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Laura Rios grew up Catholic, dancing in honor of the Virgin of Guadalupe, patroness of the Americas and a symbol of Mexican identity.
A report this month on who gets abortions showed some surprising results: Catholic women are about as likely as any other woman to terminate a pregnancy.
Standing before a room full of fellow African-Americans, Jamila Bey took a deep breath and announced she's come out of the closet.
Today is supposed to be a time when Americans come together to pray in one voice.
The latest round in the battle of the burqa kicks off Thursday in Belgium, which could become the first country in Europe to ban face coverings worn by observant Muslim women.
Many "American Idol" contestants, like Jermaine Sellers, say they look to God for strength.
Like many Americans, Doug Pagitt grew up outside the world of organized religion.
Studies suggest today's current crop of young adults—labeled the "Millennial Generation"—is less religious than preceding generations.
Only time will tell whether these are the best or worst of times for doctrine.
He named a best-selling book after a pastor's sermon and was outspoken as a candidate about the value of faith in public life.
Is faith losing its grip on the young?
I recently met a young woman who was just back from a monthlong Costa Rican vacation.
According to a new report by the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life, the gap on some issues has widened into a chasm, notably on issues related to gay rights and tolerance.
Young adults today are less church-connected than prior generations were when they were in their 20s.
Ministering to young adults at New York's Riverside Church, the Rev. J. Lee Hill Jr. hasn't had much success in recruiting for Sunday morning services.
Affiliation with organized religion is at a 50-year low among young people, according to a study by the Pew Research Center's Forum on Religion.
The Presbyterian Church USA's statement of faith says God through Jesus Christ delivers followers "from death to life eternal."
French lawmakers Tuesday recommended a partial ban on any veils that cover the face -- including the burqa, the full-body covering worn by some Muslim women.
Because she attends Catholic mass every Sunday and observes all the religious holidays of her faith, Angela Bowman may well exemplify the Latin root of the word "religion," which is "to bind."
Hundreds more Jewish young people from Los Angeles will be able to take free educational trips to Israel because of a $700,000 donation from the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles to the Birthright Israel Foundation, the two organizations have announced.
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