At a mass for the newest members of the College of Cardinals on Sunday, Pope Francis laid out a 'mission statement' for Catholics worldwide.
In comforting a child grieving his dog, Pope Francis implied that the child would reunite with his pet in heaven. Does this signal a doctrinal shift?
Holly Ordway, a college professor in Houston, no longer believes atheists are smarter than Christians. Her latest book: “Not God's Type: An Atheist Academic Lays Down Her Arms.”
Right-leaning Christians want to rely on a providential God instead of government, while left-leaning Christians argue government has a pivotal role to play in fulfilling a biblical mandate to care for the poor.
Soccer games may supplant Sunday school, but parents keep the faith by making home the rock of belief more than church-going.
More important to the Caplans than temple attendance is modeling their Jewish identity – like offering mitzvahs of music as a Christmas gift – as a way to help their children keep the faith.
Home, more than the mosque, is where the Malik children learn the religion of Islam – from Skyping to Pakistan for Quranic lessons to copying Mom's prayers.
For the Unitarian Parker parents, to keep the faith is to offer a universal moral code and let the child pick theology.
These parents keep the faith – in Christ – by teaching spiritual meaning in everything from the food they eat to TV commercials.
Conflict negotiator and writer John Paul Lederach has spent decades seeking new paths to peacebuilding.
Evangelical Christians round up the faithful in barns and riding arenas.
Among the things Muslims admire are the West's technology and fair political systems.
The priest and philosopher from Poland wins the 2008 Templeton Prize for advancing a complex dialogue.
The author and activist aims to strengthen the link between spirituality and commitment to moral issues like poverty.
Roman Catholics' altered wording of a missal widely offensive to Jews still takes 'conversionist' approach.
A women's commentary on the sacred text, 13 years in development, could become a model for future works.
Descendants of the DeWolf family of Rhode Island retrace the infamous 'triangle trade' in a documentary film.
Misconceptions and ignorance are weakening the Constitution's 'first freedom.'
Being a young Muslim in the US got much tougher after 9/11, so a brother-sister team came up with a book to help peers in their faith.