Intertribal strife broke out in the Tzotzil tribe in Mexico recently as members of a syncretic sect in the Chipas state attacked and destroyed the homes of five tribal families ...

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Abubakar Shekau has led the Nigerian militant Islamist group Boko Haram — which is aligned with ISIS — for nearly a decade, and the organization he leads has killed more ...

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The site on the River Jordan where many believe Jesus was baptized has been off limits since 1967, when Israel and its Arab neighbors fought the Six-Day War. After more ...

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COVID restrictions have changed how many people attend worship, and have significantly boosted digital attendance across denominations. Cloned, County Meath, Ireland resident Nancy Stewart, 107, has been in lockdown since ...

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As the medical community has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic, a number of conspiracy theories and misinformation campaigns about the vaccines being developed have propagated. In some instances, some anti-abortion ...

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While many Roman Catholic churches have allowed women to serve in limited liturgical capacities for some years, the practice was not uniform in the church, which does not ordain women, ...

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