Niño Fidencio and his legendary healing abilities may not be officially recognized by the Catholic Church, but 40,000 people gather in a small Mexican village each year to celebrate the unofficial saint.
Post-Evangelicals—mostly millennials like me, who grew up in the church in the 80s and 90s—are rejecting harsh doctrines in lieu of feminism, liberalism, and new ways of practicing religion.
The satanic panic of the 80s and early 90s gave birth to a squad dedicated to hunting satanic crimes, and today the status of the unit remains shrouded in mystery.
As legalization takes hold, some Muslims and Christians are getting tripped up. But Jews may find pot and faith to be perfectly compatible.
My sobriety made me a social outcast until I realized I could just pretend to drink and no one would notice that I was faking it.
Comic series 'The Wicked + The Divine' features ancient gods reborn into modern-day England.
I visited Athens's Apollo street to find out what Orthodox clergymen are wearing this Holy Week.
I spent a few days with them to meet the seemingly regular people behind the hate.
We talked to one of Fred Phelps's granddaughters about why she quit the gay-hating Kansas church to join the rainbow-painted "Planting Peace" community that sits directly opposite WBC headquarters.
At one of the places I visited I the cashier called me by my first name, despite the fact that I had never met her in my entire life.
New Zealander Philip Blackwood is going to spend two and a half years behind bars because he posted a photo of the Buddha wearing headphones.
Thousands of animals were ritualistically killed outside the city of Birgunj in November.
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Which is tricky when the only clothes the Lord has offered them for the best part of 20 years are frumpy black tunics.
Turns out it's as good a place as any to cleanse your soul of evil spirits.
For a lot of American Muslims, conversations with their kids about the perils of interacting with police or security officers came up in the wake of 9/11—and have resurfaced after the murders in Chapel Hill.
Metalheads and rockers congregate here to worship Jesus Christ, who is reimagined on the church's pamphlets as riding a Harley.
I never felt quite like my family and I belonged in our Mormon community until we met a man who claimed he was ushering in the end of the world, and that we could help him.
In the documentary Looking for Jesus (2012—....), artist Katarzyna Kozyra speaks with men exhibiting symptoms of Jerusalem Syndrome, a condition that makes people believe they're the messiah.
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?
After floating their intentions in January, a group of pagans in Iceland earlier this week announced that they would break ground on a new temple to the old Nordic gods within the month.
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.
I hung out with Obi Canuel while he waited to see if the Canadian government would let him wear a colander on his head in his driver's license photo.
It seems that the socioeconomic factors of religious groups may be much more important to acceptance of sexuality than religion itself.