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LOS ANGELES (RNS) — Emmanuel Perez was about 15 years old when he decided the Catholic faith was not for him. He is representative of a shift over the last decade where the percentage of Latinos who identify as Catholic, has dropper 10%..

AUSTIN, Texas (BP) -- A network of Christian women's health centers in Texas offering the Gospel to all clients will begin providing contraceptives in March, 2020, to single women, according to the network's CEO, a Southern Baptist evangelical.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — After nine people belonging to a Mormon offshoot community were killed in Mexico this week, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued a short statement expressing sympathy for the victims while clarifying that they didn't belong to the mainstream church.

MOSCOW, Idaho (RNS) — For many local residents, this town is just about perfect. With only 30 percent identifying as "religious" one congregation has been planning a spiritual takeover of the town for years that will transform both its politics and its soul.

WASHINGTON (RNS) — Paula White, a Pentecostal preacher and longtime adviser to President Donald Trump, has been tapped to head the White House's Faith and Opportunity Initiative, a successor to previous administrations' faith-based office that coordinates outreach to religious communities.

WASHINGTON (BP) -- A historian, an ethicist and a pastor -- all Baptists -- displayed a difference of opinion on the usefulness of the word "evangelical" and the state of evangelicalism in an Oct. 29 conversation at the Museum of the Bible.

(RNS) — With more than a billion people celebrating Diwali, which comes this year on Oct. 27, the festival is one of the largest and most significant religious observances around the world. But what is this Hindu holiday?

(WW) –  A prominent Christian activist and author urged a Kansas City, Missouri, audience to embrace social issues by getting closer to people who are hurting. Shane Claiborne keynoted a “social justice revival” on Sept. 22 at First Baptist Church in Kansas City, Mo.

(RNS) — The latest Pew Research report released Thursday (Oct. 17), finds that two-thirds (65%) of Americans describe themselves as Christians. A decade ago, that figure was 77%.

(RNS) — All the available hard evidence shows that religious congregations are declining.  But a new nationally representative study from the Lake Institute on Faith and Giving at Indiana University's Lilly Family School of Philanthropy finds that revenue is not necessarily declining along with attendance.