Aid organizations across the country have mobilized to provide a response in the wake of Monday's deadly tornado in Moore, Oklahoma.
A German family seeking asylum in the U.S. so they can homeschool their children lost their appeal in federal court May 14, but their lawyers say they're prepared to petition the U.S. Supreme Court to take the case.
They have pledges. They have merit badges. And they may go camping. But they're not the Boy Scouts.
The Internal Revenue Service has come under fire in recent days for targeting conservative organizations during the 2012 political season. The IRS apologized May 10, admitting it intentionally profiled groups that included the words "tea party" or "patriot" in their applications seeking tax-exempt status. Not only did the IRS target conservative political groups, but the heightened scrutiny also included well-known Christian ministries.
We must not miss the true meaning of the Gosnell trial. It is true that Dr. Gosnell was found guilty of his crimes -- at least the crimes successfully prosecuted in Pennsylvania. But in reality the whole nation was on trial, and we are all guilty.
A Philadelphia jury has found Kermit Gosnell guilty of the first-degree murder of three babies killed outside the womb at his abortion clinic.
Iranian authorities released American pastor Saeed Abedini from solitary confinement this week after forcing him to spend the week of his birthday in a "small dark hole."
The House Oversight and Government Reform committee heard compelling testimony Wednesday of three career diplomats about what occurred before, during and after the Benghazi terror attacks.
Looking for evidence that our society is losing its mind? Just look at the controversy over so-called "emergency contraceptives" and a federal judge's effort to make these drugs available, over the counter, to girls of any age.
Mental illness and suicide were taboo topics for many churches, seen as a kind of spiritual failure. But that may be starting to change.
Iranian-American pastor Saeed Abedini spent his 33rd birthday in solitary confinement today, suffering from untreated injuries from beatings by prisoners and officials in an Iranian prison.
Rhode Island on May 2 became the 10th state to approve same-sex marriage, and the Delaware legislature holds a key vote on May 9 on the same issue. But Brian Brown, president of the National Organization for Marriage, denies there is a national tide in support of marriage rights for gay couples.
For its annual report of violators, the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom counts 15 nations where abuse of religious liberty is "systemic, egregious and ongoing."
The horrific stories from the abortion clinic of Kermit Gosnell are the brutally logical spawn of Roe v. Wade.
Millions of believers will gather to pray on Thursday, May 2, in observance of the 62nd annual National Day of Prayer in thousands of public venues across the country. As many as 42,000 events are expected to take place. Christians will unite to pray for government, military, media, business, education, church and family.
Those of us who aren't persecuted should thank God by using our freedom on behalf of Saeed Abedini and the rest of our suffering brothers and sisters.
With countries like North Korea, Pakistan and Somalia topping the list as some of the world's worst persecutors of Christians, it's hard to imagine that none of these countries hold the highest Christian death toll. In 2012, that shameful distinction went to Nigeria, where almost 70 percent of Christians killed globally were murdered.
The key question we now face is this: Does recognition of civil rights for all people require the normalization of homosexuality and the legalization of same-sex marriage?
Depression was the third-most frequent disease in the world in 2004, and will be the most common disease globally by 2030. Now there's good news: A new study has found that regular attendance at religious services offers "significant protection" against this terrible disease.
Official reports indicate that nearly 1.5 million people have been affected by the massive April 20 earthquake, with many homeless in the mountainous Lushan county region close to the city of Ya'an, nearly five years after a devastating quake hit the same region, killing more than 70,000 people.