Pope Benedict XVI's unanticipated resignation left pundits and parishioners alike speculating about the future of the Vatican.
(AP)—Pope Benedict XVI put church leaders on notice Thursday, saying social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter aren't a virtual world they can ignore, but rather a very real world they must engage if they want to ...
White Republicans, Southern evangelicals most likely to claim reverse discrimination, research finds
With the affirmative action case Fisher v. University of Texas before the Supreme Court, "reverse discrimination" is back in the public eye.
(Phys.org)—CCNY study relates social capital to crash deaths, finds more killed in states scoring low on voting, community involvement and trust.
People who recall being absolved of their sins, are more likely to donate money to the church, according to research published today in the journal Religion, Brain and Behavior.
Britain's High Court ruled Friday that a Christian was unfairly demoted for posting his opposition to gay marriage on Facebook.
Blending religion with familism—a strong commitment to lifelong marriage and childbearing—dampens secular civic participation, according to research by a Baylor University sociologist.
Mostly isolated from outsiders until the 1950s, Papua New Guinea's Enga tribes fought with bows and arrows until 1990, when their young people and mercenary "Rambos" began using shotguns and semiautomatic rifles, igniting ...
People accessing the power of prayer online rather than visiting a church are much more likely to pray for themselves rather than someone they know.
When it comes to being generous with time and money, Americans who are not Mormons can learn from Americans who are.