Pope Francis has changed church law to explicitly allow women to do more things during Mass, while reaffirming they cannot be priests.
Divers will soon take to the water in Tarpon Springs for the annual Epiphany celebration. The historic event usually attracts thousands of people, but because of the pandemic things will look much different this year.
It’s one of our area’s most well-known traditions that will send more than 50 young men into the waters of Spring Bayou in Tarpon Springs. But COVID is quieting the ceremonies this year, with limited participation.
The Vatican’s 2020 nativity scene, which is different every year, has drawn criticism from some for its futuristic style.
A Vatican investigation into ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has found that bishops, cardinals and popes downplayed or dismissed reports that he slept with seminarians.
Ambassadors to the Vatican were informed recently that Christmas would be essentially a virtual affair for the diplomatic corps this year.
Pope Francis endorsed same-sex civil unions for the first time as pope while being interviewed for the feature-length documentary “Francesco.”
Carlo Acutis is the youngest contemporary person to be beatified.
More than 40 people at an Alabama Baptist church were infected with the virus the congregation held a series of religious services.
The nuns, ages 69 to 99, included teachers, an author and a secretary in the Vatican Secretariat of State.
Faith leaders are speaking out after California Gov. Gavin Newsom banned singing and chanting in houses of worship last week due to a surge in coronavirus cases following weeks of protests.
A New York church with 40 members held a drive-in service Sunday after being warned by police that it was a violation of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's stay-at-home order amid the coronavirus pandemic.
”We love each other, we love God. Our Easter message is to do that at home,” one Presbyterian pastor explained as part of an advisory to stay home this Easter Sunday.
At Happy Gospel Church in Manatee County, times haven't been so happy because social distancing caused members to miss out on weekly services.
When 26-year Army veteran Dan Middlebrooks came to Sydney Baptist Church as an interim preacher, he had an idea: Give the church a new mission and make it into a house of worship specifically for first responders. He certainly prayed with and counseled enough of them over the years.
A Roman Catholic bishop in Rhode Island responded to the controversy created by a priest who said abortion is worse than pedophilia and later sought to clarify his comments.
In a bid to solidify his evangelical base, President Donald Trump on Thursday vowed to protect prayer in public schools and took new steps to give religious organizations easier access to federal programs.
Rochelle Marshall lives only two miles from where an anti-Semite wounded five people during Hanukkah in Upstate New York.
United Methodist Church leaders from around the world are proposing a new conservative denomination that would split from the rest of the church in an attempt to resolve a yearslong dispute over gay marriage and gay clergy.
(FOX NEWS) - It's not your typical college New Year's party — more than 65,000 young Christians gathering in an Atlanta stadium to kick off a new decade with worship, prayer and Bible teaching.