A leader of a Boston mosque disavowed the Marathon bombing during an interfaith service on Thursday. Anwar Kazmi acknowledged that the bombing suspects had prayed at the mosque, but called the attack 'a grotesque perversion of our faith.' (...
Rhode Island on Thursday became the nation's 10th state to allow gay and lesbian couples to wed, as a 16-year effort to extend marriage rights in this heavily Catholic state ended with the triumphant cheers of hundreds of gays, lesbians, their families and friends. Gov. Lincoln Chafee signed the bill ...
Buddhist mobs attacked and overran two mosques and set hundreds of homes ablaze in central Myanmar on Tuesday, injuring at least 10 people in the latest anti-Muslim violence to shake the Southeast Asian nation. (April 30)
A rusted 5-foot-tall piece of landing gear believed to be from one of the hijacked planes destroyed in the Sept. 11 attacks has been discovered near the World Trade Center wedged between a luxury apartment building and a mosque site that once prompted virulent national debate about Islam and free ...
The minaret of a landmark 12th century mosque in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo was destroyed Wednesday, leaving the once-soaring stone tower a pile of rubble and twisted metal scattered in the tiled courtyard. (April 24)
Krystle Campbell is one of three victims of Monday's blasts at the Boston Marathon. Her former boss says he and his employees are devastated by the loss of the friendly, energetic 29-year-old. (April 16)
More members of an Ohio Amish community, convicted of hate crimes in hair and beard cutting attacks are entering federal prison. Their departure will leave nearly three dozen children without one or both parents. (April 12)
Members of an Amish community in Northeast Ohio gathered for a final time, before four women and one man go to prison this week. They were convicted of hate crimes for cutting the hair and beards of other Amish people. (April 10)
Pope Francis directed the Vatican to act decisively on clergy sex abuse cases and punish pedophile priests, saying the Catholic Church's 'credibility' was on the line. (April 6)
Pope Francis prayed before the tomb of Pope John Paul II on Tuesday on the eighth anniversary of his death. It was John Paul II who made Jorge Mario Bergoglio, the then-Archbishop of Buenos Aires, a cardinal. (April 2)