They vote on everything. They’re committed to peace. Can a church that defines itself by harmony survive dissonance over homosexuality?
Brazil's third election debate was hosted by the Brazilian Conference of Bishops, showing just how much influence religion can have on politics even when "church" and "state" are separate.
Congregations have reported an increase in spontaneous hand-waving, jumping, shouting, singing, and other "spiritual behavior" over the last decade and a half. Why?
S. Truett Cathy, the chain's late founder, consistently made business choices based on his Christian beliefs—and turned a humble sandwich into a religious symbol.
The Boston Globe has launched a separate site dedicated to coverage of the Catholic Church, betting that people want to read about the world through the lens of their religion.
On Wednesday, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a 2013 hate-crime conviction against 15 members of an Amish separatist group who forcibly cut the beards of others in their faith. The ruling has re-opened a question: How could this happen?
SoulCycle, a company that offers specialized exercise classes, is one example of how a limited set of Americans might find new expressions of spirituality.
The legendary yogi died on Wednesday at age 95. Reportedly, he did headstands into his 90s.
The proportion of Americans who don't identify with a specific faith is growing. What does this mean for the future of funeral rites?
Three Atlantic writers discuss Starz's buzzy new fantasy show.
For people born after 1960, having a college degree doesn't cause religious disaffiliation—young, highly educated people are more likely to identify with a faith, according to a new study.
The religious minority is once again threatened by genocide in Iraq. What happens to a faith when it's forged in persecution?
A marketing campaign to celebrate Ignatius of Loyola's feast day creates a remarkable intersection of pop culture, digital media, and spiritual recruitment.
How far do religious-liberty claims actually extend following the Supreme Court's ruling?
Nearly seven in 10 Americans see children crossing the border as "refugees" rather than "illegal immigrants." What does that say about the moral—and political—obligation to help them?
On Monday, a federal court ruled the state's same-sex-marriage ban unconstitutional—the latest to be overturned. What makes the decision in the Old Dominion different?
According to new data, Catholic marriages in the U.S. are on a steep decline. Why are fewer couples relying on religious institutions as they take their vows?
The numbers used to frame yesterday's invasion of Gaza
Oh, how times have changed: In a new survey, respondents reported feeling more warmly toward the chosen people than those of any other faith.
The downsides of using poll data to understand the arc of history
A poll suggests young people aren't convinced that spouse-hunting and baby-making should be a priority for their generation.