What's your religion? In US, a common reply now is 'none'

According to a survey released Dec. 14 by the Pew Research Center, the group commonly known as the "nones" — the religiously unaffiliated — now constitute 29% of American adults. That's up from 23% in 2016 and 19% in 2011.

Faith groups increasingly join 'impatient, feisty, unstoppable' fight against climate change

The movement fighting climate change knows no denominational boundaries. Faith leaders see it as part of their mandate to care for communities most vulnerable to climate change and preserve what they see as a divinely given environment.

Young priest loses mentor, then his father — both to virus

Fr. Joseph Dutan estimated that dozens of St. Brigid's parishioners have been infected and said that at least three have died from COVID-19 complications since the death of Fr. Jorge Ortiz, his mentor and the first Catholic priest in the United States to die from the novel coronavirus.

2 Hispanic churches and too many tears: 100 COVID-19 deaths

One is a Roman Catholic church in Queens; the other, a Lutheran church in Manhattan. But the COVID-19 pandemic has united the two Hispanic congregations in grief.