Smith raised fundamental questions about the nature of religion.
The reprisal against former Jakarta governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama has created urgency in Indonesia and elsewhere for protecting civil liberties.
“He feels he can make a difference, and I think he can,” said a fellow member of Covenant United Methodist Church.
The disaster relief agency cited the Supreme Court's Trinity Lutheran decision in changing its policy.
A growing number of evangelicals say the term has become a marker of politics more than beliefs.
The subterranean cemetery of New York City’s old Catholic cathedral is now open to the public.
A breakaway Anglican church in England appears to be forming as conflict over same-sex marriage continues.
Agricultural laborers often work long hours without overtime or paid days off. They're part of running a new center in Long Island to advocate for their rights.
In the Masterpiece Cakeshop case, justices are considering whether creative work—like decorating a cake—is protected free speech.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, Abundant Harvest ministry near Houston has increased its efforts to feed people and foster community.
“If you are a direct victim of gun violence, you have a right to be heard,” said a grieving mother who has engaged in advocacy with people from Newtown, Connecticut.
Roy Moore—known for controversial stances on God and government—was defeated by Doug Jones, an attorney who prosecuted a civil rights era church bombing case.
The award honors his book The Cross and the Lynching Tree, which shows how white supremacy has affected dominant views in the church.
The "sensitive locations" policy is in question with undocumented people in hospitals. What about in congregations providing sanctuary?
Even al-Qaeda supporters criticized the killing of more than 300 people at Friday prayers.