Lee Fruchtman, who was born in Munich, escaped Nazi Germany when she was 17. Now 101, she reflects on the sadness and joys of her life.
Roman Catholic leaders in St. Louis and New Orleans are advising Catholics that the COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson, newly approved for use in the U.S., is “morally compromised” because it is produced using a cell line derived from an aborted fetus.
This year, Jewish families are gathering on video calls to celebrate one of the most joyous holidays in the faith.
The parking lot at Berean Christian Church in Georgia sits empty and the sanctuary is silent.
The coronavirus pandemic will change the way ashes are distributed to Christians worldwide on Ash Wednesday, the start of the Lenten season.
Under state rules, the governor, 67, became eligible for the shot last week when vaccinations opened up to people 65 and older.
Parades and parties on Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) and the days leading up to the annual pre-Lenten bash were canceled and bars were ordered closed this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
A 116-year-old French nun who is believed to be the world’s second-oldest person has survived COVID-19 and is looking forward to celebrating her 117th birthday on Thursday.
The justices said for now California can’t continue with a ban on indoor church services, but it can limit attendance to 25% of a building’s capacity and restrict singing and chanting inside.
Enrollment in Roman Catholic schools in the United States dropped 6.4% from the previous academic year amid the pandemic.
President Joe Biden called for a confrontation of the “political extremism” that inspired the U.S. Capitol riot in remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast.
Cardinal Timothy Dolan is quarantining himself after being in close contact last week with someone who has since tested positive for the coronavirus.
Recent excavations at the ancient city of Tiberias in northern Israel revealed the remnants of one of the earliest mosques in the Islamic world. The foundations of the Muslim house of worship date to the late 7th century.
On the 76th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp, the hatred and bigotry that led to the murder of 6 million Jews are ever-present.
A priest who livestreamed exorcisms aimed at rooting out what he, former President Donald Trump and some Trump supporters have falsely claimed was widespread voting fraud in the presidential election has left a Roman Catholic diocese in Wisconsin.
Declaring “God is on your side,” a Roman Catholic cardinal, an archbishop and six other U.S. bishops are declaring their support for LGBT youth and denouncing the bullying often directed at them.
Local health officials have ordered a Connecticut home for retired nuns closed to visitors and the public because of a coronavirus outbreak.
Robert Saleh, the new head coach of the New York Jets, returns to the city that shaped his life during one of the country's darkest moments.
People in a tiny Indian village watched on television as village descendant Kamala Harris took the oath to become the U.S. vice president.
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris took their oaths of office on Wednesday using Bibles that are laden with personal meaning.