Religion News

Top Stories | Jul. 23 2018

High court annuls ruling against florist

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court provided a promising directive June 25 in the ongoing effort by business owners to practice their faith... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jul. 22 2018

Social media proves to be a space to share faith

VENTURA, Calif. — Nearly 3 in 10 Christians have shared their faith with nonbelieving friends and acquaintances on social media, according... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jul. 22 2018

Court affirms pregnancy centers’ speech rights

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court delivered a victory for pro-life pregnancy centers June 26 by a 5–4 vote. The high court reversed a lower... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jul. 21 2018

American Bible Society to require sexuality codes

NEW YORK — One of the oldest nonprofit organizations dedicated to distributing Bibles around the world will soon require all employees to adhere... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jul. 20 2018

Muslim mobs attack Christian churches in Egypt

Christians coerced into an out-of-court settlement following an Islamist attack on a church building in Egypt recently saw the usual outcome... [READ MORE]

Australia | Jul. 16 2018

Australian bishop sentenced for cover-up

CANBERRA, Australia — Archbishop Philip Wilson, age 67, became the most senior Roman Catholic cleric to be convicted of covering up child sex... [READ MORE]

Europe | Jul. 15 2018

British officials affirm single-sex spaces

LONDON — British officials said in June that some single-sex spaces, including toilets, changing rooms and some single-sex activities will... [READ MORE]

Asia | Jul. 13 2018

Asia holds most, least religious nations

BEIJING — China is the country with the least number of religious people while Thailand is the world’s most religious country, according... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jul. 10 2018

DC’s new Bible museum draws a crowd

WASHINGTON — The Museum of the Bible, the newest tourist attraction near the National Mall and U.S. Capitol, has drawn 565,000 visitors since... [READ MORE]

Europe | Jul. 9 2018

Survey identifies Christian faithful in Europe

PARIS — A new survey by the Pew Research Center suggests the future of the church in Europe is not as bleak as it might look. The region has... [READ MORE]