J. David Kuo, an evangelical Christian conservative who led President George W. Bush's faith-based initiative but then criticized the effort, died in Charlotte, N.C.
Former President Bill Clinton said Sunday that America will have "some very good choices" for president, further fueling speculation about his wife, Hillary Clinton's, potential presidential run in 2016.Tags Politics
Texas Gov. Rick Perry dedicated the new $130 million campus of First Baptist Church of Dallas, led by Pastor Robert Jeffress, on Sunday, two months after evangelical athlete Tim Tebow canceled his scheduled appearance at the church over controversy regarding Jeffress.
Members of Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, Calif., came together this weekend to pray and worship, and "to be real" in facing the death of the 27-year-old son of their pastor, Rick Warren, after a lifelong struggle with mental illness.
The History Channel's "The Bible," a television miniseries produced by Roma Downey and Mark Burnett that concluded on March 31 Easter Sunday with strong ratings, is now out on home video.
The tragedy of the 27-year-old son of Pastor Rick Warren taking his own life after a lifelong struggle with mental illness calls for a commitment by Christians to help create space for and minister to those with mental illnesses, says the Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference.
Archaeologists in Israel have announced the discovery of a 1,500-year-old lantern adorned with crosses and a wine press. The rare items offer more insight into life during the Byzantine period.2 comments
Final scorekeeping adjustments by the White House will cut $1 billion from the 2013 continuing resolution to fund the government for the next six months, according to documents released days before President Obama releases his budget.
A federal judge in New York ordered the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday to make the Plan B emergency contraceptive pill available to young teens and girls without a doctor's prescription. The White House promptly responded by saying the age restriction was the "right common-sense approach."
Mega-pop star Justin Bieber, who has been vocal about his Christian faith and has admitted to some of his weaknesses, said while he is talented, he is what he is because a forgiving God had a purpose for him to help others.3 comments
Roma Downey, a Roman Catholic and co-creator of the History Channel's "The Bible" miniseries, said Pope Francis is "a new pope of hope," whose leadership and humility are sowing the seeds of hope in people's hearts and lives.10 comments
President Barack Obama will return 5 percent of his salary to the Treasury to show solidarity with federal workers who must take unpaid leave due to deep spending cuts that went into effect last month, the White House said.
A Florida professor, who drew widespread criticism after telling his students to step on a piece of paper with Jesus written on it, said he believes in Jesus as his lord and savior, but his institution should not bar the use of the exercise, which is part of a textbook, just because it's offensive.
President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, will attend the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Center at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, on the April 25, the White House has confirmed.
Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai is in the Qatari capital Doha on a two-day visit, aimed at accelerating possible negotiations with the Taliban, and will discuss establishing a contact office for the Afghan insurgents in the Gulf Arab state, a U.S. ally.