David Masci, a senior research fellow at the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life, discusses religious, ethical, and moral perspectives on lifting federal funding limits on embryonic stem cell research.
In 1858, a peasant girl named Bernadette Soubirous said she saw "a lady dressed in white" in Lourdes, now an international pilgrimage destination that hosts more than 5 million visitors a year.
Photographer Yankl Conzen was not Jewish, but he embraced Jewish culture and history. His poignant photographs of Purim depict children from one of Jerusalem's Orthodox neighborhoods.
These Purim photographs capture the Jewish holiday's themes of identity and masquerade through its tradition of dressing in costume.
Saint Nicholas was known for his generosity and good will. He was so generous that he became known as "the gift giver."
Where will Barack Obama and his family attend church after they move into the White House?
View a map of some of the Washington churches the Obamas could attend.