Divisions remain between North and South Korea 70 years after war broke out, but love, compassion and a mutual respect for friends and foes alike can heal old wounds and finally restore unity on the Korean Peninsula, current and former heads of state and prominent U.S. political figures said Saturday at a major international rally.
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Divisions remain between North and South Korea 70 years after war broke out, but love, compassion and a mutual respect for friends and foes alike can heal old wounds and finally restore unity on the Korean peninsula, current and former heads of state and prominent U.S. political figures said Saturday at a major international rally.
Nearly two-thirds of respondents say their faith has been important during the coronavirus outbreak, according to a survey by a leading religious liberty firm.
U.S. Catholic church leaders met virtually Monday under the "shadow of the coronavirus," according to a top bishop. But it was the shadow of a bombshell report from the Vatican on former Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick that took center stage.
Jake Tapper's weekend interview with Dr. Anthony Fauci appeared to get the latter's confirmation that Christmas celebrations must take a back seat to COVID-19 rules.
A committee for the United Methodist Church says it will decide soon on a plan to formally separate the denomination.
A measure to ease abortion restrictions in Massachusetts has drawn the ire of the state's leading Roman Catholic archbishop.
The Vatican's report into ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has raised uncomfortable questions the Holy See will have to confront going forward, chief among them what it's going to do about current and future clergy who abuse their power to sexually abuse adults.
Governments have been cracking down on religious expression more than any other time in recent memory, says a new report on global religious persecution.
Robert Jeffress, a Baptist pastor among the most prominent evangelical supporters of President Trump, conceded Wednesday he is likely set to be succeeded by Democratic rival Joseph R. Biden soon.
The Vatican has taken the extraordinary step of publishing its two-year investigation into the rise and fall of ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, who was defrocked in 2019 after a Vatican investigation determined he sexually abused adults as well as children.
A Vatican report on sexual abuse allegations against former Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick lays some blame on Pope John Paul II for a lapse in oversight of the disgrace former archbishop of Washington.
The Vatican's former ambassador to France goes on trial Tuesday for alleged sexual misconduct.
The United Arab Emirates announced on Saturday a major overhaul of the country's Islamic personal laws, allowing unmarried couples to cohabitate, loosening alcohol restrictions and criminalizing so-called "honor killings."
The Vatican on Tuesday will release its long-awaited report into what it knew about ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick's sexual misconduct during his rise through the church hierarchy, setting up a remarkable moment in the Vatican's long reckoning with clergy sexual abuse and cover-up.
A church in downtown Portland, Oregon, announced late Thursday that it was pausing its efforts to help the homeless because of the damage to its doors and windows caused by election night rioters.
With small margins in a few swing states likely to decide the election, some of Mr. Trump's opponents say the small erosion in evangelical support after 2016 could have played a critical role in the result.
Carl Lentz, the celebrity magnet of a pastor who brought the global megachurch Hillsong from Australia to the United States, has been fired, acknowledging on Instagram that he cheated on his wife.
Women Speak Out PAC, which is aligned with the pro-life Susan B. Anthony List, said Thursday it will spend $4 million to help GOP incumbent Sens. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue win anticipated run-off elections in Georgia.
The newly formed 6-3 conservative majority on the Supreme Court seemed likely Wednesday to deliver a win for religious-liberty advocates in a case on Catholic-run adoption services and LGBTQ-discrimination rules.
The faithful have once again proved faithful to President Trump. "Led by record turnout of evangelicals, voters of faith surged to the polls in a nail-biter election that is still too close to call but which has put President Trump on the precipice of re-election," reported the Faith and Freedom Coalition, citing exit polls and a post-election survey conducted by Public Opinion Strategies.
Newly minted Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett's Catholic faith, which liberals argued should keep her off the bench, will be tested Wednesday when she hears a case pitting religious liberty against LGBTQ rights.
Austria's top security official said Tuesday that evidence gathered so far shows no indication that there was a second assailant in the attack in Vienna.
Something's missing this fall from the nation's K-12 public schools: thousands of students.
D.C. Public Schools announced Monday that elementary school students will not return to in-person instruction next week as originally planned.
The Vatican says Pope Francis' comments on gay civil unions were taken out of context in a documentary that spliced together parts of an old interview, but still confirmed Francis' belief that gay couples should enjoy legal protections.
A Greek Orthodox priest was shot Saturday while he was closing his church in the French city of Lyon, and authorities locked down part of the city to hunt for the assailant, police said.
A debate is roiling the Catholic Church over the role clergy and nuns play in partisan politics ahead of Tuesday's elections.
Jerry Falwell Jr. has sued Liberty University in state court in Virginia on the heels of having recently stepped down as chancellor and president of the evangelical school his late father launched.
Trump administration officials warned Tuesday of COVID-19 restrictions overriding religious liberty at home and overseas, marking International Religious Freedom Day.