Several members of the Metroplex Atheists submitted a formal request to the Rowlett City Council to allow them to deliver an invocation before a city council meeting.
A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.
The Vatican has released comprehensive statistics for the first time on how it has disciplined priests accused of raping and molesting children
Gov. Rick Perry has long revered Texas icon Sam Houston, and now shares a spiritual connection with one of his political heroes — getting baptized in the same creek.
A church in Grapevine is getting ready for Easter by trying to set a world record for the largest portrait of Jesus Christ. It is being drawn in chalk in the church’s parking lot.
Louisiana lawmakers are moving ahead with a proposal to name the Bible as Louisiana’s official state book, despite concerns the bill would land the Legislature in court.
A new exhibit at the Dallas Museum of Art is showcasing 150 rare Islamic works of art and scientific objects that explore the use and meaning of light. It runs through June 29.
The U.S. Supreme Court is set to look at a controversial topic on Tuesday. The debate is over employers offering health insurance that covers the cost of birth control.
Bill Nye argued that the Earth is “billions and billions” of years old during a debate with Creation Museum founder Ken Ham, who teaches that the planet’s age is 6,000 years.
The Texas Board of Education approved tighter rules dictating who can serve on panels that review textbooks, a move that could soften ideological fights over what students learn.
Texas is bracing for another clash over how to teach evolution, as the board of education approves new science textbooks. A final public hearing is set for Wednesday.
A decision by Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez to allow Muslim inmates in the Dallas County Jail to receive special meals during Ramadan has sparked controversy.