Local law enforcement think the brutal killing of a woman and her two grown children last week may have been part of a strange ritual.
In 1987, police raided properties owned by the 'The Family' to confirm they'd beaten, starved, and drugged 14 children raised in isolation.
Leaving a religion is like a breakup, a death, and a midlife crisis all at once, except your drinking buddies don't drink because they're religious, and your other friends don't exist.
Attendees were made to sign their souls over to Satan before being allowed into the venue.
Around 20 percent of Brazil's population is Evangelical, and Faceglória is a place for them to connect and talk about God without worrying about foul language or someone's bikini pics.
According to one theologian, Jesus Christ was both a top and a bottom.
Satanists are all about freedom, and isn't today Independence Day?
Transgender priests like Father Shannon Kearns even have trouble finding work or acceptance with supposedly liberal or progressive churches.
I concealed my true self because I feared letting down my family, my band, the fans, a higher power. But today I regret it.
Sometimes, you have to use the Devil's tools to fight the Lord's cause.
As legalization takes hold, some Muslims and Christians are getting tripped up. But Jews may find pot and faith to be perfectly compatible.
Growing up, DiShan Washington was told that wearing a thong was a sin. These days, she makes sex-education films for god-fearing couples, writes Christian erotica novels, and even has a stripper pole installed in her home.
Christian iconography has been appropriated by a ton of musicians lately, but Father Murphy does it right.
Metalheads and rockers congregate here to worship Jesus Christ, who is reimagined on the church's pamphlets as riding a Harley.
They bent steel and smashed concrete with their skulls while preaching the word of Christ to massive audiences. Two decades later, the group was bankrupt. What happened?
In Joel Osteen's world, God is an exclamation point, a dubstep bass drop. God is steroids, God is your hype man, He is Cialis, He is the boombox you are holding outside her window.
It seems that the socioeconomic factors of religious groups may be much more important to acceptance of sexuality than religion itself.
Doug Pruden is a consummate performer and holds several world records for his pushup prowess. We walked up and down Edmonton's Whyte street to see how he makes his money.
The better the world gets, the less it needs religion—and in the Western world, at least, religion is going out with a whimper, not a bang.
Also this week: A woman freaked out because she thought she saw a pentagram in a school bus brake light.
We generally notice them huddled outside abortion clinics holding signs and images of aborted foetuses, but is there more to the story?
A group called Soulsaver distributes pamphlets about the evils of homosexuality and the rock 'n roll lifestyle.
The Magnolia State Heritage Foundation is trying to pass a constitutional amendment that would bring Mississippi back to the good ol' days of the Confederacy.
The Manor isn't just a place where women get naked, it also sponsors transitional housing for the down and out, and seven months ago began holding church services.