A 42-year-old Pakistani man who spent nearly half his life in U.S. custody has been released from Guantánamo and resettled in Belize after suing the Biden administration for unlawful imprisonment.
While there is excitement, the trip comes with a sense of urgency. Despite a peace deal, violence along political and ethnic lines has continued and millions are in the grip of famine.
Lawmakers have taken more control of the National Prayer Breakfast from the group that ran it for seven decades after concerns rose over influence peddling and attendees, including a Russian spy.
A rapturous reception as Pope Francis celebrates Mass with a million worshipers in the capital Kinshasa.
Since the Supreme Court ended the constitutional right to an abortion, many Muslims Americans have been turning to their faith to try to figure out: What does Islam say about the issue?
The progressive Pontifex is visiting parts of Africa this week, and must fulfill a balancing act that looks towards the expansion of his church and the ideological clashes that are coming up.
His trip to the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan will highlight the long-running conflicts in both countries and the rising importance of Africa to the future of the Catholic Church.
New Jersey officials are condemning the attempted arson attack as well as an unrelated "possible bias-motivated incident" at a church over the weekend. The state is no stranger to antisemitic threats.
NPR's Scott Simon wonders why teaching children about the Holocaust is not mandatory in most states and the lessons they are missing.
Emhoff, the first Jewish spouse of a U.S. president or vice president, is in Poland and Germany to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day and address rising antisemitism around the world.
He stressed that lack of charity with one another is also a sin and added that the Catholic Church should work to put an end to laws in some countries that criminalize homosexuality.
An NPR/Ipsos poll finds that most Americans say Supreme Court justices are guided more by their politics than the law, and that lawmakers aren't deciding abortion policy based on public sentiment.
Seven months after overturning the constitutional right to an abortion, anti-abortion rights activists are celebrating their victories and planning their next steps at their annual march in D.C
The photos were taken inside the Warsaw Ghetto by a 23-year-old Polish firefighter as the Nazis were brutally crushing the Jewish uprising of 1943. The photos were discovered in a family collection.
Born Lucile Randon in 1904, Sister André spent most of her life in religious service as a Roman Catholic nun. The oldest living person is now Maria Branyas Morera of Spain at age 115.