Jewish tradition teaches that bodies cannot be left alone. The community has come together to guard the victims of Saturday’s shooting.
State legislators in Alabama and Georgia know that abortion bans will likely be overturned in lower courts. They are aiming higher.
The leader of the Catholic Church has issued rules creating worldwide accountability for reporting allegations of abuse. But he still faces deep cynicism from the body faithful.
Trump’s Department of Health and Human Services is pitting religious freedom against abortion and LGBTQ rights.
The firebrand writer died unexpectedly over the weekend at the age of 37.
The island nation’s religious minority was rarely threatened. The Easter bombings changed that.
Representative Ilhan Omar of Minnesota is part of a new generation that rejects demands for performances of patriotism, including those related to 9/11.
The lead-up to Israel’s election has revealed deep fractures between the Israeli prime minister and American Jews.
But for many current and former members, the consequences of a former policy cannot be undone. Their relationships—with the Church, with their families, and with God—have been irreparably damaged.
The religious left has gotten giddy about South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, but campaign infrastructure and policy matter more than rhetoric.
American Jews are very uncomfortable with Trump, but the pro-Israel lobby has embraced him wholeheartedly.
A generation of young American Muslims is coming of age in a time when a mass shooting at a mosque is horrifying, but not surprising.
A House vote on bigotry underscored powerful changes in the party’s coalition, including among young Muslims.
The mainline denomination voted on Tuesday to toughen its teachings against homosexuality, same-sex marriage, and LGBTQ clergy. It must now decide whether it will stay together.
A significant minority seldom or never meet people from another race, and they prize sameness, not difference.
Republicans are relishing a fight after bills in New York and Virginia sought to expand late-term abortion access.
Cardinal Seán O'Malley has spent decades cleaning up after pedophile priests. Now he's once again found himself in the middle of a crisis.
The Minnesota congresswoman has given credence to caricatures of critics of Israel.
Hatred against Jews is on the rise around the world, including in the United States.
The president lamented bills that would allow “a baby to be ripped from the mother’s womb moments from birth” in his State of the Union address.
In a new book, a black evangelical challenges his white counterparts to take full responsibility for their complicity in racism, and to commit to changing America.