Thousands of Muslims gather in Tucson to celebrate Eid al-Fitr.
PARIS (AP) — France is ready to open its door to Christians from northern Iraq who were hounded out of their homes by extremist Islamic militants.
BAGHDAD — Residents of Mosul have watched helplessly as extremists ruling the northern Iraqi city blew up some of their most beloved landmarks and shrines to impose a stark vision of Islam. Next up for destruction, they feared: the Crooked Minaret, a more than 840-year-old tower that leans l…
The tilting al-Hadba minaret in Mosul, Iraq. City residents recently resisted an Islamic State attempt to level the centuries-old landmark, but they fear the group will try again.
WASHINGTON — Millions of people were forced from their homes because of their religious beliefs last year, the U.S. government said Monday, citing the devastating impact of conflicts in Syria, Iraq and the Central African Republic.
BEIJING (AP) — Hundreds of police took down a church's cross Monday in a city known as "China's Jerusalem" for its many houses of worship amid a crackdown on church buildings in a coastal region where thousands of people are embracing Christianity.
In this photo taken July 16, 2014, a church member of Zengshan Village Christian Church stands near rocks piled up in front of the gate to prevent government workers from moving in equipment to demolish the cross, in Zengshan village, Pingyang county of Wenzhou in eastern China's Zhejiang pr…
In this photo taken July 16, 2014, church members pray in a private room in Jiu'en Tang, a Christian church, in the Shuitou township in Wenzhou in eastern China's Zhejiang province. Across Zhejiang province, which hugs China’s rocky southeastern coast, authorities have toppled, or threatened…
In this photo taken July 16, 2014, a man stands near the razed remains of a Catholic church in a village in Pingyang county of Wenzhou in eastern China's Zhejiang province. Across Zhejiang province, which hugs China’s rocky southeastern coast, authorities have toppled, or threatened to toppl…
BEIT HANOUN, Gaza Strip — Hamas resumed rocket fire Saturday on Israel after rejecting Israel’s offer to extend a humanitarian cease-fire, the latest setback in international efforts to negotiate an end to the Gaza war.
We would be on one side with no end in sight.
Try some light, family-friendly defiance.
Saving Sudanese orphans main focus of his life now
About 6,000 Jehovah’s Witnesses will check anxiety at the door this weekend for the religious group’s annual convention.
Prayer has been a staple at City Council and Board of Supervisor meetings for decades in Tucson.
A palm frond is folded into a cross before at St. Augustine Cathedral in downtown Tucson.
A palm frond folded into a cross — a sign that Easter is on the way.
The Kadampa Meditation Center Arizona is offering a series of classes on “A Buddhist Perspective on Death” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays from April 10 through May 22 at 1701 E. Miles St.
Ever wonder why Arizona’s Republican legislators pass religiously based bills such as SB 1062?