More Women Work At Vatican, So Why Only Two In Top Jobs?
March 06 2015 6:17 PM EST
Less than 20 percent of the Vatican's workforce is composed of women, according to numbers released ahead of International Women's Day.
Pope Meets With Outgoing Chilean Bishop Ahead Of Contentious Appointment
March 06 2015 5:20 PM EST
Pope Francis met with a Chilean bishop on Friday whose successor has been criticized for covering up sexual abuse.
History And Rituals Surrounding Sikh Festival Hola Mohalla
March 06 2015 12:31 PM EST
The weeklong Sikh festival of Hola Mohalla begins March 6.
Ancient Stone Tool Discovered In Oregon Is A ‘Tantalizing’ Find
March 05 2015 10:13 PM EST
An ancient stone tool discovered in eastern Oregon might be one of the oldest artifacts found in western North America.
Pope Francis’ Approval Rating In US Continues To Grow
March 05 2015 6:59 PM EST
A new Pew Research Center survey shows nine in 10 U.S. Catholics see Pope Francis favorably.
US Rep. Candice Miller Will Not Seek Re-Election In 2016
March 05 2015 5:50 PM EST
The Michigan Republican was elected to Congress in 2002.
Cardinal Edward Egan, Former Archbishop Of New York, Dies At 82
March 05 2015 5:07 PM EST
Cardinal Edward Egan, the former Archbishop of New York, died on Thursday in Manhattan.
NYC Hindus 'Want What The Muslim Community Got'
March 04 2015 5:23 PM EST
After Mayor de Blasio included two Muslim feasts in the school holiday calendar, Hindus ask: Why not Diwali?
Two Major Muslim Holidays Added To NYC Public School Calendar
March 04 2015 10:34 AM EST
New York City becomes the largest school district in the U.S. to observe Eid al-Adha and Eid al-Fitr.
Some Key Points About Purim
March 04 2015 9:57 AM EST
The Jewish festival of Purim begins the evening of March 4 and ends the evening of March 5.
Robert McElroy Named San Diego Bishop
March 03 2015 4:34 PM EST
Auxiliary Bishop Robert McElroy has been appointed head of the Diocese of San Diego, one of the largest diocese in the United States.
Faith Leaders Petition Against Kelly Gissendaner Execution
March 03 2015 2:14 PM EST
Faith leaders continue to support a commuted sentence for Kelly Gissendaner after her execution was postponed for a second time on Monday.
Sikh Boy Films Peers Calling Him ‘Terrorist’ On School Bus
March 02 2015 4:01 PM EST
Georgia middle school student Harsukh Singh filmed his classmates calling him names in a viral YouTube video.
Israeli Rabbis Move To 'Unchain' Women Who Can't Get Divorces
March 02 2015 12:40 PM EST
A new initiative spearheaded by a large rabbinical organization in Israel seeks to close a loophole in Jewish divorce proceedings.
Indian Male Muslim Attacked After Posing With Female Hindus
February 26 2015 3:11 PM EST
An Indian male Muslim student was hospitalized after he was wrongly identified in a photograph with female Hindu classmates.
What Is The Nation Of Islam?
February 26 2015 11:39 AM EST
On Feb. 26, the Nation of Islam celebrates the birth of its founder on a holiday known as Saviours’ Day.
#JewHaters Posters At Colleges Compare Anti-Israel Group To Hamas
February 25 2015 6:21 PM EST
At least two U.S. colleges with chapters of Students for Justice in Palestine reported seeing posters linking the group to the terror group Hamas.
Supreme Court Hints At Favoring Muslim In Abercrombie Headscarf Case
February 25 2015 3:00 PM EST
Supreme Court justices grilled Abercrombie & Fitch attorneys Wednesday over the company's alleged religious discriminatory practices.
Jewish Heirs Sue Germany Over Art Sold To Nazis
February 24 2015 11:40 AM EST
Jewish heirs to Nazi-era art dealers claim the $226M "Guelph Treasure" in a Berlin museum was sold in a "sham transaction" during Hitler's rule.
Pope Says Ukraine Ceasefire Should Be Respected
February 20 2015 11:43 AM EST
Amid reports of ongoing attacks in Ukraine, Pope Francis said both sides of the conflict should respect last week's ceasefire agreement.