The Penn State University sex-abuse scandal that has shaken one of the top football programs in the country, with former defense coordinator Jerry Sandusky at the forefront, has captured national attention and catapulted the issue of child sexual abuse into the spotlight.
The president of The Second Mile, the charity founded by former Penn State University defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky who is being charged with sexually abusing eight boys, has resigned.
A companion guide to Rob Bell's controversial work published earlier this year, Love Wins: Heaven, Hell, and the Fate of Every Person Who Ever Lived, is scheduled to be released tomorrow.
Former Navy Chaplain Gordon James Klingenschmitt has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Navy in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, insisting his religious rights were violated when he was dismissed from his position for praying "in Jesus' name."
Police are investigating two deaths that occured at Occupy encampments in California and Vermont on Thursday.
A New Jersey judge has ruled that tenured first-grade teacher Jennifer O'Brien, who works in an impoverished school district in Paterson, should lose her job after posting on her Facebook page last March: "I'm not a teacher — I'm a warden for future criminals."
The president of the International Christian Union and the American Coptic Association, Monir A. Dawoud, has written a letter to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, asking for the United States's support in protecting the Copts, or Christians of Egypt, from the Muslim Brotherhood as the country undergoes major social and political unrest.
MSNBC's "Meet the Press" Host David Gregory landed himself in hot water Wednesday morning after using a racially-charged phrase while speaking about the sexual harassment allegations being made against GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain on the "Today" show.
Michelle Duggar and husband James Robert "Jim Bob" Duggar, stars of TLC's popular reality show "19 Kids and Counting," have responded to the criticism they received after just announcing Tuesday that they are expecting their 20th child on NBC's "Today" program.
Some Christian viewers were a little less than thrilled to see pastor Joel Osteen welcome television mogul Oprah Winfrey to an 11 a.m. service last Sunday at Lakewood Church.
Over the past week, the world has been seeing a remarkable increase in seismic activity, with earthquakes being reported all over the globe. Just this weekend, Oklahoma had a record 23 quakes hit the state, with the first one on Saturday being its strongest yet at a magnitude of 5.6.
A ban that once restricted all gay men from donating blood in the United Kingdom has been partially lifted by the Department of Health after a recent study conducted by the advisory committee on the Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs concluded that it had no reason to exclusively ban gay men from donating.
Relatives of international pop superstar Michael Jackson were overjoyed yesterday as a guilty verdict was delivered in the case of Dr. Conrad Murray, as were the thousands of fans that showed up outside of the courthouse Monday afternoon to show support for the late singer.
The recent video that has been circulating on the Internet of Texas Judge William Adams beating his 16-year-old daughter with a leather belt has done more than spark outrage and disgust from members of the online community. It has now sparked a debate on parenting skills and the appropriateness of corporal punishment.
Television mogul Oprah Winfrey and stage and movie producer Tyler Perry created a stir with a surprise appearance at Pastor Joel Osteen's Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas, Sunday for an 11 a.m. service.
Two Penn State administrators were facing charges Monday of perjury and failing to report suspected child abuse involving the school's former defense coordinator, Jerry Sandusky.
As the jury deliberates the fate of Dr. Conrad Murray, the cardiologist facing involuntary manslaughter in the death of pop superstar Michael Jackson, fans of the late singer are taking to Twitter to express their hopes for a guilty verdict.
Police have announced that the Texas judge that has recently come under fire for beating his then-16-year-old daughter in a video that went viral will not be prosecuted for assault-related charges.
Family Radio founder Harold Camping may have missed the mark when he predicted the world was going to end this year, first in May and then October, but is he that far off?
A new mandate that will require New York public middle and high schools to implement sex education classes providing graphic details and descriptions of various sexual acts has the Christian movement "True Love Waits" calling for an abstinence alternative to the programs.
Amazon.com announced on its website Thursday that it will be making a lending library available to Kindle owners who have Amazon Prime membership, which will allow users to borrow one book per month from a list of thousands of titles, with no due dates to worry about.
The recent video that has been circulating on the Web of Texas Judge William Adams brutally beating his 16-year-old daughter with a leather belt has done more than spark outrage and disgust from members of the online community. It has now sparked a debate on parenting skills and the appropriateness of corporal punishment.
A 46-year-old German Catholic priest has reportedly been indicted on 267 counts of sexual contact with children in the town of Salzgitter where he ran a parish.
The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) is releasing more than 1,600 messages from the Christian evangelist's ministry, all of which will be available for streaming on his website, www.billygraham.com.
Amidst the frantic search for 11-month-old baby Lisa Irwin, who disappeared Oct. 3 from her Kansas City home, many officials fear that the family drama and legal troubles behind the scenes may be hurting the case, the most recent of which includes the split of the family's attorneys, according to ABC News.