The pontiff did not weigh in on if Dez caught the ball during the 2015 playoff game against the Green Bay Packers (but come on, it was a catch).
The festival apologized, but the issue isn’t just racial insensitivity.
The deep fryer defender’s social media profile has since deleted the threatening image.
A Pew Research Study of religion in all fifty states suggests that the shift toward a less religious America may not just be on the coasts.
A mailer sent out during an Austin City Council runoff makes this weird question relevant once more.
Making a whole lot of people uncomfortable.
There aren’t that many cowboys anymore, and yet cowboy churches seem to be everywhere. What gives?
The band Gungor is using the festival to broaden its fan base outside the churches where it made its name. Can it escape the stigma of Christian rock without alienating its devoted followers?
The arguments against teaching evolution in schools have largely failed. Have they finally come to an end?
After a criminal noise complaint was filed—and quickly withdrawn—over the sound of the church bells at the Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission, the city council voted to exempt churches from the noise ordinance. As the Rio Grande Valley shifts away from being monolithically Catholic, what does this mean for the other religious communities in the area?
Lubbock, long a stronghold in the Bible Belt, is home to a new religious marketing campaign featuring a tattooed Jesus. The billboards picturing inked Jesus have irked some in the community (where churches outnumber tattoo parlors 25:1) and left others impressed with the message.
With a largely Protestant bias, according to examples culled by the Texas Freedom Network.
From Satan to sleep apnea, five headlines about Rick Perry following his Friday night appearance at the Texas Tribune festival and the publication of Oops, a presidential campaign e-book by the Trib's Jay Root.
There's another Dr Pepper boycott in the works, and this one has nothing to do with real cane sugar.
Yet another person has found what she believes is the image of Jesus in an unlikely place.
The former Texas Board of Education chair talks creationism, textbooks, and whether man and dinosaurs lived contemporaneously on The Colbert Report.
Megachurch Pastor Ed Young, known for his unorthodox methods, brought the beasts onstage as a metaphor for Jesus. But did the stunt violate a city ordinance?
The evangelical Christian NFL star came to Central Texas Easter Sunday for a Q&A before an outdoor crowd that was estimated to be between fifteen and thirty thousand people.
Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools director Edd Burleson also called the Beren Academy basketball controversy "politically correct gobbledygook."
Some 5,000 people rallied in Athens to support the nativity scene displayed outside the Henderson County Courthouse that has been criticized by an atheist group.
The DMV approved a religious plate the same day the Sons of Confederate Veterans filed a lawsuit against the agency for infringement of free speech.
Why did Jason Bourque and Daniel McAllister, two Baptist boys from East Texas, set fire to ten churches across three counties last year?
Meet Toribio Romo, the patron saint of immigrants.
Not everyone can claim to be related to a certified saint, but David Dorado Romo can. The author and El Paso native traveled to a tiny town in the Mexican state of Jalisco to learn more about his father’s second cousin, Santo Toribio Romo, and discovered some interesting things about his family—and himself—along the way.
What is ex–football star Bill Glass’s plan for reforming hardened prison inmates? God is in the details.
27-year-old was suffocated after months of allegedly being raped, at her husband's urging, by members of the prayer group he founded in Georgetown.
The new television show, which satirizes church-going Dallas socialites, draws ire from Newt Gingrich and a score of others.
The Beren Stars fell to the Abilene Christian Panthers, 46-42, in Saturday night's TAPPS 2A final, but people are still talking about how the Houston Orthodox Jewish day school got there.
Fort Worth preacher J. Frank Norris paved the way for today’s televangelists. But he’s probably best known as the defendant in a wild 1927 murder trial.
How would Jesus answer them? How will you?
Attacking the House of Yahweh: defending Texas pols.
The heavenly hits of God’s Property.
In the wake of Heaven’s Gate, the media marched en masse to Abilene, the home base of the House of Yahweh, whose charismatic leader, Yisrayl Hawkins, was supposed to be the next David Koresh. Not even close.
Why the big fight between a small town and a small church wound up in the Supreme Court.
The gospel according to Michelle Shocked.
Jane Roe flips for a preacher.
With so many people attacking the Religious Right these days, being a Christian isn’t easy. But I keep the faith.