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  • The Numerology and I Ching of Apocalypse 2012 Wednesday, 6 Apr 2011 | 9:36 AM ET

    Some  believe Dec. 21, 2012 — 12/21/2012 — will see a cataclysmic set of events that mark either the end or rebirth of the world.

  • Notorious Doomsday Prophets Wednesday, 6 Apr 2011 | 9:35 AM ET

    December 21, 2012 -- the end date in the ancient Mayan calendar. Will it bring the Apocalypse? See some of the most notorious prophets and doomsday groups in history.

  • And Now, Bible Trading Cards for Kids Monday, 14 Mar 2011 | 3:29 PM ET
    Bible Trading Cards

    Creaton by Design, a New Jersey-based art and imaging development company, hopes to give the Bible a 21st century makeover by creating Bible-based trading cards with high-tech graphics. The Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • Pope to Issue Bank Norms Amid Laundering Probe Wednesday, 29 Dec 2010 | 9:10 AM ET
    Pope Benedict XVI

    The Vatican planned to issue new rules Thursday designed to make its financial transactions more transparent after a money laundering probe resulted in the seizure of 23 million euros ($30.21 million) from a Vatican account.

  • Christmas Miracle for Construction: New Churches Rising Thursday, 23 Dec 2010 | 12:19 PM ET
    San Miguel Archangel Catholic Church, in Texas. Photo by Cindeka Nealy/Reporter-Telegram.

    It's been a rough year for commercial contractors. Unless they've made a "niche" business in churches.

  • Muslims Report Rising Discrimination at Work Friday, 24 Sep 2010 | 10:17 AM ET

    At a time of growing tensions involving Muslims in the United States, a record number of Muslim workers are complaining of employment discrimination, from co-workers calling them “terrorist” or “Osama” to employers barring them from wearing head scarves or taking prayer breaks. The NYT reports.

  • NYC Mosque Investor Rejects Trump's Buyout Offer Thursday, 9 Sep 2010 | 6:20 PM ET
    Pedestrians walk by 45 Park Place in Manhattan, the proposed site for an Islamic center and mosque in New York City. Jewish community leaders, rabbis and others gathered in front of the building where the Cordoba Initiative Mosque and Cultural Center would be housed to support the plan.

    Donald Trump's offer to buy an investor's stake where a mosque is planned near ground zero is falling flat.

  • Muslim Employee Says Disney Banned Her Hijab Wednesday, 18 Aug 2010 | 5:20 PM ET

    A Muslim woman who works as a hostess at a Disneyland restaurant alleges her employer sent her home without pay after she refused to remove her head covering in front of customers.

  • Obama Strongly Backs Islam Center Near 9/11 Site Saturday, 14 Aug 2010 | 8:44 AM ET
    President Barack Obama

    President Obama delivered a strong defense on Friday night of a proposed Muslim community center and mosque near ground zero in Manhattan. The NY T reports.

  • Irish Nuns Sue Morgan Stanley over Bond Deal Thursday, 12 Aug 2010 | 7:56 AM ET

    A group of nuns from Ireland are suing Morgan Stanley, alleging improper actions by the investment bank that led them to lose at least 5 million euros ($6.4 million), about 80 percent of their total investment, a filing by Stuarts Law showed.

  • QUIZ: George Foreman Tuesday, 3 Aug 2010 | 11:31 AM ET

    How much do you know about modern-day Renaissance man George Foreman? Take our quiz and find out.

  • Legalize Pot? Blacks Split Over California Vote Tuesday, 20 Jul 2010 | 10:54 AM ET
    Marijuana plants

    How black voters in California decide on Proposition 19, which would allow anyone 21 and over to possess up to an ounce of marijuana, could be critical to its success or failure.

  • Pakistan To Monitor Google, Other Sites for Blasphemy Friday, 25 Jun 2010 | 11:27 AM ET

    Pakistan will start monitoring seven major websites, including Google, Yahoo and Amazon, for sacrilegious content, while blocking 17 other, lesser-known sites it deems offensive to Muslims, an official said Friday.

  • Internet Believers: Pastors Open Online Churches Monday, 2 Nov 2009 | 6:04 AM ET
    Home burial crosses

    Church volunteers greet visitors entering the lobby. The worship band begins its set and a pastor offers to pray privately with anyone during the service.

  • Church Wants to Cast Out Hedge Fund Regulations Wednesday, 7 Oct 2009 | 8:35 AM ET
    Church of England

    Hedge funds can be a force for good and should be protected against the corruptible force of … European Union regulations. That's the view of the Church of England, according to British media reports.

  • Church in Need Makes Discovery Worth Millions Monday, 28 Sep 2009 | 8:53 AM ET
    St Cyriac's Church, in Lacock, UK

    A church’s prayers to fix its rickety roof may have been answered generously, as its communion chalice has been found to be a rare medieval artefact worth some £2 million ($3.16 million), British media reported. 

  • St. Joseph, Superagent in Real Estate Thursday, 17 Sep 2009 | 12:03 PM ET
    St. Joseph

    With the housing market still dismal, the Catholic tradition of planting a statue of St. Joseph as a way to help a house sell is going like gangbusters online, in stores selling religious goods and elsewhere — even if home sales are not.

  • Pope Proposes New Financial Order Guided by Ethics Tuesday, 7 Jul 2009 | 9:16 AM ET

    Pope Benedict XVI called Tuesday for a new world financial order guided by ethics, dignity and the search for the common good in the third encyclical of his pontificate.

  • Faith, Doubt, and Warren Buffett Monday, 15 Dec 2008 | 7:21 AM ET

    An invitation to share your thoughts on faith, doubt, greed, fear, and Warren Buffett.

  • Pope Weighs in on Financial Crisis Monday, 6 Oct 2008 | 6:17 AM ET

    Pope Benedict said on Monday that the global financial crisis showed that faith in God trumped a lifetime spent pursuing material wealth.