Abortion is still a difficult, contentious and even unresolved issue for some religious groups.
Six-in-ten Catholics say the church should allow those who are divorced and have remarried without obtaining an annulment to receive Communion, according to a 2015 Pew Research Center Survey.
Fifty years ago this month, Time magazine published one of its most famous and controversial covers. Splashed in bold red print across a black background was a short, simple and yet intensely provocative question: “Is God Dead?” Without providing a definitive answer, the authors of the piece, dated April 8, 1966, seemed to imply that, […]
As Donald Trump has racked up big wins among self-described "born-again or evangelical" Christians in many of the early primaries, some religious leaders, political analysts and researchers have questioned whether many of these self-described evangelicals actually are evangelical Christians.
There are only about 6 million Jews living in Israel, but there are major religious, social and political chasms that divide them.
Religion has long been entangled in America's politics and its political campaigns.
The phrase “spiritual but not religious” has become widely used in recent years by some Americans who are trying to describe their religious identity.
We sat down with Michael Hout, a professor of sociology at New York University, to examine possible reasons.
In the last two decades, several religious groups have moved to allow same-sex couples to marry within their traditions.
Religion and science have often been seen as being in conflict. But are religious faith and the scientific enterprise really at odds with each other?