A would-be suicide bomberís explosives failed to detonate in a packed church during Sunday Mass, so he attacked the priest with an axe before being restrained.
Two religious sisters who worked as nurse practitioners were found stabbed to death in their residence.
New HHS regulations say a medical provider or private insurerís decision not to provide gender-transition procedures is a violation of federal civil rights laws. Lawsuits have been filed.
The Southern Baptist Convention, the USAís largest Protestant denomination, has experienced its ninth consecutive year of membership decline.
Grand Ayatollah Naser Makarem Shirazi welcomed the Popeís recent comments disassociating Islam from terrorist violence.
A coalition of religious and intellectual leaders compare gay-pride tactics to Soviet assaults on the family.