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By Danica Kirka, Associated Press
The gunmen who attacked a church during Sunday Mass in southwestern Nigeria opened fire inside and outside, killing at least 50 people.
By Chinedu Asadu, Associated Press
The surge of high-profile mass shootings in the U.S. are increasing calls for stronger action on gun violence, access to weapons and its limitations. When discussing gun control, people often point to the long reach and influence of the NRA,…
By Stephanie Sy, David Coles, Harry Zahn
A new four-part series, “The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This is Our Song," premieres Tuesday on PBS. It’s a sweeping history of religion, politics and culture led by Henry Louis Gates Jr., the noted Harvard scholar and host…
By Jeffrey Brown, Leah Nagy
A divided Supreme Court on Friday rejected an emergency appeal by a California church that challenged state limits on attendance at worship services that have been imposed to contain the spread of the coronavirus.
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
By Tamara Lush, Chris O'Meara, Associated Press
Florida officials have arrested the pastor of a megachurch after detectives say he held two Sunday services with hundreds of people and violated a safer-at-home order in place to limit the spread of the coronavirus.
By Associated Press
Houses of worship have traditionally been places of refuge where strangers are welcome. But high-profile attacks in recent years on an African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina, a synagogue in Pittsburgh and now mosques in New Zealand have made many…
By David Crary, Associated Press
It has been a wrenching season for three of America’s largest religious denominations, as sex-abuse scandals and a schism over LGBT inclusion fuel anguish and anger within the Roman Catholic, Southern Baptist and United Methodist churches.
President Donald Trump is attending a church service on a National Day of Prayer for Harvey victims.
By Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press
Churches should have the First Amendment right to endorse political candidates and still keep their tax-free status, say House Republicans.
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