Religion News

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]

Top Stories | Jul. 9 2018

Godless choir defends atheism in song

LOS ANGELES — Voices of Reason, the only atheist choir in the United States according to its members, says one of its goals is to defend atheism... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jul. 9 2018

US uninsured rate rose in 2017, survey shows

WASHINGTON — The uninsured rate rose by statistically significant margins in 17 states in 2017, the first time since the full implementation... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jun. 28 2018

Provision in 2018 tax bill could affect parking perks, other fringe benefits of church employees

A largely overlooked provision in a massive tax bill signed into law six months ago requires churches and other non-profits to begin paying a... [READ MORE]

United States | Jun. 20 2018

Letter urges immigration policy change

WASHINGTON — Several evangelical leaders sent a letter of concern to President Donald Trump on June 1 urging the administration to reconsider... [READ MORE]

United States | Jun. 20 2018

Methodist gathering edits Apostles’ Creed

SAINT CLOUD, Minn. — The Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church (UMC) removed references to God as “Father” from the... [READ MORE]

United States | Jun. 20 2018

PCUSA membership decline continues

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Presbyterian Church (PCUSA) continued to lose members in 2017, extending a pattern that has persisted since the mid-1960s,... [READ MORE]

United States | Jun. 20 2018

US moral values are ‘poor,’ survey says

WASHINGTON — Forty-nine percent of Americans say the state of moral values in the U.S. is “poor” — the highest percentage ever in Gallup’s... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jun. 17 2018

US urged to help curtail violence in Nigeria

WASHINGTON — The United States has a responsibility to act to curtail extremist violence in Nigeria, said religious freedom and human rights... [READ MORE]