Mormon leaders are giving their young missionaries some help for those long walks beneath the blazing sun by granting them permission to wear sunglasses and wide-brimmed hats.
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Pope Francis has set the date for Mother Teresa to become a saint, paving the way for the nun who cared for the poorest of the poor to become the centerpiece of his yearlong focus on the Catholic Church’s merciful side.
Editor’s note: This is the first of a two-part series about Hope for Prisoners, a program with spiritual roots that strives to help those who have done time turn their lives around. The second part, focusing on graduates of the program, will appear in next week’s Religion page.
Giving birth to new church campuses, mothering new daughter churches or even simply building new facilities on existing campuses can stretch congregation resources and challenge members and leadership. Problems they are grateful to have.
While Americans are a practical, go-getter lot that tends to squirm at even the mention of individual mortality, especially compared to other cultures, it is definitely on our minds.
Clyde Williams couldn't feel the Lord in an oil refinery in Los Angeles. He couldn't connect to the Lord at a cubicle in a stagnant office building either.
Gospel music is more than a form of entertainment. The genre also has a strong spiritual component and is a form of oral tradition, said the Rev. Sam Roberson of Community Baptist Church.
Sharaf Haseebullah is hosting a housewarming party, mingling with and accepting congratulations from family members, friends and even a few strangers whom she hasn't met but who, upon meeting Haseebullah, probably will become friends before long.
The Vatican on Friday tried to tamp down a firestorm ignited by Pope Francis' comments assailing Donald Trump's views on U.S. immigration as "not Christian," saying it was not a personal attack or attempt to influence the U.S. campaign.
On the frontline of Brazil's fight against Zika, Vandson Holanda sends Roman Catholic volunteers into the poorest areas of this city, showing residents how to protect themselves against mosquitoes that carry the virus linked to birth defects.
Pope Francis assailed Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's views on U.S. immigration as "not Christian" on Thursday, prompting the billionaire businessman to assail the religious leader as "disgraceful" for questioning his faith.
Ash Wednesday marked the beginning of Lent last week, meaning Christians across the country are in observation of the annual tradition of choosing something to give up until Easter Sunday.
Celebrating Mass for more than 300,000 people in one of Mexico´s poorest and most dangerous cities, Pope Francis on Sunday took a swipe at the country's rich and corrupt elite.
Pope Francis called on Mexico's government on Saturday to fight endemic corruption and drug trafficking and he then prayed with thousands before the icon that unites the country — the Virgin of Guadalupe.
After gathering for 10 years at Centennial High School, St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church has a sparkling new home in the northwest valley.
Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill embraced and kissed on Friday in a historic meeting nearly 1,000 years after the Eastern and Western branches of Christianity split apart.
Rev. J Barry Vaughn, rector of the Christ Church Episcopal, joins other ministers from his church to deliver ashes to anyone on the Strip for Ash Wednesday.
Nevada's only sanctuary church has already protected one person living in the country illegally who was facing imminent deportation.
Traipse through a Las Vegas Chinatown back alley on a chilly January evening, and you might run into a dragon practicing its glide.
Pastors at several Las Vegas churches say streaming their services online offers a new way to reach people outside the traditional walls of the sanctuary.
A federal judge ruled on Monday that developers building a replica of Noah's Ark for a controversial Kentucky theme park can use religious beliefs as part of their hiring criteria and still retain tax incentives.
With older Americans and baby boomers passing away, the new generation rising up to replace them is "simply far less religious, far less likely to identify with Christianity, including mainline Protestantism."
Pope Francis, who has acknowledged being "a disaster" when it comes to technology, said on Friday that the Internet, social networks and text messages were "a gift of God" if used wisely.