Turkish archaeologists excavating the world's largest known underground city in the Cappadocia region of central Turkey have found a fifth century underground church with scenes of Jesus rising into the sky.
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson responded to North Korea's launch of a satellite or similar device into orbit during the weekend provoking the U.S. and its allies, saying, as president, he would use "every arrow in our quiver," including military, to check the nuclear and missile technology of the communist dictatorship.
ISIS is crucifying civilians accused of spying by stringing them up on advertising billboards and leaving them there to hang for days in the Libyan city of Sirte.
In its new recommendations, the Centers for Disease Control says young women should completely abstain from alcohol so that babies are not born with fetal alcohol syndrome, the leading known preventable cause of developmental and physical birth defects in the U.S.
Canada's Christian leaders and medical practitioners expressed concerns to lawmakers over a proposed law on physician-assisted death, which, they say, would force them to perform legalized euthanasia.
In his first interview on China, Pope Francis urged the world not to fear the communist country's fast rise and sent Chinese New Year's greetings to the Chinese people and President Xi Jinping, but didn't raise the issue of religious restrictions.
The Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Saturday denied reports that his country is constructing a concrete wall around the capital city of Baghdad to prevent attacks from the Islamic State terror group.
Wheaton College and Professor Larycia Hawkins, who was facing disciplinary action for saying that Muslims and Christians worship the same God, have reached a confidential agreement in which Hawkins will leave the college, the evangelical institution said on Saturday.
While announcing the lineup for Saturday's Republican presidential debate in Manchester, New Hampshire, ABC News excluded Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina despite calls from her fellow GOP candidates to feature her.
Francis Chan, best-selling author and founder of Radius International, spoke at Liberty University's Convocation, urging the Christian students to embrace suffering, without which, he said, they can't experience change in their lives.
Joni Eareckson Tada, an evangelical Christian author and international advocate for people with disabilities, on Friday endorsed Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio, praising his commitment to "a compassionate social conservatism."
Hollywood producers Mark Burnett and Roma Downey spoke at the National Prayer Breakfast Thursday, recalling how their faith in Jesus led them to build their careers on "family-friendly franchises," and how their friends "warned" them against making "The Bible" miniseries.
On his show "Real Time," HBO host Bill Maher discussed the covering up of nude statues in Rome during Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's visit there, saying he wishes American liberals were as intolerant toward Islamic terror as they are toward Christians.
Theologian D.A. Carson, president of The Gospel Coalition, explored the ground of all human assurances before God, tackling the question in a message about which matters more, the intensity of faith or its object.
Theologian John Piper explained how the church in America is living with "cultural indifference or derision or exclusion or hostility," and why this is not strange but normal.
The Obama administration handed more than a dozen immigrant children to human traffickers as it failed to conduct proper background checks of caregivers, according to the report of a bipartisan U.S. Senate investigation.
The International Olympic Committee has adopted new guidelines to allow transgender athletes to take part in this year's games in Rio de Janeiro without having to undergo sex reassignment surgery.
Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida now has the support of more than 70 percent of evangelical leaders and influencers, and remains their top presidential pick for the seventh month in a row, according to WORLD magazine's monthly surveys.
Pro-life activists returning to the Midwest in dozens of buses after taking part in the March for Life in Washington, D.C., were stranded on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
One Million Moms, a nonprofit family-interest group, has managed to convince the manufacturer Sleep Number to stop funding CBS' new comedy series, "Angel from Hell," starring Jane Lynch, which, it says, disrespects Christianity.
A judge in Minnesota has ruled that a national check-printing company must pay $115,000 and apologize to a transgender "woman" for banning "her" from using the women's restroom.
The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom has urged the authoritarian government of Eritrea to release Patriarch Abune Antonio, who was illegally removed as head of the Eritrean Orthodox Church and remains in detention for 10 years.
Pastor Saeed Abedini, who was released last week from an Iranian prison after more than three years, has arrived in the United States, and is resting and meeting with family members at the Billy Graham Training Center in North Carolina.
A new militia comprising about 300 armed "Christians" has emerged in the Muslim-majority, conflict-ridden Central Mindanao region in southern Philippines, and it says it is training to fight local terror groups and those claiming allegiance to ISIS.
The Protestant State church in Western Germany, the second largest denomination in the country with more than 700 parishes, has overwhelmingly voted to allow same-sex marriage and register them as official unions.