The push for legalized marijuana has moved into Utah and Oklahoma, two of the most conservative states in the country, further underscoring how quickly feelings about marijuana are changing in the United States.
The Rev. John Sanqiang Cao paid no more than three dollars for the trip that would end up costing him his freedom.
Students at Marquette University are moving forward with plans for a "Pride Prom" celebrating the school's LGBT community despite an online petition from a Catholic group asking the Jesuit school to block it.
A former Miami Dolphins cheerleader filed a complaint against the team and the NFL on Thursday alleging that she was discriminated against because of her Christian beliefs.
Expressing pride in his own record of peace, former President Jimmy Carter warned that President Donald Trump should steer clear of any military action involving Syria or other world hot spots and avoid a nuclear attack at all costs.
Expressing pride in his own record of peace, former President Jimmy Carter warned that President Donald Trump should steer clear of any military action involving in Syria or other world hot spots and avoid a nuclear attack at all costs.
An Alabama youth evangelist has been arrested on child sex charges.
The Chicago-area founder of one of the nation's largest evangelical churches is stepping down following allegations he behaved inappropriately with female congregants.
The Mormon church says it will celebrate the upcoming 40th anniversary of its reversal of a ban on blacks in the religion's lay priesthood.
A Pennsylvania university is removing photos and erasing the name of one of its former presidents, after a Roman Catholic diocese said he had faced allegations of abusing minors during an earlier job as a lay teacher and youth coach.
An upstate New York church has a clear message for anyone thinking of doing its congregation harm: “We are NOT a ‘gun-free zone.’”
The Latest on a church service and march in Atlanta marking the 50th anniversary of the funeral of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (all times local): 11:20 a.m.
The history of the Congregational Church is the history of Colonial New England.
My life growing up was a struggle. When I walked into college, I carried a heavy burden of years of hurt and bitterness.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Erie, Pennsylvania, has published a list of 34 priests and 17 lay people who have faced credible accusations of sexual abuse or inappropriate behavior.
Forgiveness is a central Easter theme, and for one Texas pastor eliminating medical debt for 4,229 local families and veterans was the perfect way to give back.
The Latest on a woman suing the Mormon church over alleged sexual abuse (all times local): 1:25 p.m.
A woman who recently accused a former Mormon missionary training center director of raping her in the 1980s and the church of failing to take her allegations seriously has sued them.
Authorities say a Phoenix woman shocked her teenage son with a stun gun to wake him for church services on Easter.
The Mormon church faced more criticism Monday about its approach to sexual abuse after a top leader praised the #MeToo movement but referred to sexual misconduct as "non-consensual immorality," a remark that some say could be interpreted as victim blaming.