Pope Benedict XVI espoused environmental justice and renewable energy in his nearly eight years as pontiff. Will the cardinals choose another 'green pope' to follow Pope Benedict XVI?
Members of the Newtown United Methodist Church have turned to faith – and each other – to surmount a mass shooting.
Under an Islamist government, many expect far more religion in the Egyptian curriculum. But the reality of governing has tempered that push.
In Puritan New England, Protestant and Catholic churches are declining while evangelical and Pentecostal groups are rising. Why the nation's most secular region may hint at the future of religion.
A round-up of this week's long-form good reads include takes on America's manufacturing power, how religion is faring in the US, and the power of seeing a son in a new light.
More than one-quarter of Americans did volunteer work in 2011, providing 7.9 billion hours of service worth $171 billion. Utah led among states. Iowans responded to their governor's call for volunteers.
How do we talk about faith with our children? Before her son ever asked the 'Mom, do you believe in God?' question, a mom asked him, 'So what is God?' His answer helped her ponder her own faith more.