The retired archbishop of Washington is enjoying a second wind under Pope Francis and loving every minute of it.
In his embrace with a disfigured man in St. Peter’s Square, the pope saw more than we might initially realize or understand.
What are a Jewish rabbi and a Muslim Sharia court judge doing together on a speaking tour? I like to … Continued
WASHINGTON — Suzan Johnson Cook, who resigned this month as U.S. ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom, said she left for … Continued
NEW YORK — Studios and filmmakers are rediscovering a classic text as source material for upcoming mainstream films: the Bible. … Continued
TOMS RIVER, N.J. — A New Jersey boy whose family was shunned by their Orthodox Jewish community after he went … Continued
WASHINGTON — Suzan Johnson Cook, the State Department’s ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom, will announce this week that she is … Continued
WASHINGTON — The new movie “12 Years a Slave” may depict a bygone era in American history, but religious leaders … Continued
Grocery bags loaded with food from the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, better known as WIC, … Continued
Dec. 8, 2012Seven-year-old Walid, right, is comforted as he mourns a fallen Syrian rebel fighter taken away for burial in … Continued
WILMINGTON, N.C. — At a time when Pope Francis is calling for the church to give up its obsession with … Continued
AUSTIN, Texas — The Christian mission field is a “magnet” for sexual abusers, Boz Tchividjian, a Liberty University law professor … Continued
VATICAN CITY — Are the media pulling their punches when it comes to Pope Francis? Whether it’s because he carries … Continued
ROME — Popes John Paul II and John XXIII will be formally declared saints on April 27, 2014, the Vatican … Continued
Last week an Azusa professor revealed that he is a transgender person who is going through a divorce from as he seeks a legal name change and gender transition.
Sept. 16, 2013Police personnel near the Navy Yard.Matt McClain / The Washington Post September 2013 has been a cruel month. … Continued
WILMINGTON, N.C. — Citing the need for transparency in the U.S. record on human rights, nearly 200 clergy and religious … Continued
BOSTON — On my first Patriots’ Day in Boston, I was enjoying lunch with several colleagues when someone rushed into … Continued