By Peter Sergo | Fri, 01/03/2014 - 19:56
Sotomayor must decide whether a religious non-profit will be allowed to exercise its religious rights on its terms or make it abide by exceptions to the contraception coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
By John Ericson | Wed, 12/04/2013 - 17:16
Tamesha Means says that area hospital Mercy Health Partners put her through needless pain and suffering by refusing to recognize her pregnancy as a miscarriage.
By John Ericson | Mon, 10/28/2013 - 17:23
Religious parents who deny their children necessary care should be subject to investigation and negligence lawsuits, pediatricians argue in a policy statement.
By Matthew Mientka | Sun, 10/27/2013 - 19:31
A rural Mississippi preacher with only a hundred or so sheep to tend has made a national impact on obesity and health advocacy in the African American community, and now he has sets his sights on health reform.
By John Ericson | Thu, 10/10/2013 - 16:35
Rabbis Martin Wolmark and Mendel Epstein are accused of kidnapping and torturing men who refused to grant their wives religious divorces.
By Cindy del Rosario | Sat, 08/31/2013 - 17:32
At least 22 children associated with the faith-healing Church of the First Born of Oregon have died from lack of medical treatment since 1964.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 07/26/2013 - 13:47
Author Nigel Barber hypothesizes that the need for religion is based in uncertainty and that by 2041, most people will find it 'irrelevant.'
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Thu, 06/13/2013 - 16:09
During the performance of a real exorcism, a Wyoming woman stopped breathing and went into cardiac arrest. Witnesses said she was possessed by a poltergeist.
By Chris Weller | Thu, 06/06/2013 - 17:13
Religion alone may not account for people's increased faith in times of stress; it may be a general compulsion to feel at ease.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Fri, 05/31/2013 - 16:39
In the Islamic Republic of Iran, sex has become a vehicle for passive political resistance.
By Christine Hsu | Fri, 10/19/2012 - 14:38
Muslims are least likely to have sex outside of marriage, according to a new study that compared the sexual behaviors of all the major religious groups in the world.
By Martin Grens | Thu, 09/13/2012 - 09:21
Hobby Lobby sued the Obama administration on Wednesday to stop a mandate under the federal healthcare reform law to provide drugs such as the morning-after pill to employees through their health insurance.
By Christine Hsu | Tue, 09/04/2012 - 17:16
Even after the deaths of two children and the injuries of many more, a group of ultra-Orthodox rabbis say that if a proposed law requiring parental consent for an ancient circumcision ritual is enacted they will defy it.