Among Mormons, there is a group of women known as Mama Dragons, fierce protectors of their LGBT children. They were put to the test after the church hardened its stance against same-sex marriages.
A replica of Noah's Ark opens in Williamstown, Kentucky, this week. The group behind Ark Encounter and many local officials say it will be an economic boon to the area, but some locals are skeptical.
A theme park featuring a life-size Noah's Ark opens this week in Kentucky. Its creator calls it "one of the greatest Christian outreaches of our era." Critics say it reinforces the state's image as anti-science.
Late Thursday night, shortly before the controversial law was set to take effect, a federal judge ruled it unconstitutional. He called it an "attempt to put LGBT citizens back in their place."
They have provided physical evidence to a famous story of heroism during the Holocaust — known before only through the testimony of the 11 Jews who escaped a Lithuanian massacre site.
The pope, who's ushered in a more welcoming attitude toward homosexuals, says the Catholic Church should seek forgiveness for its mistreatment of gays. His comments came during a flight from Armenia.
Aboard a flight from Armenia, the pontiff said the Church owes an apology not only to gay people, but also to other marginalized groups. "We Christians must say we are sorry," he said.
Voters have long demanded that their presidential candidates demonstrate outward signs of religious faith. So far in 2016, that may be changing — though some evangelicals are uneasy at the prospect.