Swords swirl around their bodies, coming perilously close to piercing flesh. Blades flashing in the morning sun, the young women twirl, cartwheel and then kick in unison, finishing their graceful movements in a centuries old kung fu fighting stance.
A 33-year-old man broke into a Yeshiva University dorm in New York City early Friday and used matches intended for a Hanukkah menorah to set three fires in the building while students were sleeping, city Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro said.
The editor in chief of a leading Christian magazine who wrote an op-ed that called for Donald Trump to be removed from office said Friday he doesn't believe his comments will shake the President's strong hold on evangelicals, which is a critical part of his political base.
A leading Christian magazine founded by late evangelist Billy Graham -- father of key presidential supporter Franklin Graham -- published an op-ed on Thursday calling for President Donald Trump to be removed from office and urging evangelicals not to support him.
A Republican lawmaker on Wednesday asserted that Jesus Christ had more due process before his crucifixion than President Donald Trump has received during the House impeachment inquiry.
Santa Claus' finger bone and a piece of the manger that served as Christ's crib were among the relics gifted to an English monastery, a new analysis of a medieval manuscript has revealed.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, commonly referred to as the Mormon Church, responded Tuesday to a recently filed whistleblower complaint that accuses the church of stockpiling $100 billion in accounts intended for charitable works, misleading members and avoiding taxes.
A justice of the peace in Texas has sued a state judicial agency that reprimanded her for refusing to officiate same-sex marriages, alleging her religious rights were violated.
The mayor of Salem, Massachusetts, told President Donald Trump on Tuesday to "learn some history" after he claimed that the people accused in the Salem witch trials had received more due process than he has gotten in the impeachment inquiry.
Pope Francis has abolished Vatican secrecy rules for cases of sexual abuse, effectively allowing the Catholic church to share documents and information with civil au
India's parliament has passed a bill that would give Indian citizenship to immigrants from three neighboring countries -- but not if they are Muslim.
Deadly protests erupted across India Sunday over a controversial citizenship bill that critics fear could further marginalize the country's minority Muslim community.
Hundreds of people joined a hunger strike in northeast India after a controversial citizenship bill was approved this week, which opponents worry will marginalize non-Hindu voices in one of India's most ethnically diverse regions.
Troops have been deployed to India's ethnically diverse northeastern states of Assam and Tripura, amid violent protests against the passing of a controversial and far-reaching law that offers a path to Indian citizenship for non-Muslim minorities from three neighboring countr
President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday to include discrimination against Jews as a violation of law in certain cases, with an eye toward fighting anti-Semitism on college campuses.
Archeologists have unearthed the remains of a town from an influential but little-known ancient civilization in East Africa that sheds light on the origins of Christianity in Ethiopia.
J.J. Culver has accomplished something his brother, NBA player and former Texas Tech star Jarrett Culver, never did in college.
Mohammad al-Shamrani has over 2,700 tweets under his name. While the alleged killer's motivations remain a mystery, newly-obtained information about his social media presence offers clues about his mindset before his lethal shooting spree last week at a naval base in Pensacola, Florida.
A California church is displaying a nativity scene depicting Jesus, Mary and Joseph as refugees in cages to draw attention to the conditions faced by migrants seeking asylum in the United States.
Brandt Jean, who redirected the national conversation on police violence when he embraced the ex-Dallas police officer who killed his brother, Botham Jean, accepted an ethical courage award from a law enforcement organization Tuesday -- but not without reservations.
A relative of Mormons killed in a massacre in northern Mexico met Monday with the country's president and said the family was "pleased with advances made in the investigation."
German Catholics are meeting to debate what remain taboo subjects for many in the church -- lifting celibacy policies and whether to allow women to play bigger roles in ecclesiastical life.
A church in Michigan denied Holy Communion to a state district court judge because she is married to a woman.
A fragment of wood believed to be from Jesus' manger is back in the Holy Land just in time for Christmas.