A new Pew survey suggests that many Catholics leave their church because of doctrine, whereas Protestants tend to leave because of life changes such as marriage.
Controversial referendum today determines if students get the option to study ethics or religion.
Readers write about why the Iowa court made the right call on gay marriage.
‘Stay with these poor people if you can,’ urged Mother Teresa – and Father Joseph Maier does.
The group, which has begun to shift to the left, could determine the outcome of Sunday's presidential election.
The struggles of a religion reporter whose work begins to erode his faith.
Thorniest issue is over staffing for religious groups whose programs get federal funding. Can hiring be limited to adherents of their own faith?
In the most ambitious such review to date, young people in 17 countries most often defined spirituality as belief that life has a purpose, belief in God, and being true to one's inner self.