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Tear gas is fired to push back thousands of demonstrators during a protest triggered by the death of a teenager wounded in street clashes last summer.
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The Montana Supreme Court has ruled the property of a Lutheran church in Great Falls belongs to a few dozen members of the congregation who opposed the church's 2010 split with its national denomination over the ordination of gay ministers.
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Pope Francis delivers his message as he celebrates a Chrism Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican on March 28, 2013.
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A Czech Catholic priest whose theology of paradox invites believers and atheists to dialogue has won the 2014 Templeton Prize, worth $1.83 million, for his work affirming the spiritual dimension of life.
17 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com
With legislation stalled in the House and prospects dimming, proponents argued that action is a moral imperative and offered the unique, united front of Catholics and evangelicals imploring the House to move ahead.
Gonzalo Mosca was a radical on the run. Hunted by Uruguay's dictators, he fled to Argentina, where he narrowly escaped a military raid on his hideout.
A group of nearly 200 Catholic employers filed a new lawsuit in Oklahoma against the federal government Wednesday, hoping to stop parts of the federal health care law that force them to provide insurance that covers contraceptives.
Poland's Roman Catholic bishops have elected a new leader to succeed Archbishop Jozef Michalik, who angered many with 2013 comments that suggested victims of pedophilia were partly to blame.
THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, has broken the house record in Baltimore, MD for the week ending March 9 at the Hippodrome grossing $1,675,748.25.
In this file photo taken on the Copacabana beachfront in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on July 25, 2013, Pope Francis greets from his popemobile as he makes his way through the crowds.
Israel's parliament on Wednesday approved a contentious law that abolishes blanket military exemptions for ultra-Orthodox Jewish seminary students, ending a tradition upheld since the state's foundation.
First, the Catholic Church announced it had defrocked six priests accused of sex abuse in the Puerto Rican town of Arecibo.
Earlier I wrote about how pathetic conservatives are for whining about growing intolerance for their bigotry.
Brigham Young University has selected a new president to take over for the man who has led the flagship Mormon school for more than a decade.
The 11 stone masks, said to have been discovered in the Judean desert and hills near Jerusalem, date back 9,000 years and offer a rare glimpse at some of civilization's first communal rituals.
No one can dispute the fact that Jorge Mario Bergoglio has had an extraordinary year since being elected to lead the Roman Catholic Church last March.
In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, a group of nuns, who were freed after being held by Syrian rebels, greet church officials at the Syrian border town of Jdeidat Yabous, early Monday, March.