Maria Antonetty, joins others in a Spanish Easter service at the Primitive Christian Church in New York. (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg)

US Latinos less Catholic, more polarized on faith

NEW YORK (AP) — Latinos in the United States are abandoning the Roman Catholicism of their childhood in increasing numbers to become evangelical Protestants or leave organized religion altogether, according to a new survey released […]


Utah colleges mull impact of Mormon policy change

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – Utah State University has formed a special task force to weigh the impact of the Mormon church’s new lower minimum age requirements for missionaries. The Deseret News reports that the […]


Extradited terrorism suspects appear in US courts

NEW YORK (AP) – A partially-blind extremist cleric from Egypt and four other terrorism suspects have appeared in court in New York City and Connecticut, hours after they were brought to the United States from […]


Evangelist Billy Graham discharged from NC hospital

(AP) – Evangelist Billy Graham is recuperating at home after being treated for bronchitis at a North Carolina hospital. The Rev. Franklin Graham says his father was “very sick” when he was rushed to Asheville’s […]


Christians evacuated from besieged Syrian city

(AP) – A priest in Syria says the first group of Christians has been evacuated from the besieged city of Homs after a deal between the Syrian army and rebels. Maximos al-Jamal, a Greek Orthodox […]



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