The secularization of America probably won’t reverse unless the intelligentsia gets religion.
My father died on Easter Sunday. His spirit is all around.
“The risen but scarred body of Christ is the ultimate signifier of divine empathy.”
Last year, the pandemic forced the cancellation of the Good Friday procession in Jerusalem. This Holy Week, local Christians are thronging the streets of the Old City.
The pope’s four-day trip is intended to nurture ties with Shiite Muslims and encourage a Christian population decimated by years of strife.
After a week of Trumpist mayhem, white evangelicals wrestle with what they’ve become.
First-century Christians weren’t prepared for what a truly inclusive figure he was, and what was true then is still true today.
Every Christmas, the quiet West Bank town of Bethlehem becomes a bustling hub for pilgrims, tourists and dignitaries. Not this year.
For years, attendance rates have dropped and congregations have closed nationwide. But many reused religious spaces are still sanctuaries.
In “Veritas” Ariel Sabar tells the madcap story of the professor who was tricked by a Florida fraudster into announcing an extraordinary religious discovery.
The Holy Face of Lucca, an 8-foot-tall crucifix with a central role in Christian iconography, has survived more than 1,000 years.
The Psalms are not silent about the rage of the oppressed.
The president brandishes a Bible in front of a church, in search of a divine mandate that isn’t coming.
Black Americans need more than a trial and a verdict.
We may not be able to worship together, but that doesn’t mean we can’t act in concert.
How the pandemic transformed the lives and ministry of eight Manhattan friars, and what their example can teach the rest of us.
Amid a pandemic, millions of Americans refashioned rituals and grasped for hope in the story of Jesus’ resurrection.