Just as the anti-vaccination movement feeds off a handful of fringe outsiders, long-standing stereotypes about Jews have found a new vector in the latest outbreak of the disease.
An ancient faith is disappearing from the lands in which it first took root. At stake is not just a religious community, but the fate of pluralism in the region.
To save the Church, Catholics must detach themselves from the clerical hierarchy—and take the faith back into their own hands.
State legislators in Alabama and Georgia know that abortion bans will likely be overturned in lower courts. They are aiming higher.
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 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 former Jehovah's Witness is using stolen documents to expose allegations that the religion has kept hidden for decades.
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.
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.
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.
Women from around the country will march this weekend. But they won’t all be marching together.
Conservative Christian leaders are a major force behind criminal-justice legislation being considered in the Senate. But black and progressive clergy see danger in allying with the president, even on this issue.
Priests are fielding more requests than ever for help with demonic possession, and a centuries-old practice is finding new footing in the modern world.