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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
A Philadelphia Common Pleas Court jury will resume deliberations Tuesday in the sex-assault trial of Rev.
Thomas Rimbey Ogletree, center right, hugs his father, Rev. Thomas Ogletree, following a news conference to announce that a case against Ogletree for breaking church law by officiating his son's same-sex marriage had been dropped, Monday in White Plains, N.Y. Bishop Martin McLee, who announced the decision, called on church officials to stop ... (more)
"Charlie and the Chocolate Factory", the new musical based on Roald Dahl's novel, and a revival of the Stephen Sondheim and Harold Prince 1981 box-office flop "Merrily We Roll Along" received seven nominations each on Monday for the 2014 Olivier Awards.
Four years of research and the discovery of a wooden sign have uncovered a historical link between Tacoma, the first trails at Mount Rainier and L. Ron Hubbard, the founder of the Church of Scientology.
The dramatic scene of the nuns being freed from vehicles in the dead of night along the Lebanese-Syrian border, bidding their captors a surprisingly friendly farewell, ended the women's three-month ordeal.
With the release of 13 Greek Orthodox nuns held hostage by the al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front in Syria for over three months, here's a list of some other prominent people, including clerics, journalists and activists still missing in Syria and believed in the captivity of rebels.
The United Methodist Church has dropped its case against a retired minister accused of breaking church law by officiating his son's same-sex marriage.
Pope Francis will make his first trip to Asia in August, visiting South Korea to participate in a Catholic youth festival, preside over a beatification ceremony for 124 Korean martyrs and bring a message of peace to the war-divided peninsula, officials said.
The Supreme Court has declined to wade into a dispute between the Episcopal Church and a conservative congregation that left the denomination in a rift over homosexuality and other issues.
Noah, who in the Bible's Book of Genesis built the ark that saved his family and many pairs of animals from a great flood, is revered by Judaism, Christianity and Islam.
A crowd of 1,300 talks guns, God and politics at a steak dinner and gun raffle at the Lone Oak First Baptist Church in Paducah, Ky.
Lower Manhattan turned into a human river of black-garbed people on Sunday as tens of thousands ultra-Orthodox Jews took to the streets, their anguished prayers booming through loudspeakers in protest of Israel's proposal to draft strictly religious citizens into its military.
Cardinal Chibly Langlois reminded the crowd in this impoverished and predominantly Catholic nation of 10 million people that many would go hungry or wouldn't be able to survive were it not for the kindness of others.