During Ramadan last year the mosque was closed. This year there will be an opportunity for some members of the mosque to pray together.
Anita Weisbord is a 98-year-old Holocaust survivor thanks to her mother sending her to England via the kindertransport. She continues to tell her story today.
South Asian Americans living in New York and across the country walk the fine line between assimilation and maintaining ancestral cultural identity.
A recent photo posted online of the president of the Southern Baptist Convention, America’s largest evangelical denomination, getting the COVID-19 vaccine drew more than 1,100 comments.
Pope Francis is urging his coronavirus-weary flock to not lose hope even through the continued “dark months” of the pandemic.
“The pandemic is still spreading, while the social and economic crisis remains severe, especially for the poor. Nevertheless — and this is scandalous — armed conflicts have not ended, and military arsenals are being strengthened,'' Francis said, sounding angry. “That is today's scandal.”
Christianity’s most joyous feast day is being celebrated worldwide with faithful sitting far apart in pews and singing choruses of “Hallelujah” through face coverings for the second Easter Sunday.
La Verne Ford Wimberly has attracted national attention for wearing her Sunday best despite her church holding service virtually amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
An Iraqi man was filmed carrying a wood cross through a small village in northern Iraq, one of many observances held to commemorate the Christian holiday of Good Friday.
The rector of Notre Dame said Friday that the burned-out Paris cathedral and its esplanade could remain a building site for another “15 or 20 years.”
Christians in the Holy Land are marking Good Friday this year amid signs the coronavirus crisis is winding down.
Health experts are worried about people gathering to celebrate Easter as more contagious variants of the coronavirus continue to spread.
For the first time since the late 1930s, less than half of Americans say they belong to a church, synagogue or mosque, according to a new Gallup poll.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Rockville Centre has sold its headquarters for $5.2 million — money church officials say will be used to pay creditors.
The coronavirus pandemic will affect Passover again. But some families say vaccinations could make this year's celebration better and safer.
Ryan Turell has been working hard to be a standout basketball player since he was 5. The rising senior at Yeshiva University could become the NBA's first Orthodox Jewish player.
Pope Francis, in a letter made public by the Vatican, noted that the pandemic emergency "negatively impacted all sources of revenue" for the Holy See and Vatican City State.
Masbia executive director Alexander Rappaport said families who are food insecure deserve to be able to properly celebrate the Jewish holidays.
New York City's world-famous St. Patrick's Day Parade was canceled once again. And the holiday usually means big business for the city's bars and pubs, especially those with an Irish theme and Irish American history.
It turns out, St. Augustine was the first U.S. city to hold a St. Patrick's Day parade -- back in 1601.