A UAB cancer patient gave his family one of their greatest gifts before he died, he was baptized. Roberts was dying of lung cancer, wheelchair-bound and unable to breathe without oxygen tubes. His last wish was to be baptized before he died.
The unending litany of mass shootings in recent years — the latest, on Friday, leaving 12 dead in Virginia Beach, Virginia — has built an unacknowledged community of heartbreak, touching and warping the lives of untold thousands.
Heather Brown and Tyler Smith, both 17, took a “senior skip day” from school and headed to Vilano Beach. But the choppy water and strong current swept them out to sea, where they were stuck for two hours.
The eight students were scheduled to become part of the congregation at First United Methodist Church in Omaha, NE. But the class, comprising seventh- and eighth-graders, declined and issued a written statement instead.
The Lady Bears, who beat Notre Dame 82-81 earlier this month, were served fast food from Wendy's, McDonald's and Burger King in the State Dining Room — the same spread that other sports teams were served during their visits to the Trump White House.
Notre Dame Cathedral would have burned to the ground in a “chain-reaction collapse” had firefighters not moved as rapidly as they did to battle the blaze racing through the beloved landmark building, a French government official said Wednesday.
The surprise announcement by the faith widely known as the Mormon church reverses rules that triggered widespread condemnations from LGBTQ members and their allies and marked a jarring shift from the religion's push to carve out a more compassionate stance on LGBTQ issues.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi cautioned Democrats not to question each other's motivation or patriotism. Her remarks come as they pull back from the original plan to vote on a resolution implicitly rebuking Rep. Ilhan Omar for saying lawmakers are under pressure to pledge “allegiance” to Israel.
Vincent Doyle, a man whose father was a Catholic priest, told the Times he was shown a document containing the guidelines when he traveled to Rome. The Vatican confirms the document exists, but says it is "internal."
A South Carolina woman’s passionate and heartfelt video after an encounter with a woman on her delivery route and her message to help others in need has gone viral, with the video amassing more than 14 million views.
The churches are near what is believed to be the baptismal site of Jesus, one of the holiest places in The churches are near what is believed to be the baptismal site of Jesus, one of the holiest places in Christianity. (Source: CNN). (Source: CNN)
A day after the shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue that left 11 dead, officials released the names of the victims. The oldest of them was 97. The youngest was 54. They included a pair of brothers and a husband and wife.
Pope Francis is grieving with Pittsburgh's Jewish community following the massacre at a synagogue there, denouncing the "inhuman act of violence" and praying for an end to the "flames of hatred" that fueled it