Ellen DeGeneres, one of show business' most high-profile lesbians, said it wasn't good for her popular talk show "Ellen" to give a "platform" to legendary gospel singer Kim Burrell, who had been axed from the show after a video of her condemning homosexuality in a sermon surfaced.
A transgender man who was born female has filed a federal lawsuit against a Catholic hospital in New Jersey for refusing to allow a surgeon to perform a hysterectomy as part of a gender transition due to the facility's religious beliefs.
At least 55,000 youth from 90 countries and all 50 U.S. states filled the Georgia Dome for the three-day Passion 2017 conference this week, and made history by sponsoring more than 7,000 children in El Salvador, Rwanda, Tanzania and Indonesia.
An Islamic State general, who has been designated by the United States as a global terrorist, is back in Europe from Syria along with about 400 of his soldiers, many of whom crossed the borders disguised as refugees.
New pictures have emerged that show the shattered remains of the ancient Assyrian city of Calah, mentioned in the Bible's first book Genesis and also known as Nimrud. The area was liberated from the Islamic State terror group in November.
Two assistant priests in Myanmar, also known as Burma, remain missing since the Christmas Eve after they helped local journalists cover the bombing of their Catholic church building in the conflict-ridden Shan state, according to reports.
A 22-year-old asylum seeker from Afghanistan stabbed a 50-year-old Christian woman for reading the Bible at an asylum centre in Austria.
A Turkish court has denied the appeal of a Christian pastor from North Carolina, who was imprisoned last month in Turkey on a false terrorism charge because of his Christian faith, according to the American Center for Law and Justice.
Nearly two-thirds of American adults believe it's a good idea to live with one's significant other before they get married as they see it as a rite of passage, according to a new report by The Barna Group.
Just before her death, "Singin' in the Rain" star Debbie Reynolds wanted to be with her daughter, Carrie Fisher, the Hollywood icon's son, Todd Fisher, said in a media interview.
Christians living in Islamic countries as well as in the world's two most populous countries of India and China are set to face heightened threats of violent persecution at the hands of both state and non-state actors in 2017, Release International has warned.
Is belief in the virgin birth and the resurrection of Jesus essential to being a Christian?
Do you have to go to church every weekend and be a member to follow Jesus Christ? In fact, it's essential, says Sam Allberry of Ravi Zacharias International Ministries in the United Kingdom, and explains why in a video message.
Turkey on Monday called for aerial support from the U.S.-led international coalition in its fight against Islamic State in al-Bab near the Syrian border and also promised to extend the scope of the fight to the terror group's de facto capital Raqqa provided President-elect Donald Trump's administration restricts Kurdish forces from participating in the efforts.
Indonesia's only Christian Gov. Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, popularly known as "Ahok," is undergoing a blasphemy trial at a time when the gubernatorial election is less than two months away. At stake, however, is not just the political career of the official, but also the political culture of the Muslim-majority country.
The Tim Tebow Foundation has helped an American woman to adopt a 4-year-old boy, who was deaf and had been abandoned by his parents in China. The boy can now hear after medical tests and treatment, also sponsored by the Christian athlete's charity.
The Islamic State terror group has released and circulated a new video purportedly showing two uniformed Turkish soldiers being forced to crawl and then burned alive in northern Syria.
A school in Sweden says it has stripped a Christmas carol of its reference to Christianity because children need to be prepared for a "changing world" and inclusion.
Evangelical Christian leader Russell Moore congratulated Chick-fil-A for being America's most popular fast-food chain, according to the Foursquare app check-ins.
Almost six in 10 Americans prefer "Merry Christmas" to "Happy Holidays," and a strong majority associates the meaning of the season with the birth of Jesus, a recent poll has found.
What does it mean when we say in our prayer, "Give us this day our daily bread?" The Bible tells us that bread represents four things, explains Pastor Rick Warren of the California-based Saddleback megachurch.
At Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas, a student asked Christian apologist and author Frank Turek, "Why does the Bible not talk about dinosaurs?" Here's what he replied.
The Islamic State terror group has developed a mobile application to indoctrinate young children in Iraq and Syria by allowing them to blow up Western landmarks, including Big Ben, the Eiffel Tower and Statue of Liberty in 9/11 style attacks.
Sen. Ted Cruz has urged leaders of the Smithsonian Institution to add Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas to its museum of African-American History and Culture due to his "enormous legacy and impact."
The evangelical church in Nigeria which collapsed last week killing at least 160 people had several structural faults and was constructed without any building permit, according to the regulators.