotesque" the distribution of leaflets demanding that Jews in eastern Ukraine register with a self-proclaimed local authority or face consequences. U.S. officials also denounced other instances of religious intolerance that are inflaming tensions the crisis in Ukraine and said no such behavior could be tolerated.
04/17/2014 1:30pmReligious institutions in Kentucky may hire and fire people from strictly ecclesiastical jobs as they see fit, but could face legal action if an employment contract is involved, the Kentucky Supreme Court rules Thursday.
04/17/2014 4:31pmSix months after the resignation of Suzan Johnson Cook, the post of U.S. Ambassador at large for International Religious Freedom remains empty.
04/17/2014 7:21pmChristian radio broadcaster James Dobson has won a temporary injunction preventing the federal government from requiring his ministry to include the morning-after pill and other emergency contraception in its health insurance.