Sociologists and a statistician examined Internet search data provided by Google. Their findings suggest that "violent extremism results from the failure of ethnic integration."
Under a new rule, priests will be able to marry same-sex couples despite their diocesan bishops' objection—but no priest is required to preside at any wedding.
The M.Div.X program hopes to train innovative church leaders—with no student debt, says seminary president Robin J. Steinke.
The law, also making Hebrew the only official language, has garnered criticism in Israel and abroad.
There have been nearly 90 contenders in national, state, or local races—including several who could be the first Muslim woman in Congress.
The consortium in Berkeley, California, includes research centers and seminaries of multiple faith traditions—but has been previously led by Christians.
Firmin Gbagoua was the sixth Catholic priest to be killed. Fighters claim that religion is fueling the conflict—but religious leaders point to economic causes.
Christ Church Cathedral in Indianapolis has statues of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph behind a chain-link fence topped with barbed wire.
Nationalism and anti-immigrant movements have gained ground.
Dahouk al-Omar has been hoping to be reunited with a son in Chicago. Now it's uncertain whether that will ever be possible.
Law societies denied accreditation to the program at Trinity Western University, an evangelical school in British Columbia, citing its community covenant as discriminating against LGBTQ applicants.
Only a few hundred women in the Netherlands wear face-covering veils, studies suggest.
The Templeton foundation praised Abdullah II for building on "the power of principled pluralism."
Aisha and Vincent Anibueze, a Muslim and a Christian, have found ways to thrive despite violence in Maiduguri.
U.S. Catholic bishops called asylum a right-to-life issue that could carry "canonical penalties." And the attorney general's fellow United Methodists brought charges against him with the denomination.