Less than 20 percent of the Vatican's workforce is composed of women, according to numbers released ahead of International Women's Day.
Pope Francis met with a Chilean bishop on Friday whose successor has been criticized for covering up sexual abuse.
The weeklong Sikh festival of Hola Mohalla begins March 6.
An ancient stone tool discovered in eastern Oregon might be one of the oldest artifacts found in western North America.
A new Pew Research Center survey shows nine in 10 U.S. Catholics see Pope Francis favorably.
The Michigan Republican was elected to Congress in 2002.
Cardinal Edward Egan, the former Archbishop of New York, died on Thursday in Manhattan.
After Mayor de Blasio included two Muslim feasts in the school holiday calendar, Hindus ask: Why not Diwali?
New York City becomes the largest school district in the U.S. to observe Eid al-Adha and Eid al-Fitr.
The Jewish festival of Purim begins the evening of March 4 and ends the evening of March 5.
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 continue to support a commuted sentence for Kelly Gissendaner after her execution was postponed for a second time on Monday.
Georgia middle school student Harsukh Singh filmed his classmates calling him names in a viral YouTube video.
A new initiative spearheaded by a large rabbinical organization in Israel seeks to close a loophole in Jewish divorce proceedings.
An Indian male Muslim student was hospitalized after he was wrongly identified in a photograph with female Hindu classmates.
On Feb. 26, the Nation of Islam celebrates the birth of its founder on a holiday known as Saviours’ Day.
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 justices grilled Abercrombie & Fitch attorneys Wednesday over the company's alleged religious discriminatory practices.
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.
Amid reports of ongoing attacks in Ukraine, Pope Francis said both sides of the conflict should respect last week's ceasefire agreement.