The United States is demanding that China release a well-known Christian lawyer and religious figures detained last month ahead of a meeting with a visiting senior U.S. diplomat.
The latest on the funeral for Adam Ward, the WDBJ-TV cameraman who was fatally shot by a former co-worker on live TV Wednesday in Moneta, Virginia (all times local): 11:30 a.m.
Pope Francis will take a spin through Central Park while visiting New York City this month.
Pope Francis, speaking Monday from Rome via satellite to people in three American cities, asked a teenage girl to sing for him as he sought prayers for his upcoming trip to the United States.
The last time a pope visited the St. Charles Borromeo Seminary just outside Philadelphia, he got a rousing, even rowdy, rock star welcome.
When Pope Francis sets foot on the tarmac at Andrews Air Force Base near Washington on Sept. 22, it won't just be his first time in the United States as pontiff.
A Roman Catholic priest who also is a teacher has asked school officials to allow him to wear his religious habit in the classroom.
The Mormon church — the nation's largest sponsor of Boy Scout units — is keeping its longtime affiliation with the organization despite its decision to allow gay troop leaders.
A group of clergy sexual abuse victims has called for an independent commission to investigate molestation accusations it says are sealed in a bankruptcy case involving the Roman Catholic...