NEW YORK— The top legislative body of the United Church of Christ voted Tuesday to divest from companies with business in the Israeli-occupied Palestinian territories, in a sign of the growing momentum of a U.S. protest movement against Israeli policy. Last year, the Presbyterian Church voted to sell stock in a few companies whose products are used by Israel in...» Read More
Pope Francis is focusing his attention on refugees, hostages and all those suffering in conflicts in the Middle East, Africa and Ukraine.
The Vatican has found hundreds of millions of euros were found "tucked away" in accounts of various Holy See departments.
The world's biggest Bible factory has just published its 125 millionth copy – in officially atheist China. The Financial Times reports.
Here's what the case against teen retailer Abercrombie & Fitch, that's headed to the Supreme Court, is all about, says Dan Eaton.
The Indian prime minister is being welcomed by corporate executives, Indian Americans and, most importantly, Barack Obama.
Hindu activist Rajeshwar Singh is on a mission to end centuries of religious diversity in India, one conversion at a time.
New data from Trulia show that private school enrollment is highest in the wealthier states as well as in states with strongly religious populations.
Islamic State insurgents "massacred" some 80 members of Iraq's Yazidi minority, a Yazidi lawmaker and two Kurdish officials said on Friday.
North Korea fired three short-range rockets off its east coast on Thursday, shortly before Pope Francis arrived in Seoul on his first visit to Asia.
Administration officials had said earlier that the president was considering both airstrikes against militants and airdrops of humanitarian aid.
Though ultra-Orthodox Jews may lack basic math skills, Torah studies provide them with tools applicable to Israel's booming high-tech industry
Pro-life and pro-choice demonstrators eagerly awaited the U.S. Supreme Court decision on contraception on Monday. CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports on the ruling.
Judge Richard Holwell, weighs in on the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling that employers can refuse to pay for contraception coverage for employees. Holwell says it's a 1st amendment issue that should have little impact on Obamacare. Judge Holwell also comments on the labor union fee decision.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled employers can refuse to pay for contraception coverage for employees. CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports the details.
While seizing key Iraqi cities has catapulted ISIS onto the world’s radar, the Sunni group has been around for years. NBC News reports.
CNBC's John Harwood provides insight into how Washington is wrapping its head around David Brat's upset of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor.
CNBC's John Harwood provides insight to what some say may have played a role in the defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor by tea party challenger David Brat in the Virginia Republican primary.
Former British prime minister Tony Blair says ensuring security in areas shaken by extremism starts with rooting out "poisonous" ideologies.
Pope Francis says priestly celibacy is up for discussion.
UAE's Arabtec signed a $40-billion pact to build a million homes in Egypt, a deal that has major political implications.