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.
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.
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.
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.
In Ethiopia, some monks are using Facebook and YouTube to gain thousands of disciples, who see them as modern Messiahs.
Throughout the 20th century, Bosnian Muslim thinkers offered creative theological interpretations that squared with European life.
The disappearance of a bishop is an object lesson in interacting with Beijing.
The Trump administration has been slamming Beijing for its Uighur internment camps. But some worry that criticism will go quiet after the G20.
“I may have caused some of our people to love our kingdom too much.”
Young black women are leaving Christianity and embracing African witchcraft in digital covens.
What motivated the killing of a bishop inside his own monastery?
Stephen Fry called God “stupid” in an interview three years ago. Now voters are headed to the polls.
Controversy over the dubious sourcing of artifacts has dogged the museum since its inception. Why hasn’t it learned its lesson?
He stands by those to whom he’s loyal but, when faced with new evidence, is also willing to change his mind.
The pope has accepted the resignation of the leader of the Archdiocese of Washington. What happens next?
Reassessing the Catholic Church’s dubious history in Latin America
For Moscow, the crisis is geopolitical as well as religious.
In India, thousands are embracing apps that allow them to pay for a ritual to be performed on their behalf.
The formation of “Jews in the AfD” is baffling to many, but it’s also part of a larger pattern across Europe.