Apr 24, 2014 — Word about what the pope reportedly said when he called a woman in Argentina set off speculation that he wants to reverse church teachings. His spokesman says that's reading too much into the story.
Apr 22, 2014 — The lawmaker who sponsored the bill to make the Holy Bible the state's official book said it had become a distraction and that there were "much more important" priorities.
Apr 20, 2014 — The Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe has no permanent members, but it's hosting tens of thousands of worshippers today — it's across the street from Walt Disney World.
Apr 11, 2014 — The new Carnegie Mellon study found that 62 percent of 18- to 34-year-olds report talking to God, but just 52 percent said they turned to religion for guidance.
Apr 9, 2014 — The country's move to require animals to be stunned before being killed is seen by some as an affront to religious methods of slaughter. But now Jews and Muslims are working together to protest it.
Feb 26, 2014 — It's been one year since Pope Benedict XVI stepped down. Now, he has publicly called speculation that he might not have resigned willingly "simply absurd."
Jan 23, 2014 — The new regulations would grant exceptions on a case-by-case basis for the wearing of turbans or yarmulkes, as well as beards or tattoos with religious significance.
Dec 16, 2013 — Rev. Frank Schaefer was convicted and suspended at a church trial last month of violating the Methodist Book of Discipline by presiding over his son's same-sex wedding ceremony.
Nov 26, 2013 — Pope Francis also says in a new treatise that he begs God "to grant us more politicians who are genuinely disturbed by the state of society, the people, the lives of the poor!"
Nov 14, 2013 — The Canadian province has proposed a "secularism charter" that would ban government workers from wearing religious symbols. Supporters say it would preserve gender equality and the separation of church and state. Critics say the measure curbs religious freedom. The issue has echoes of a debate that's played out in France twice in the past decade.