The subject of a new biopic, Tammy Faye was a televangelist icon. But she also represented another side of the evangelical coin — one that was big-hearted, vulnerable and accepting.
Women have long complained they have second-class status in the Church, despite doing the lion's share of its work teaching in schools, running hospitals and passing the faith onto future generations.
Interest in Wicca and witchcraft appears to be increasing, but what exactly is Wicca in the first place?
As the Jewish community prepares to celebrate the High Holy Days, a scholar of the Bible explains their history and why they might offer consolation in times of uncertainty.
There are five pillars – or basic tenets – of Islamic faith. Each of these pillars is an important part of being Muslim.
Sunday, the community held a "siyum Torah" or a completion of the Torah ceremony where the last lines were ceremoniously filled in by a rabbi and then carried under a "chuppah," or marriage canopy in a parade to the synagogue.
The Most Rev. Edward K. Braxton, one of the few African American bishops in the Roman Catholic Church, rarely talks to the press. But he recently agreed to visit at length with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch about his new book, "The Church and the Racial Divide."
Thousands of vaccinated Muslim pilgrims circled Islam's holiest site in Mecca Sunday, but remained socially distanced and wore masks as the coronavirus takes its toll on the hajj for a second year.
Disaffected young evangelicals and those who left the church describe an out-of-touch institution not in line with their political beliefs, a scholar found
For more than 25 years, Tommy Taylor and a small army of volunteers at Murdale Baptist Church have focused children on Christian principles by teaching to perform in a musical production, mixing in scripture lessons, games and fun as part of the church's Summer Week of Choir.
Among those in attendance was filmmaker Spike Lee, who is friends with the Rev. Michael Pfleger and whose 2015 movie "Chi-raq" featured a character inspired by Pfleger and played by John Cusack.
Upset by the removal of their pastor, parishioners at Faith Community of Saint Sabina had tied up the archdiocese's phone lines, held rallies, sent letters and threatened to withhold $100,000 in monthly dues.
A new book by Springfield Catholic Bishop Thomas John Paprocki shares how running unlocks physical benefits and spiritual well-being.
Recommended For You
An amateur historian who lives in the Edgewater neighborhood, John Holden describes himself as “by no means a model Catholic,” but he has returned in recent years to the religion of his childhood, and Chicago’s old churches stir his curiosity and his soul.
See 26 images captured by AP photographers in March, as springtime ushered in a host of religious holidays and festivals observed by the faithful around the world.
As vaccinated grandparents gather with their families this Passover, many might find solace in the history of the celebrations and how it offers hope for the future.
Vice President Kamala Harris joined President Joe Biden and the first lady in participating in a virtual Passover celebration Thursday.
Stacker compiled a list of the 100 best biopics of all time, ranked according to the Stacker score—a weighted index split between Metacritic and IMDb scores.
Valentine’s Day actually originated as a liturgical feast to celebrate the decapitation of a third-century Christian martyr, or perhaps two. So, how did we get from beheading to betrothing?
When the coronavirus pandemic sent the U.S. economy into freefall last year, the federal government hastily knit a safety net for small businesses called the Paycheck Protection Program. The idea was to keep Main Street alive — and workers paid — even as the public health emergency shuttered…
Bald Knob Cross of Peace Inc. is in search of a new executive director after its first and only director announced her retirement.
With the holiday season under way, charitable donations are on the rise. But how do organizations use their funds?
After a local radio station canceled his weekly broadcast last year, Pastor Eddie Bone started putting his Sunday sermons online. But hardly 100 people bothered to watch.
Muslims throughout the world are celebrating the holiday of Eid al-Fitr, a celebration at the end of Ramadan. Here's an introduction to this important feast and its partner, Eid al-Adha.
The suit was filed by the Thomas More Society, a conservative legal advocacy group, on behalf of Pastor Steve Cassell of Most Beloved Church in Lena, in Stephenson County. The complaint argues the governor’s order violates several provisions of both the state and federal constitutions.