The places where people think faith is necessary to be a good person.
Urban areas show a noticeable trend toward god-revering place names.
A national obsession with the supernatural has led to sinister locales like Satan Hill, Lucifer Falls, Mount Evil, and Lake Chaos.
The bathtub alone cost $20,000.
France's 5 million Muslims say they often feel left out of mainstream society, as well as the job force.
Two pastors make the case that American Christians need to shed their "anti-urban bias" before their religion becomes marginalized.
Provo, Utah, and Burlington, Vermont, represent opposite ends of the U.S. religiosity spectrum.
The strange alliance of clerics and businessmen in Saudi Arabia.
The 85-year-old leader of the Roman Catholic world gives his last general address.
Contemporary churches, temples and mosques that caught our attention.
Four percent of the country identifies as Jewish, Muslim, Hindu or Buddhist. A peek at where those communities are clustered.
Millions of Muslims converge on the Saudi Arabian city.
Also, Oklahoma City outlaws Michigan sportswear and a face-kicking preacher is turned away from the U.K.
Constructing the necessary "religious infrastructure" takes much more effort in existing dense neighborhoods.
During the "Bol Bom" pilgrimage, the faithful chant the name of Lord Shiva while running some 9 miles.
Mapping the city's church bells, sirens, and calls to prayer.
The cartographers over at Floating Sheep track tweets on both topics.
Also, L.A. outlaws plastic bags; Lady Gaga ponders violent threats in Jakarta; and much more.
What other factors influence which states have the highest teen birthrates?
Teen births follow the same fault lines of religion, politics, and class that divide Americans.