Sales Surge for Tim Tebow Book 'Through My Eyes'
December 19 2011 9:49 AM EST
Students are getting into trouble for Tebowing in school hallways, but Tim Tebow's memoir, Through My Eyes, still saw a surge in sales last week, the New York Post reported.
Christopher Hitchens: Mother Teresa’s Order Prays for His Soul
December 16 2011 10:45 AM EST
Mother Teresa, who died in September 1997, was beatified by the church in 2003.
Child Sex Abuse Widespread in Dutch Catholic Church: Report
December 16 2011 10:25 AM EST
The magnitude of abuse ranged from mild forms touching all the way up to and including rape.
Westboro Baptist Church Member Pickets in a 'Glee' T-Shirt
December 14 2011 3:54 PM EST
Here's an incongruous image: a Westboro Baptist Church member holding virulently homophobic signs... while wearing a Glee T-shirt.
U.S. Catholic Bishops: U.S. House Has ‘Moral Obligation’ to Extend Unemployment Benefits
December 13 2011 5:33 PM EST
In a letter sent to the U.S. House of Representatives on Monday, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops said lawmakers have a moral obligation to ensure unemployed Americans and their families are able to support themselves in an economy that has not been conductive to job growth.
Church Confirms Pope Benedict to Visit Cuba Next Year
December 09 2011 12:22 PM EST
Pope Benedict XVI will visit Communist Cuba this spring, a senior Roman Catholic Church official said Thursday.
Harvard Fires Hindu Professor for Writing Anti-Muslim Tract
December 08 2011 3:47 PM EST
he op-ed came on the heels of a series of bombings in Mumbai that killed almost two dozen people in mid-July.
‘Holiday’ Tree? It’s Actually a ‘Christmas’ Tree, Gov. Chafee
December 08 2011 2:23 AM EST
Chafee was accused of putting the religion down.
Supreme Court Won't Review NYC Ban on Public-School Worship
December 05 2011 4:53 PM EST
The Supreme Court declined on Monday to review a state court's ruling that religious groups in New York could not use public school facilities for worship services, even outside of school hours.
Bachmann Gets Endorsement from Phyllis Schlafly, Anti-Feminist Activist
December 05 2011 2:10 PM EST
Phyllis Schlafly, the conservative activist who spearheaded the anti-feminist movement in the 1970s, has endorsed Michele Bachmann for the Republican presidential nomination.
Bishop Eddie Long Takes Leave from Church After Wife Seeks Divorce
December 05 2011 12:39 AM EST
New Birth Missionary Baptist Church Bishop Eddie Long said on Sunday that he's taking a leave from the church to focus on his family after his wife filed for divorce on Friday, according to reports.
3 New Rick Perry Ads Court Iowa Voters
December 01 2011 5:19 PM EST
Rick Perry has released three TV ads in Iowa in the past 24 hours in an attempt to re-establish himself in the state that will hold the nation's first caucuses on Jan. 3.
World’s Largest Floating Christmas Tree Unveiled in Brazil (PHOTOS)
November 29 2011 3:08 AM EST
An 85 meters high Christmas tree, said to be world's largest floating Christmas tree according to the Guinness Book of Records, was unveiled at Rodrigo de Freitas Lake in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Saturday evening.
Will Kansas Repeal Its Unconstitutional Sodomy Law?
November 27 2011 7:26 PM EST
An equal-rights group in Kansas is asking Gov. Sam Brownback to repeal the state's sodomy law, which was rendered unconstitutional by a Supreme Court ruling eight years ago. Some legislators argue that, since the law is unenforceable, it isn't worth the effort to repeal it. But laws have symbolic meaning whether they are enforced or not.
New Mass Translation Has Catholics Confused Over Roman Missal
November 27 2011 6:09 PM EST
For the first time in 40 years, Catholics the world over are reading a new translation of Mass, emphasizing the Latin roots and formal tone of the Roman missal (prayer book). See what's changed from the old services, prompting many churches to rely on cheat sheets as they adjust, and why some Catholics are up in arms about the new translation.
6 Deaths as British Churches Claim to Cure HIV with Prayer
November 27 2011 5:03 PM EST
At least six people have died of AIDS after evangelical churches in Great Britain told them that God had cured their HIV and that they could stop taking medication, according to a Sky News investigation. Another person thinks he infected his partner after his church told him he could have unprotected sex and start a family.
Provincial court upholds ban on polygamy
November 24 2011 11:30 AM EST
A Canadian provincial court on Wednesday upheld the country's ban on polygamy, saying the harm that plural marriage causes to women and children outweighed any infringement of religious freedoms.
Mormon Faith Only Hurts Romney in Primaries: Pew Research Center
November 23 2011 1:36 PM EST
According to a new Pew Research Center poll, a third of Republicans think Mormonism isn't a Christian religion, and these people are less likely to support Romney for the Republican nomination. But if Romney does get the nomination, an overwhelming majority of Republicans would vote for him over President Barack Obama.
Nancy Pelosi Bashes Catholics on Pro-Life Issue: 'They Have This Conscience Thing'
November 22 2011 11:32 AM EST
Nancy Pelosi recently bashed Catholics on a pro-life referendum.
Spectacular Christmas Markets From Across the World (PHOTOS)
November 22 2011 4:20 AM EST
The allure of Christmas is about the warmth and delight that fill the days leading to that wintry December night. Christmas gets its charm from the meticulous planning that precedes it.