A number of Tennessee's lawmakers think it would be really nice if the Holy Bible was the "official" state book, When the measure that would make it so was previewed by the state attorney general, he said "no."
Jurors who convicted accused 2013 Boston Marathon bomber Dhzokhar Tsarnaev of multiple counts of murder last week will reconvene April 21 to decide whether he should be put to death or spend the rest of his life in federal prison.
A geoarchaeologist and an Israeli filmmaker say they have obtained scientific evidence backing the claim that burial boxes, or ossuaries, found in Jerusalem contain the bones of Jesus; his wife, Mary; and his son, Judas.
Lawyers for admitted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev again admitted Monday that the 21-year-old Chechen immigrant planted one of the pressure-cooker bombs that killed three and injured 260 near the finish line of the prestigious race in 2013.
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Like us all, every religious and spiritual tradition has its most beautiful part. Every religion and faith has parts that feel like young love, that part of the greater story that has no shadow, no shame, nor apology.
This city in Wisconsin is now the first city in the U.S. to protect atheists and other non-religious people from discrimination thanks to an ordinance that was unanimously approved by the city council last Tuesday.
There will come a time in the not to distant future when the old adage, "Love thy neighbor as thyself" will become more important than it has ever been. This is because the world's religious profile is rapidly changing, maybe for the better.
The First Church of Cannabis Inc., has been approved by the Indiana secretary of state after the passage of the religious freedom act last week.
This begs the question:
Will the church's motto be "Praise the Lord and pass the pot?"
School children in the North Indian state of Haryana will be taught yoga to help them deal with stress, and will also study stanzas of the Bhagavad Gita, to help them focus and improve concentration.