Over the last five years, a Polk County woman pocketed over $768,000 from a Winter Haven church, and used the money during trips to theme parks, for Amazon purchases and a Match.com account, the sheriff announced.
A church in Troy, New York is facing criticism for holding a raffle giveaway offering church-goers the chance to win an AR-15 assault rifle.
Montana police arrested a man who they said pulled down a courthouse Ten Commandments monument with a chain and a pickup truck, according to reports.
Police found two bullets at a predominantly Black church on the morning of Juneteenth, causing some on social media to wonder if the shots were the result motivated by race.
The pope noted that most priests were "obedient and creative" during the pandemic, but compared the defiance of some to the behavior of children.
In the midst of violence in cities across the country, one group in Cartersville decided to take another path. They gathered on the steps of the old courthouse for a night of worship.
Attorney General Leslie Rutledge filed the lawsuit in Arkansas against Bakker and Morningside Church Productions, just three months after the state of Missouri filed a similar lawsuit.
Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory, the first African American archbishop of the Archdiocese of Washington, condemned President Donald Trump's visit to the Saint John Paul II National Shrine Tuesday, saying the president's visit in the wake of his Monday threats to use military force against protesters "violates our religious principles.“
American religious leaders across faiths are grappling with the heavy burden of helping to heal two active traumas: rising civil unrest driven by the police killing of George Floyd and the coronavirus pandemic.
Reverend Johnnie Clark with Word Assembly Church in East Oakland said it's a matter of life and death.
The holiday will begin on Saturday or Sunday, depending on the sighting of the new moon, and the dawn-to-dusk fasting of Ramadan will come to an end.
Trump said if governors don’t abide by his request, he will “override” them, though it’s unclear what authority he has to do so.
Holy Communion will undergo major changes once the country reopens.
Evangelist Ravi Zacharias, who built an international ministry that strives to defend Christianity on intellectual grounds, has died in Georgia. He was 74.
The idea of prayer as a vital part of any response to COVID-19 might feel inappropriate or even irresponsible to some in a world that often views medicine and religion as polar opposites – one turning to science, the other to God.
A priest in Detroit has been using a squirt gun to dispense holy water and maintain social distancing.
Man in jail for stealing copper from churches
The Jewish civil rights group counted the highest annual tally since the New York City-based group began tracking anti-Semitic incidents in 1979.
Pope Francis has issued a decree granting a Catholic cathedral in Georgia the title of Minor Basilica, which highlights the significance and value of the institution, officials said.
Some religious organizations in Georgia say they are hesitant to begin holding in-person services, despite Gov. Brian Kemp’s directive on Monday.