The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces on Sunday launched their "final" assault on Raqqa, the former de-facto capital of Islamic State, after a convoy of fighters from the terror group and their families were allowed to leave the city.
Pro-life groups Live Action and Susan B. Anthony List are urging Twitter to stop blocking life-affirming messaging that oppose abortion. Facebook, meanwhile, said it would have run such ads.
President Donald Trump proclaimed this week as National Character Counts Week, which is to "reflect on the character of determination, resolve, and honor that makes us proud to be American."
Speaking on Fox News, Robert Jeffress, senior pastor of First Baptist Dallas, urged all Christians and conservatives to call Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and tell him they are as mad as "H.E.-Double L" about his obstruction of President Donald Trump's nominations for judges who would protect conservative values.
A Mississippi school district has removed the novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" from a junior-high reading list, saying they received complaints that some of the book's language "makes people uncomfortable."
Newsweek is receiving criticism for calling the Family Research Council's Values Voter Summit a "hate group" in a story highlighting President Donald Trump as the keynote speaker at the event, which was also attended by his former strategist, Steve Bannon.
Bill Hybels, the founder and Senior Pastor of Willow Creek Community Church, announced the names of two leaders who will take on new roles to replace the role of senior pastor as he transitions out of the church leadership next year.
An Algerian Christian, who was sentenced to three years' imprisonment last year for a "blasphemous" Facebook post, has gone on a hunger strike to demand that he be transferred to a prison in his home province.
A Muslim convert in the United Kingdom threatened to blow up a hospital but authorities could not charge him under the Terrorism Act because his Facebook profile was set to "private."
The persecution of Christians is now "worse than at any time in history," according to a report by the Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need, which states that not only are Christians more persecuted than any other faith group, they are also experiencing the worst forms of persecution.
The globally popular soap brand Dove has apologized for "missing the mark" after it came under fire for a Facebook ad that depicted a black woman transforming into a white woman through its product.
Polish Catholics Demonstrate Along 2,000-Mile Border to Protest Secularization, Islamization in Europe
Thousands of Catholics in Poland got together along the country's borders during the weekend and formed human chains to pray for God's protection against the increasing "secularization" and "Islamization" of Europe.
The Office for National Statistics in the United Kingdom has proposed that citizens should not be required to mention their gender in the next census so that transgender and other non-binary people do not feel discriminated against.
A transgender group funded by taxpayers' money in the United Kingdom has been banned from talking to a family after it was revealed that the charity allegedly advised the mother to force her 7-year-old son to live as a girl.
A gay coffee shop owner in Seattle, Washington, evicted a group of Christians from his cafe after he came to know that they had evangelized on the streets prior to coming to his shop for a coffee break.
Robbie Wilkerson, the founding pastor of New Birth Christian Center church in Chicago, Illinois, has been sentenced to 37 months in prison for defrauding a food program for low-income children. His wife, Tasha Wilkerson, has been sentenced to 12 months and one day in prison.
Libya's interior ministry has said they have found a mass grave with the bodies of the 21 Coptic Christians who were beheaded by Islamic State two years ago.
The Indian government led by a Hindu nationalist party, which is believed to be cracking down on Christian groups, has banned the Believers Church, founded by K.P. Yohannan of Gospel for Asia, and three other groups associated with it, from receiving foreign funds.
President Donald Trump sat down with Mike Huckabee for the premiere episode of his new show "Huckabee," which will air Saturday night. In the interview, the president talks about one of his greatest assets, first lady Melania Trump.
President Donald Trump's administration has repealed the Obamacare's birth control mandate, which required employers to provide insurance to cover women's birth control and abortion-inducing drugs, but not all Christian groups agree with the decision.
Catholic bishops have condemned the violence that followed an attempt by Spain's national government to stop a secessionist referendum in the autonomous Catalonia region that injured more than 800 people. Nearly 90 percent of those who voted were in favor of independence, but Madrid has declared the vote illegal.
Boys singing in a church choir begin to compete for attention when teenage girls are in the audience, new research shows. The research was conducted in Germany with members of the St. Thomas Choir.
Islamic State fighters have fled their de-facto capital of Raqqa in Syria, leaving behind their sex slaves, who are now returning home. Two of them, both in their teens, spoke to media about their plight that lasted nearly three years.
"I had no fear of death," said Father Tom Uzhunnalil, the Indian priest who was held hostage by Islamist extremists for over 18 months in Yemen, as he arrived in New Delhi over the weekend. Three dozen fellow Salesian priests from across the country welcomed his homecoming.
A church in Britain has appointed a transgender man, who says he is neither exclusively male nor female, as a new associate pastor.