More on Cell Phones

Late-night cross-country prayers help a mother find solace, faith

CRANFORD, N.J. — Every Friday at 2 a.m. JoAnne Whalen’s cell-phone alarm goes off and the 60-year-old wakes up in … Continued

Why marriage matters

Andrew Harrer / Bloomberg News The U.S. Supreme Court is poised to rule on two cases about marriage. But regardless … Continued

This is what adults do

NEW YORK — It was a week for grown-ups. When Republican partisans lambasted New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie for collaborating … Continued

From God’s Hand, a Single Woman’s Adoption Journey

Courtesy of Sandy Tidwell Sandy Tidwell and her children. It was in January 2002 when my adoption adventure began. As … Continued

The one bright light in Tampa

TAMPA, Fla. — Two forces of nature are bearing down on Tampa this week. One, Tropical Storm Isaac, is thought … Continued

NATO’s peace?

Spencer Platt GETTY IMAGES Hundreds of protesters, many affiliated with the Occupy Wall Street movement, demonstrate on the second day … Continued

Sikhs launch app to report profiling

Sikh civil rights activists will unveil a mobile phone application next week (April 30) that they say will allow travelers … Continued

Can young evangelicals move beyond the Religious Right?

Brandon Thibodeaux GETTY IMAGES A cross necklace hangs in front of a worshipper’s American flag t-shirt as she participates in … Continued

Mississippi, Vermont score at opposite ends of religious spectrum

WASHINGTON — If you’re searching for the most religious Americans, head to Mississippi. And if you want the opposite, visit … Continued

Report says church giving on the rebound

WASHINGTON — The recession and a sluggish recovery have made for a lighter collection plate in recent years, but a … Continued