Secretary of State John Kerry is calling for the release of an Iranian-American minister from a Tehran prison, a welcome step for advocates who had accused the State Department of being "AWOL" on the case.
The next two days are destined to stand among the most significant days in our nation's constitutional history, but the issues at stake reach far beyond the U.S. Constitution. Nothing less than marriage is in the dock, with the nation's highest court set to consider two cases that deal with the question of the legalization of same-sex marriage.
Christians suffered serious head injuries, expulsion from home and incarceration based on false witness as Hindu extremists continued their reign of terror in India this month.
First comes baby, then comes marriage? That is the new norm for many middle-class young Americans -- and they and their children are paying a price, says a new report.
Pope Francis extended a hand to those who don't belong to any religion, urging them on Wednesday to work with believers to build peace and protect the environment.
China has aborted 336 million unborn children, many of them forcibly, during slightly more than four decades, the government has announced.
It happens almost every Easter: Some new "discovery" trying to disprove something about Jesus.
Religious freedom activists scolded the U.S. State Department for not appearing at a hearing Friday on Iran's treatment of religious minorities, and called for greater government action to secure the release of people imprisoned there for their faith.
Pope Francis, the first Jesuit to become pope, not only represents a paradox for the papacy, but also the larger history of the Society of Jesus, as the Jesuits are formally known.
Repeated electrical shock torture of an Egyptian Christian accused of "proselytizing" in Libya likely exacerbated his heart ailment, leading to his death in custody.
Mainstream news outlet headlines shouted the "shocking" news last month that more rural teens are getting pregnant than their urban counterparts. But a look at an earlier study reveals it's not that rural teens are more likely to have sex and get pregnant, but that they are less likely to have an abortion after they conceive.
Regina Luka does not know whether it was rogue soldiers or Islamic terrorists who invaded her dual-family dwelling in Kogom Tah and killed 10 Christians; she only knows her husband and two young children are dead.
Muslim mobs upset over an alleged derogatory comment about the prophet of Islam burned down more than 180 Christian-owned houses and shops and at least two church buildings in Lahore on Saturday after authorities told police to "let them vent their grief and anger."
The Secular Student Alliance boasts of rapid growth but still falls well short of Christian college ministries in attendance and funding.
As president of Venezuela for 14 years, Chavez was well known for his socialist policies, consolidation of power, and combative relationship with the United States.
For the most part, previous research into the effects of pornography has focused on the psychological and physiological effects of pornography exposure. More recently, research has emerged that points to another effect of pornography exposure — it warps the worldview of the viewer.
The Ohio Supreme Court heard arguments in late February in the case of a science teacher fired for talking openly with students about his Christian faith and theories of intelligent design.
The Obama administration late Thursday filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court urging the justices to strike down California’s gay marriage ban.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed a "Reproductive Health Act" that is making national headlines. His state already has the highest abortion rate in the nation. His legislation would remove parental-notification laws and informed-consent laws, restrictions on taxpayer funding for abortion, and restrictions on late-term abortions.
Life is full of little ironies, isn't it? Forty years after Roe v. Wade, the so-called "pro-choice" movement, which has championed the legal destruction of 55 million unborn humans since 1973, is seeking a more youthful image.