The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) will honor formerly imprisoned journalist Roxana Saberi with its 2010 Award of Valor next month during its annual convention in Atlanta.
Delegates from 192 countries have gathered in Copenhagen for the high-anticipated U.N. summit on climate change, which seeks agreement on a post-2012 climate change deal that will replace the current Kyoto Protocol.
Kenya is facing one of the worst cholera outbreaks in a decade and at least 122 people have died in the past month as a result of the epidemic sweeping across the east African nation.
With less than five months before national elections, leaders of Episcopal Church of the Sudan (ECS) said the 2005 Sudanese Comprehensive Peace Agreement is on the brink of collapse.
Two Canadian church leaders who will be attending the U.N. Climate Change Conference next month believe faith and science "must intersect" at the highly- anticipated gathering of world leaders.
For the 118th time, The Salvation Army has kicked off its annual Red Kettle Christmas campaign. This year, however, may prove to be much different from years before with the implementation of modern day technologies.
A partner of anti-poverty group Christian Aid released a report Friday that calculates for the first time the "unavoidable cost" of climate change in Africa – both in relation to finances and to people.
The Salvation Army officially kicks off its 2009 Red Kettle Christmas campaign Thursday during the nationally televised halftime show for the Dallas Cowboys Thanksgiving Day game against the Oakland Raiders.
The head of a confederation of Catholic relief, development and social service groups said Tuesday that it is a "basic human right" that children with HIV are allowed to grow up and become adults.
Christian humanitarian agency World Vision has launched a global five-year campaign to reduce the number of child and infant deaths, which currently stands around 8.8 million each year.
There were over 7,000 incidents of hate crimes reported last year with a large majority having been against race, according to a new report released Monday by the FBI.
A Vatican researcher claims she found nearly invisible text on the Shroud of Turin that includes the words "Jesus Nazarene" and mention of a death sentence.
The international relief and development agency of America's two largest Lutheran denominations has expressed concern over the increased violence against its partners in northern Colombia.
America will always speak out for the core principles that have served as the nation's "compass," President Obama said during his first full day of his visit to China.
The head of the Serbian Orthodox Church died peacefully Sunday after receiving the Sacrament, according to an announcement by the five-million-member church body.
International Christian groups are responding to the recent flooding and mudslides in El Salvador that has claimed at least 130 lives so far and left another 60 missing.
Celebration over the narrow passing of a health care reform bill by members of the House Saturday was short-lived, as few Democratic moderates in the Senate view the plan as acceptable.
There has been an outpouring of prayers across the nation in the aftermath of the deadly rampage that claimed the lives of 13 and left 30 wounded at the Army post in Fort Hood, Texas.
The Democratic-controlled House narrowly passed a bill Saturday that aims to expand health care coverage to tens of millions of Americans who lack it.
The Italian government will appeal a ruling by the European Court of Human Rights, which decided this past week that hanging of crucifixes school classrooms violates religious and education freedoms.
Charismatic speaker Joyce Meyer and her son might be asked to testify in a murder trial involving their ministry's former chief of security.
The spiritual leader of world's 300 million Orthodox Christians met with President Obama on Tuesday and raised the issue of climate change, following up on a conversation they had engaged in during the president's visit to Turkey.
Parents of a baby born with a severe birth defect faced off against one another in a British court Monday to determine their child's fate.
The interdenominational Christian university founded by charismatic televangelist Pat Robertson has found its next president following a six-month national search that began with Robertson's announced intention to retire.
A Detroit-area pastor who was severely stabbed over 30 times in his home this past summer returned to the pulpit of his church Sunday to talk about the experience that almost left him dead.