Three Muslim families say they were stopped from boarding a commuter ferry in Lower Manhattan because of a "security issue."
New Orleans Saints linebacker Demario Davis' has raised $120,000 for a local Mississippi hospital through the sale of his "Man of God" headband that earned him a fine from the NFL back in September.
The portion of Americans with no religious affiliation is rising significantly, in tandem with a sharp drop in the percentage that identifies as Christians, according to new data from the Pew Research Center.
In an effort to get more young people to pray for world peace, the Vatican has launched a $110 wearable digital rosary, called the “Click To Pray eRosary.”
Four priests from the New York Roman Catholic Archdiocese have been placed on administrative leave following allegations of abuse of minors reaching back decades.
A limited-edition sneaker, which is filled with holy water in the soles and blessed by a priest, sold out within minutes of its debut, despite each pair costing a whopping $3,000.
The New Orleans Saints linebacker is now selling his “Man of God” headbands online with all proceeds donated to charity.
A linebacker with the New Orleans Saints says he has won an appeal of a fine the NFL levied on him for more than $7,000 for wearing a headband that reads: Man of God.
The Freedom From Religion Foundation filed a complaint with the Texas State Commission on Judicial Conduct on Thursday, saying it was inappropriate for Judge Tammy Kemp to give Amber Guyger her Bible and read a passage from it.
"Bring Your Bible to School Day" is a national event sponsored by the Christian organization Focus on the Family, which reports that more than 650,000 students participated in last year’s movement
Rabbi Abraham Gopin and other members of the community in Crown Heights came together on Thursday in Lincoln Terrace Park to show support for the Hasidic community and solidarity against anti-Semitism.
John F. Kennedy International Airport is one of the busiest airports in the world, with millions of travelers passing through it each year.
More than 600 cases of measles have been confirmed in New York State since September. Of those cases, 466 are in Brooklyn and Queens as of May 6, according to the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Many New Yorkers may need an MMR vaccine booster shot.
Mayor Bill de Blasio declared a public health emergency Tuesday in the wake of the rising number of measles cases centered in Williamsburg's Orthodox Jewish community. Health officials ordered nearly everyone in Williamsburg to be vaccinated for measles or face fines.
Members of the New York City Department of Education and United Sikhs came together in Jamaica, Queens, to celebrate a new curriculum. Fifth and sixth graders in all five boroughs will learn about Sikhism. Sikh children are bullied in school at more than double the national rate, city officials said.
The Bible is the greatest bestseller in the history of the printed word. But GQ added it to its "skip list" at No. 12, calling it "repetitive, self-contradictory, sententious, foolish and even at times ill-intentioned."
Jesuit Brother Guy Consolmagno is a theologian and accomplished scientist with advanced degrees from MIT and Harvard University. He also holds another distinctive title. As the director of the Vatican Observatory, he is known as the "Pope's astronomer." On a recent night, he shared his passions of science and spirituality with Catholic high school students at the Sheen Center for Thought and Culture in Manhattan.
A cheering crowd welcomed some young adults as they walked the red carpet before an unforgettable experience. For the proud parents, watching their son or daughter go to prom is something many never dreamed would be possible.
Bishop Frank Caggiano of Bridgeport has Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat accounts. He explained that social media is a powerful force in young people's lives. It has affected the way they speak, socialize, and communicate. So three years ago, the bishop decided to tap into that power. In doing so, he is following the holy father's example.
About 40 miles northwest of a bustling New York City, a 45-acre complex sits on a tranquil lake in Warwick, New York. The new world headquarters, which opened last year, is home to about 800 Jehovah's Witnesses, who are volunteers that live, eat, and work here. Brooklyn was their home base for more than 100 years; 60 of those years inside the iconic Watchtower building in Brooklyn Heights. When they came to Warwick to build, the group tried to impact the natural environment as little as possible.