X-Factor (vol. 1) #140 (Dec. 1997):
“Going Home”
by Howard Mackie, Duncan Rouleau, Hackshack Studios, Jaime Mendoza

X-Factor (vol. 1) #140

Title: “Going Home”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Dec. 1997

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Howard Mackie
Art by: Duncan Rouleau, Hackshack Studios, Jaime Mendoza

15 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Shard Shard (Shard Bishop)
(lead character)
  black; X-Factor...  Marvel 58
Bishop Bishop (Lucas Bishop) villain hero
CBR Scale: S X-Men veneration (lapsed)
black; NYPD...  Marvel 548
Greystone Greystone (Devlin Greystone) hero
CBR Scale: S Catholic
black; X-Factor... 
[of Maori descent]
Marvel 11
Fixx Fixx hero
  X-Factor; X.U.E....  Marvel 9
Archer Archer ("Jude Black") hero
CBR Scale: I X-Men veneration (lapsed)
X-Factor; X.U.E....  Marvel 8
Trevor Fitzroy Trevor Fitzroy villain
  Summers Rebellion; The Hellfire Club...  Marvel 61
Bantam villain
  [henchman] Marvel 12
Exhumes villain group
CBR Scale: S mutant supremacist
[terrorist; criminal] Marvel 2
Emplates villain group
  [mutant vampires; presumably all infected by Emplate] Marvel 4
Mystique Mystique (Raven Darkholme)
villain hero
CBR Scale: S mutant supremacist; manifestly non-religious
Brotherhood of Mutants; Dark X-Men...  Marvel 451
Polaris Polaris (Lorna Dane)
CBR Scale: I Jewish Catholic
Academy of Tomorrow; Horsemen of Apocalypse... 
[studied geophysics in college]
Marvel 464
Sabretooth Sabretooth (Victor Creed)
villain hero
CBR Scale: I manifestly non-religious; future: Evangelical "born-again Christian"
Brotherhood of Mutants; Team X...  Marvel 610
Forge Forge (Jonathon Silvercloud)
CBR Scale: M Native American shamanism
Brotherhood of Mutant Supremacy; Native American...  Marvel 394
Wild Child Wild Child (Kyle Gibney)
villain hero
  Alpha Flight; Gamma Flight...  Marvel 172
Malcolm Malcolm
  Xavier's Security Enforcers Marvel 19