A woman behind a barrier reached out and grabbed the pope's hand, pulling him violently toward her. Francis reacted sharply, exclaimed something and then slapped her hand so she would let him go.
(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.
Rabbi Marvin Hier, dean and founder of Simon Wiesenthal Center, called on President Donald Trump Monday to instruct the FBI to create a special task force in response to a series of attacks against Jews and their religious institutions.
"He wanted to show he believed more than anything else," Jenis James Grindstaff’s son said.
The Paris cathedral will not celebrate Midnight Mass this year for the first time in more than two centuries.
For more than a year believers have flocked to a sidewalk outside a catholic church in Artesia. They're looking down at the ground-- for a sign from the heavens.
After a positive reaction from the audience while listening to "God Is" on Kanye West's new album, Osteen complimented West, saying, “You said more in 60 seconds than I say in my 30-minute message right there.”
There was a standing ovation for the newly elected president of the US Bishops on Tuesday in Baltimore. It’s a story national in scope, but with Archbishop Jose Gomez’s ascension, it was also a local story. Gomez leads the sprawling Archdiocese of Los Angeles, which is the largest Catholic Archdiocese in the nation. His new role signals the future direction of the American Catholic Church.
A limited-edition sneaker, which is filled with holy water in the soles and blessed by a priest, sold out within minutes of its debut, despite each pair costing a whopping $3,000.
An Indiana church congregation is paying off $7.8 million in medical debt for approximately 5,940 families, the congregation said in a press release last week.
"Bring Your Bible to School Day" is a national event sponsored by the Christian organization Focus on the Family, which reports that more than 650,000 students participated in last year’s movement
An Ohio church used its message sign to condemn the actions of a thief who stole a brand new air conditioning unit from the grounds.
The phrase “thoughts and prayers” has become so commonly used following tragic events and natural disasters that there are now countless memes mocking the gesture.
Archaeologists in Israel may have discovered the Biblical town of Emmaus, which is linked to Jesus’ resurrection and the Ark of the Covenant.
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees is calling on students to participate in Bring Your Bible to School Day as a celebration of faith and religious freedom in America.
A Mississippi wedding venue that refused to host an interracial couple on their big day — reportedly citing "Christian belief" — has seemingly backtracked after the owner reread the Bible and spoke with her pastor.
The "Harry Potter" series has been banned from a Catholic school in Tennessee because the fictional magic used "actual curses and spells," according to a pastor who described the beloved books as "a possible threat" to their beliefs.
KTTV celebrates its 70th year of being on the air by looking back at a mission of peace to the Southland. In 1987, Pope John Paul II came to Los Angeles and as Laura Diaz reports, it is a time that many people will never forget.