As Iraqi assault troops begin to enter key parts of Mosul city for the first time in two years, Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi reportedly keeps his suicide vest on even while sleeping lest he be caught alive.
A new poll has found that a majority of voters support legislation to limit abortions after five months, a point by which the unborn child demonstrably feels pain. President-elect Donald Trump has pledged to sign the legislation into law.
A 1,500-year-old stone inscription of the Ten Commandments, which was described as a "national treasure" of Israel, has been sold in an auction for $850,000 in California.
The parents of a 4-year-old girl, who suffered severe burns in a terror attack on a church in Indonesia's East Kalimantan province, have forgiven the accused, identified as a former convicted terrorist linked to the Islamic State group, and have said they will not even ask God to punish him.
Police in Indonesia have charged the Muslim-majority country's only Christian governor, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, who is popularly known as "Ahok," with blasphemy based on a complaint filed by Muslim groups after the official challenged an interpretation of a verse in the Quran that says Muslims cannot vote for a non-Muslim candidate.
Pakistan's television regulatory body has banned all 11 Christian TV channels airing in the country and arrested at least six cable operators for defying the order, according to reports.
The Iraqi army has regained control of the country's ancient Assyrian city of Calah, mentioned in the Bible's first book Genesis and also known as Nimrud, from the Islamic State but the pictures emerging from the ancient landmark reveal how the jihadists attempted to wipe out its monuments and statues due to their "non-Islamic" character.
Christians are gradually returning to their homes in the Christian town of Keramlis on the Nineveh Plains in northern Iraq more than two years after it fell to the Islamic State terror group, but their excitement soon disappears as they see their churches desecrated and their homes damaged.
President-elect Donald Trump is in the process of deciding who will serve in his new administration, and the list of possible picks includes both well-known and lesser-known figures.
Should Jesus have waited until now to come to earth, instead of coming 2,000 years ago, as He could have reached the whole world with radio and television and the internet? No, says evangelist Billy Graham, and explains why Jesus came to earth at exactly the right time.
Nearly 60 percent of Donald Trump voters say the Republican Party platform's "strong positions on unborn human life and religious liberty" were a key reason behind their decision to back the president-elect, according to a post-election survey released Friday.
In an open letter, an Assyrian Christian group has congratulated President-elect Donald Trump, drawing his attention to the ongoing genocide of Christians by the Islamic State terror group in the Middle East and urging him to fulfil promises and help them return home.
Pastor Greg Laurie interviewed New York Times best-selling author Eric Metaxas at Harvest Christian Fellowship in California on exercising our faith as an American, as people go to the polls to decide who will be the next president.
Anna Duggar is looking to divorce her husband, reality television star Josh Duggar, who had earlier admitted to a pornography addiction and ended his stay at a Christian rehabilitation facility in March, according to reports.
As Christians from around the world are facing persecution in unprecedented numbers, churches and Christian organizations will hold special prayers for the protection of Christians in persecuted countries on Sunday to mark the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church 2016.
On his show "Real Time," comedian and HBO host Bill Maher said "liberals made a big mistake" by attacking and "crying wolf" on former President George W. Bush and other Republican nominees, who were all "honorable men."
Two Australian artists have set up what they call an "ecosexual bathhouse" at a festival of experimental art in Sydney where people are invited to have sex with the earth to help secure the future of the planet.
Lebanon's parliament has elected former general Michel Aoun, a Christian, as president, ending a two-and-a-half-year power vacuum and leading to celebrations in the country's Christian areas. The new leader, the only Christian head of state in the Middle East, is backed by the Hezbollah movement.
As federal investigators were able to obtain the warrant needed to review new messages found on a laptop used by Hilary Clinton aide Huma Abedin and her husband, Anthony Weiner, that could be relevant to the completed investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of private server, there are five things readers need to know.
Is Halloween a pagan holiday? David Mathis, executive editor for desiringGod.org, says it's "not the devil's day, but ours."
ISIS' New Propaganda Video Shows Killings of Christians, Crucifixions, Cubs of the Caliphate Executing Captives
A new propaganda video released by Islamic State shows Christians being killed, children being beaten up, women being executed, men being crucified and cubs of the "caliphate" executing captives under its brand of Sharia law.
Iraqi Christians Seek to Rebuild Ancient Heartland; ISIS Uses Thousands of Hostages as Human Shields in Mosul
As Iraq's largest Christian-majority town of Qaraqosh has been liberated from the Islamic State, Christians are returning with the hope to rebuild destroyed structures as well as their lives.
Persecution of Christians is getting worse as up to 75 percent of the world's population now lives without religious freedom, European Union's special envoy Jan Figel said, marking the International Freedom of Religion or Belief Day this week.
A new report on Americans' attitudes toward socialism says that statements of Karl Marx have more support among millennials than what the Bible says about work and people's right to eat.
Days before the presidential election, FBI director James Comey says the agency is re-opening its investigation into Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server when she was secretary of state, as it has discovered new messages, which "appear to be pertinent" to the probe.