America's diversity means it is not defined by a single ancestry or faith tradition. Americans may nevertheless unite behind a "civil religion" that incorporates the nation's founding principles.
In response to the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, more than 100 evangelical leaders have published a statement calling on other church heads to speak out against Christian nationalism in their ranks.
The conviction of some Christians that God has a particular plan for America gave extra potency to efforts in support of Trump's attempts to overturn his election defeat.
The number of multiracial churches is growing in the United States, but the leaders of color who work in them still see attitudes of white supremacy.
Nationwide protests are forcing many Americans to think about race in new ways. A black pastor in one of Christianity's whitest denominations is asking his congregants to take an especially hard look.
A group of women gathered at a coffee shop outside Seattle to discuss a book about Christian living, but soon discovered that they shared something else: addiction in their families.
Hannah Brown, the lead on this season of The Bachelorette, recently sparked a conversation about sex and morality. "I have an audience of one, and that's the Lord," she says.
They condemn a border practice of tearing children away from their parents. It is an attempt to "weaponize children," Archbishop of Miami Thomas Wenski tells NPR's Weekend Edition.
Hot cross buns have been an Easter treat for centuries. But before that, pagans exchanged them as part of a spring ritual celebrating the four seasons or the phases of the moon. Can they morph again?