A decade after wars redesigned the political map of the Balkans, there is mounting concern over the growing influence of radical Islam in the region.From Bosnia to Kosovo, large amounts of money have poured in from Saudi Arabia, Persian Gulf states and missionaries of Wahhabi Islam, targeting young
Gay-rights groups are asking a senior leader of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saintsto take back comments he made at a recent church conference, calling the remarks dangerous and saying they could lead to more suicides by gay teens.About a dozen gay-rights leaders approa
Journalist Christopher Hitchens is one of the world's most famous atheists. His brother, Peter, insists that a civilized world must believe in God. The brothers have publicly argued over faith for years.
When Cuban President Raul Castro met with the country's Catholic Church leaders this summer and agreed to free dozens of political prisoners, it was a major boost to an institution facing increased competition for Cuban worshippers.The island has undergone a spiritual revival since the communist
I was so unattractive in high school.Until my prom, I was dateless.I had plenty of friends who were boys but they were all just interested in my much cuter girlfriends. For a particularly late bloomer, such as I was, college held a desperate appeal.I jumped in with gusto!I lived with people from co