In 1917, three Portuguese children claimed to have received prophecies from the Virgin Mary. The way the world reacted underscores how religion is sometimes used to further political goals.
Credited with bridging Christianity and Native American culture, Chief Black Elk's legacy remains controversial.
As the Trump administration opens up contraceptive exemptions for "sincerely held moral and religious beliefs," it is worth examining what exactly qualifies as "sincerely held," in the first place.
The fatalism that marks the gun rights movement's approach to gun safety is fundamentally intertwined with religious notions of evil.
A religion-themed ad for condoms at the height of a nine-day religious festival has stoked controversy in India.
Apocalyptic concerns have become especially prevalent in light of current events. What does their popularity say about our approach to disaster?
Religious questions have underscored the response to Hurricane Harvey, especially in wake of the controversy around Joel Osteen's megachurch.
The Supreme Court's decision about a Missouri church playground leaves complex implications for the separation of church and state.
In a controversial legal case, a New Jersey township has been ordered to pay damages for using zoning laws to discriminate against Muslims.
What are the implications of viewing Satan as a symbol of evil, rather than an actual manifestation of it?