Every Thursday evening, a few dozen people file into Immaculate Conception Chapel, a small Catholic church on the steep slope of Folsom Street on Bernal…
Willie Jessop, once the feared head of imprisoned polygamist prophet Warren Jeffs’ “God Squad,” has switched sides. He’s testifying for the federal government.
Inserting himself into the Republican presidential race, Pope Francis on Wednesday suggested that Donald J. Trump “is not Christian” because of the harshness of his campaign promises to deport more immigrants and force Mexico to pay for a wall along
A Kentucky pastor who starred in a reality show about snake-handling in church has died — of a snakebite.
Pope Francis is celebrating Mexico’s Indians on Monday with a visit to heavily indigenous Chiapas state, where he will preside over a Mass in three native languages thanks to a new Vatican decree approving their use in liturgy.
Belief in moral-watching, all-knowing, punitive gods might have helped human societies grow far beyond small, close-knit groups, a new study shows. Researchers who ran an experiment with a total of 591 people in eight different small-scale societies
As they held the sleepy three-month-old child, a priestess sprinkled holy water infused with rose petals on her in front of 300 people under a 22-meter (72-foot) statue of the Grim Reaper-like “Santa Muerte” in a Mexico City suburb. When Pope Francis
Turkey: Church discovered in world’s biggest underground city in Nevşehir with never-before-seen frescos
Church frescoes do not appear in any other church,and appear to show the Ascension and Last Judgement.
The issue came down to a controversial vote.