A number of churches in Florida are boycotting Pepsi products to send a message to companies involved in "anti-family" activities.
A church in Louisville, Ky., plans to ordain a registered sex offender this coming Sunday but won't allow him to have unsupervised contact with children.
The U.S. Congress reconvenes Tuesday, following its monthlong recess, with the debate over a national health care overhaul dominating its agenda.
The chief archbishop of the Episcopal Church of Sudan is calling upon the international community to urge their respective government officials to be more active in the effort to bring peace to the conflict-stricken country.
Two networks of faith-based humanitarian and development groups will be sending a delegation to this month's high-level U.N. event on climate change to ask world leaders to give the highest political priority to a new climate deal.
At least 100 people were likely killed by the 7.0-magnitude earthquake that rocked Indonesia's main island of Java last week, an official said Monday. Meanwhile, over 88,000 people have been left homeless.
Americans are continuing to choose to live with fewer material possessions, according to the recently released results of a new Zogby Interactive poll.
The father of the late Terri Shiavo, whose right-to-life case drew attention worldwide, died from heart failure this past weekend at a hospital in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Hundreds of people gathered Monday to celebrate the life of an Oklahoma pastor who was found slain last week inside her church.
Ecumenical Christian leaders around the world congratulated Norwegian theologian Dr. Olav Fykse Tveit on his election Thursday as the next general secretary of the World Council of Churches.
The average ACT score of homeschooled students in 2009 was higher than the national average, according to recently published data.
The nation's largest faith-based organization of physicians warned Wednesday of the potential for pro-suicide ideology to seep into law and government policy.
Admirers of 18th century abolitionist William Wilberforce remembered him Monday – the 250th anniversary of his birth date – by reflecting on his life and carrying on the British statemen's call for the end of slavery.
A representative of the global humanitarian agency Church World Service said she was pleased with the World Water Week conference's "outright acknowledgment that access to water is key."
Governments must honor their commitments to allow aid agencies access to vulnerable communities, insists a confederation of 162 Catholic relief, development and social service groups .
Though churches were not the target of the latest wave of explosions in Iraq, church leaders are appealing to the international community to do what they can to encourage and support the violence-plagued country and its people.
The new director of the National Institutes of Health gave assurance this week that he has no religious agenda for the nation's premiere medical research agency amid concerns over his deeply held Christian beliefs.
Two Christian psychologists who have advised a number of churches and community groups on the sex-related problems that plague society have released a book that chronicles the problem of addiction to Internet pornography among Christians, including pastors, and describes problems that this type of addiction can create.
A Detroit-area pastor who was severely stabbed over 30 times in his home earlier this month was released from the hospital Tuesday after recovering at a pace that many, including doctors, have described as miraculous.
Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan promised democratic reforms Saturday during a rare meeting with the religious minority leaders of his country.
Delegates to the fifth World Congress of Families concluded their gathering this past week with the release of a declaration affirming that "the future of nations rests on families that are spiritually grounded."
The father of a teenage girl who ran away from home because she feared her Muslim family would kill her for converting to Christianity denies ever threatening his daughter and says she's being "coached" by the pastor of a church in Orlando, Fla.
A U.S. government agency's decision to place India on a list of potential religious freedom violators is "regrettable," said India's foreign ministry.
Somali Islamic extremists beheaded four Christians recently after kidnapping them last month, according to eyewitness accounts reported to International Christian Concern (ICC).
The most comprehensive survey of homeschoolers in America in more than a decade found a large gap between students educated at home and those educated in public institutions.