Some churches are arching their backs against earlier and earlier celebrations of Christmas by extending Advent, the season that leads up to Christmas.
The sharp uptick in the number of younger Americans with no religious affiliation is driving a seismic shift that is leaving sometimes shattered congregations in its wake.
On Sunday, churchgoers will celebrate Juneteenth during their worship services. Members of the clergy reflect on the role of the church and the holiday marking the notification of the end of slavery.
The Brown Chapel AME Church, the landmark church that launched a national voting rights movement in Selma, Ala., tops this year's list of the nation's most endangered historic places.
The damaged sites include churches, historic buildings, museums and monuments. A UNESCO spokesperson said they fear more sites will be added to the list, as the group works to verify the destruction.
The sponsor of 4-H clubs nationally is tapping its respected roots in rural communities to promote COVID-19 vaccines. But it won't be easy, locals say. Start with trusted local voices — and listen.
The court sided with two churches that said a ban on indoor church services violated their rights to free exercise of religion. But the justices let stand restrictions that cap attendance at 25%.
His comments came even as the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday ordered a federal district court to reexamine its previous support for restrictions on indoor religious services in California.
Leaders of a national Christian medical group write that Christians who gather now could appear not to "care that we may be contributing to others getting this illness because of our selfishness."
Many faith leaders may believe churches are singled out for blame, but one Baptist pastor in Maine called for safety precautions after members tested positive for the coronavirus.