06/16/2014 1:31amCANNON BLAST-CHILDREN INJURED
06/16/2014 6:10amPope Francis and the archbishop of Canterbury denounced human trafficking as a crime against human dignity Monday and pledged to combat it jointly — finding common ground on a social issue amid deep theological divisions over the Anglicans' ordination of women bishops.
06/16/2014 8:00amThe Supreme Court has left in place a court decision that said public high school graduations in a church adorned with religious symbols violated the separation of church and state.
06/16/2014 8:41amHard-line Buddhists hurled gasoline bombs and looted homes and businesses in attacks in several Muslim towns in southwestern Sri Lanka, killing three Muslims and seriously wounding more than 50 people, authorities said Monday.
06/16/2014 8:51amThe Roman Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh is closing a second K-8 school in as many weeks due to declining enrollment.
06/16/2014 12:16pmAn archaeological dig is underway in a tiny western Illinois community for the possible location of a home built for the father of the founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
06/16/2014 1:21pmOver the past decade, Iraqi Christians have fled repeatedly to this ancient mountainside village, seeking refuge from violence, then returning home when the danger eased. Now they are doing it again as Islamic militants rampage across northern Iraq, but this time few say they ever want to go back to their homes.
06/16/2014 5:51pmThe Roman Catholic archbishop of San Francisco said Monday it's his duty to proclaim "the truth about marriage as the conjugal union of husband and wife," even when those views are unpopular.
06/16/2014 6:21pmA bill heading to Gov. Pat McCrory's desk attempts to make clear how public school students and staff can express religious beliefs.
06/16/2014 6:51pmIraqi Christians are fleeing to the Nineveh plain and the largely autonomous region of Kurdistan after fighters belonging to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant swept over the city of Mosul and a broad swath of the country in the past week.
06/16/2014 10:11pmWealthy donors are lavishing money on their favored charities, including universities, hospitals and arts institutions, while giving is flat to social service and church groups more dependent on financially squeezed middle-class donors, according to the latest comprehensive report on how Americans give away their money.