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Libya's national assembly voted on Wednesday to make sharia, Islamic law, the basis of all legislation and for state institutions in a decision that may impact banking, criminal and financial laws.
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Pope Francis called for prayers Wednesday for 12 Orthodox nuns reportedly taken by force from their convent in Syria by rebels.
15 hrs ago | Deseret News
In this June 2, 2013 file photo, members of the Mormons Building Bridges group march in the Utah Gay Pride Parade in Salt Lake City.
The University of Notre Dame on Tuesday filed another lawsuit opposing portions of the federal health care overhaul that forces it to provide health insurance for students and employees that includes birth control, saying it contravenes the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.
If St. Peter ever needs help at the Pearly Gates, his successor Pope Francis may be the perfect man for the job.
The Vatican on Tuesday dodged a series of questions posed by a U.N. committee about clerical sexual abuse by noting that the Holy See doesn't control the actions of every Catholic in the world, much less regulate every Catholic priest, parish or school.
Turkish imam and rock musician Ahmet Muhsin Tuzer gives the call to prayer on Feb. 11, 2013, in Kas.
An imam from a tiny hamlet on Turkey's Mediterranean coast has run into trouble with the country's powerful religious authorities -- for his other life as a rock musician.
A Syrian mother superior on Tuesday accused opposition fighters of abducting 12 nuns from a predominantly Christian village near the capital that was overrun by rebels, and Syria's Greek Orthodox patriarch appealed for their quick release.
Poor pupils are more likely to get a place at Church of England secondary schools which do not select on religious grounds, according to a new study.
Their names hang from a wooden cross at the altar of a Catholic cathedral, the dead and missing of the diocese: Manuel Alaya.
The American Civil Liberties Union is taking aim at the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and its ethical guidelines for Catholic hospitals.
A priest in central Poland was sentenced Monday to more than eight years in prison after being convicted of sexually abusing five boys.
Pope Francis waves to the faithful as he arrives for his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican on Sept.
The Amish buggy accident on Saturday during sunset involved a big rig that crashed full speed into an Amish buggy destroying everything and killing an 11-year-old girl and her 34-year-old mother.