Scores of ex-Mormons in Utah signed a "Declaration of Independence from Mormonism" and addressed formal "letters of resignation" to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
The Secular Student Alliance is helping to establish clubs for high-school skeptics.
Does President Obama have an atheist problem? His support among them is down 10 percent since 2008, according to Gallup.
White House spokesman Jay Carney condemned the "heinous" attacks on churches in Kenya that left 17 people dead and dozens wounded.
Israel's Holocaust memorial has softened its criticism of Pope Pius XII's conduct toward the massacre of Jews during of World War II, following a long dispute with the Vatican.
Speaking of Yad Vashem, Lauren Markoe explains why ultra-Orthodox Jews admitted to vandalizing the memorial last week.
Germany's foreign minister said that religious traditions will be protected after a court ruled that circumcising young boys on religious grounds amounts to bodily harm.
A judge barred New York City from enforcing a law that would block churches from conducting worship services in public schools after hours.
United Methodist Bishop Leontine T.C. Kelly, the first African-American woman elected to the episcopacy by a major religious denomination, died Thursday.
A father and son were ordained Catholic priests in Texas. Yes, you read that right.
Rupert Murdoch had some interesting tweets about Scientology last weekend, following news of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes' divorce.
Watch Katie Holmes and Scientology story develop. Something creepy, maybe even evil, about these people.— Rupert Murdoch(@rupertmurdoch) July 1, 2012
This tweet from Murdoch was even more surprising.
Met Romney last week.Tough O Chicago pros will be hard to beat unless he drops old friends from team and hires some real pros. Doubtful.— Rupert Murdoch(@rupertmurdoch) July 1, 2012
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