Internal church records released Tuesday show that Chicago Jesuits consciously concealed the crimes of convicted sex offender Donald McGuire for more than 40 years as the prominent Roman Catholic priest continued to sexually abuse dozens of children around the globe.
May 22, 7:13 AM
Voices of Faith: How does your faith address selfishness?
May 21, 4:19 PM
Cuba's communist government eased controls on religious activities in the past year but overall maintained "significant restrictions" on freedom of religion on the island, according to a U.S. State Department report.
May 20, 7:10 AM
Search for the Rev. Adam Hamilton on Facebook and you'll likely get two seemingly identical pages to choose from.
May 20, 10:55 AM
He'll be 95 in November, but Billy Graham still isn't finished preaching.
May 20, 10:59 AM
Hinduism is the third-largest organized religion in the world, with almost a billion followers. Most Hindus live in India, and there is a growing population in the United States. Because Hindu temples do not require membership, there is no official count.
May 19, 7:08 AM
By the time the letter arrived, the grass on Benjamin Hawkes' grave had grown thick. Historians had chronicled how he transformed the Los Angeles archdiocese into a billion-dollar institution. His portrait had been etched into a metal plaque and bolted to the wall of a sprawling church on Wilshire Boulevard.
May 15, 7:12 AM
On the day the Boston Marathon bombing transfixed the world, Mark Watkins of suburban Kansas City, Mo., lay face to face with a crisis of life, death and faith of his own.
May 15, 7:16 AM
VOICES OF FAITH: DOES GOD SHINE A LIGHT ON SOME MORE THAN OTHERS?
May 14, 7:12 AM
When Los Angeles Archbishop Jose Gomez stripped his predecessor, Cardinal Roger Mahony, of public duties for mishandling clergy sex abuse cases, a church spokesman said the retired prelate's life would remain largely the same with one exception: confirmations.
May 12, 7:32 PM
In her lifetime, Laura Montoya's stubborn determination to help Colombia's indigenous people brought the reproach of society, the political elite and the church, which viewed her work with suspicion and accused her of being unstable.
May 10, 7:13 AM
About a month ago, I joined the advisory board of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF) to replace Glen Doherty, a former Navy SEAL and member of the board who had recently been killed in the Benghazi incident. I was a reluctant recruit, knowing as I did the importance of spiritual solace amid the horrors of battle.
May 10, 12:09 PM
The Catholic and Coptic Orthodox churches are in a position to settle their historical rifts, Pope Francis said Friday as he welcomed his Coptic counterpart, Tawadros II.