Activists such as Rosa Namises see the nation's abortion law as an inheritance from a racist government—one that contributes to high maternal death rates.
Climate change's toll is increasing in South Africa.
Three Indonesian Christians moved into their church in New Jersey—one of more than 30 congregations sheltering people facing deportation.
Hundreds of people awaiting deportation hearings would have been incarcerated in Elkhart County, Indiana.
Pope Francis has encouraged a new translation—but is also letting local bishops decide which one to use.
Before his consecration as bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land, Azar was a pastor in Jerusalem's Old City for three decades.
Law enforcement is seeking to forge partnerships with faith leaders. It raises a variety of questions about balancing safety with other concerns.
Walker was "a legend in his own right," said the current president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, which Walker also led.
Several churches in Minneapolis–St. Paul have funded in-prison education for young men convicted of ISIS involvement and also helped their families. It hasn't been without controversy.
Church leaders called for the protests after Sunday services to enforce an agreement for the president to step down and allow elections.