Jan 16, 2012 3:09pm

Haagen-Dazs Under Attack in Israel

TEL AVIV, Israel - As Israel debates war with Iran, women’s equality and peace talks with the Palestinians, another controversy is brewing: Is Haagen-Dazs ice cream kosher? The country’s Chief Rabbinate doesn’t think so. A recent notice warned that the State Rabbinical Authority has not approved… Read More »

By Suzan Clarke

Dec 21, 2011 6:56pm

The Shroud of Turin Wasn’t Faked, Italian Experts Say

Has the authenticity of the Shroud of Turin finally been proven? A new study by Italian scientists may not be definitive on its origins, but it does refute the popular notion that it was faked during the Middle Ages. Experts at Italy’s National Agency for… Read More »

Dec 20, 2011 2:20pm

Burnt Offering: Jesus Toaster Sales Brisk, Vermont Seller Says

If there’s a Christian with a sense of humor on your holiday gift list, consider the Jesus Toaster, which contains a specially designed metal plate that leaves an image of Jesus — with halo and rays of light — on every slice. The Jesus Toaster… Read More »

By ABC News

Dec 19, 2011 8:36am

Undecided Iowa Evangelicals Are Praying for an Answer

ABC News’ Shushannah Walshe reports: DES MOINES, Iowa – Just a few weeks ago, Kerry Jech, the pastor of New Hope Christian Church in Marshalltown, about an hour Northeast of here, was praying that he and other evangelicals like him would coalesce around one GOP… Read More »

Dec 14, 2011 11:07am

5 Films of 2011 With Anti-Abortion Message

Former GOP presidential candidate and Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee has been a vocal opponent of abortion. So it’s no surprise that the ordained Southern Baptist minister has joined forces with conservative non-profit group Citizens United to produce and today host the premiere in Des Moines,… Read More »

By ABC News

Dec 7, 2011 8:04am

Atheists Who Go to Church: Doing It for the Children

  ABC News columnist Lee Dye writes:   He probably won’t get down on his knees, but that fellow sitting near you during the  Sunday church service just might be an atheist.  And a scientist. A new study out of Rice University has found that 17 percent —… Read More »

Dec 6, 2011 9:05am

Religion Powerful Force in 2012 Race

Religion and politics may not always mix well together, but that’s not the case for Republican candidates. Virtually all of the candidates for the 2012 GOP presidential nomination have spoken candidly about their faith. In fact, many like Rep. Michele Bachmann and Texas Gov. Rick… Read More »

Nov 23, 2011 12:29pm

Mitt Romney’s Mormon Faith a Factor in Primaries, Not General Election

“Cult” is the word most Americans used when asked in a new poll to describe how they view Mormons, a view that could hurt GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney in the primaries. In a new survey by the Pew Research Center, about a third of… Read More »

Nov 23, 2011 11:17am

Some Scholars Say Mormons Get a Bad Rap

Although many evangelicals describe Mormonism as non-Christian and cultish, according to a new Pew survey on Mormonism, Romney and the Republican primary, some scholars are skeptical of Mormons’ bad name. ABC News’ Katti Gray reports today that the Mormon third testament is difficult for many conservative… Read More »

Nov 23, 2011 9:19am

Thanksgiving: Giving Thanks In Tough Times

     No matter what your religious faith, you’ve probably heard the hymn NOW THANK WE ALL OUR GOD.  ”Now Thank We All Our God, With Hearts and Hands and Voices…”   One could imagine the composer of that hymn experiencing a boon in life… Read More »