Members of one of the largest congregations in the Presbyterian Church (USA) have voted to leave the denomination, despite facing an $8.89 million cost for leaving.
March 5th marks the beginning of Lent, an important time in the Christian calendar that precedes Easter Sunday on April 20.
Germany homeschooling family, the Romeikes, were granted indefinite deferred status to remain in the United States.
Kiev mobilized troops and called up military reservists Sunday as tensions at the border of Ukraine and Russia escalated.
The Detroit, Michigan native from the inner city sought to deliver a message of unity. He urged American citizens to stand on the Judeo-Christian values rooted in the nation's history.
Gay rights are colliding with religious rights in states like Arizona and Kansas as the national debate over gay marriage morphs into a fight over the dividing line between religious liberty and anti-gay discrimination.
“Communism fell two decades ago, but its effects are still deeply felt,” says Operation World, the global prayer guide.
A Tennessee pharmacist and a Baptist church deacon who lost his job after an ongoing dispute over selling Plan B contraception has sued his former bosses, claiming he was fired because of his religious beliefs.
A United Nations panel has warned Kim Jong-un that he may be tried for crimes against humanity committed by himself and state officials under his direct control.
Under a new proposed law in Belgium, parents and a terminally ill child can decide if the child should be euthanized.
In the first meeting of its kind, members of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom met with the European Parliament’s working group on freedom of religion
The global persecution of Christians has gone from bad to worse, said U.S. Rep. Chris Smith at a congressional hearing on Capitol Hill.
The U.S. State Department announced its disappointment after North Korean officials rescinded for a second time an invitation to discuss the release of American Missionary Kenneth Bae.
Worldwide, immigration to Israel has stagnated and even declined. But French Jews are bucking the trend.
Iran's goodwill gestures and the release from prison of some Christians even as authorities make new arrests could indicate infighting between the new president and Islamist hard-liners, analysts said.
The evolution-creation origins debate between Bill Nye and Ken Ham attracted a huge international audience and no shortage of controversy.
As public opinion has shifted in support of legalized marijuana, religious leaders are wrestling over competing interests, including high prison rates and legislating morality.
Unexpected winter storm gives churches in Atlanta and Birmingham the opportunity to love their neighbors.
African church leaders are urging parties in the South Sudanese conflict to respect places of worship, after rebels attacked and looted church compounds in the town of Malakal.
President Barack Obama delivered the 2014 State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress Tuesday outlining his agenda.