Syria's Christian community is said to be going against the tide in the nation's Arab Spring protests by supporting President Bashar Assad. It is a move for self-preservation for the country's roughly 2.5 million Orthodox Christian's, who fear religious intolerance will grow if Syria's government is toppled.
Billboard advertisements have once again become a source of ire for special-interest, religious and other groups. This time it is a series of billboards posted in Florida, Ohio and New Jersey by American Atheists, which question Christian beliefs.
Whether it be the recent comments by former NFL quarterback Kurt Warner, jokes from comedians or the plethora of jabs from opposing football fans, one thing remains true: a lot of people have a lot to say about Tim Tebow and the Denver Broncos quarterback's outspokenness about his faith.
Faith-based lobbying in Washington D.C., is a nearly $400 million per year industry and the number of faith-based lobbyists in the nation's capital has tripled since 1970. Nonetheless, the effectiveness of the religious-interest efforts are questionable, despite the staggering monetary and practician figures.
Faith-based and religious universities are making cuts — in tuition as well as from their names — to retain students and prevent further declines in enrollments.
Faith-based and religious universities are cutting and slashing tuition costs in an effort to stay afloat in a changing economy and curb declining enrollment numbers. At the same time, dropping enrollment rates also stem from cultural worries from U.S. students concerned with whether job prospects will be limited with a degree from a faith-based university.
Senior U.S. government officials have praised Burma’s recent efforts to reform and reduce human rights abuses, as U.S. Secretary of State Hilary Clinton prepares to visit the country Wednesday. But large swaths of the population appear to be absent from any official efforts by Burmese officials, including the largely Christian minority population in Kachin State.
Religious and faith-based charities are competing with retail giants like Walmart and Amazon for consumer dollars this Cyber Monday, the day when consumers turn to the Internet for bargains not offered in stores on Black Friday.
A shooting at a Chicago hospital Thursday left one woman dead and another injured, according to reports.
Residents in Morocco are voting in a parliamentary election Friday, marking the first post-Arab Spring voting in the northern Africa country.
The number of faith-based lobbyists in Washington, D.C., has tripled since 1970, making it a nearly $400 million per-year industry. But in today's political climate in the nation's capital, the staggering sums spent on lobbying by religious organizations are mere drop in the bucket compared to those spent on behalf of corporate interests.
Kris Humphries is apparently capitalizing on the publicity surrounding his recent divorce from Kim Kardashian by signing an endorsement deal with Sector, a watch company.
New Iran sanctions imposed by western nations have led to a war-of-words between eastern and western countries as Russia joins the ranks by vehemently opposing the new measures.
Tim Tebow may have captured the nation’s attention on the football field, but a new poll suggests that quarterback Aaron Rodgers is the most popular public figure in the U.S. – ranking behind only Abraham Lincoln and Jesus.
The NCAA has joined a growing number of organizations launching investigations into Penn State in the wake of the sex abuse scandal that has marred defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky's career, and has put an end to head coach Joe Paterno's and that of other university officials.
Bank of America has made millions of dollars from ATM charges from people withdrawing unemployment benefits, according to reports. The massive profits, stem from fees associated with withdrawals made from Bank of America accounts on another institution's ATMs.
More than 1,000 residents have fled to makeshift refugee camps in the Burmese jungles near the China border as fighting between government troops and rebel groups intensifies in Kachin State, the largely Christian region in northern Burma.
Syracuse University is facing a similar sex-abuse-by-a-coach scandal that has rocked Penn State and its former football coach Jerry Sandusky, and led to the ouster of coach Joe Paterno and other top college officials.
Burmese authorities have detained the owner of an orphanage in connection to a bombing that killed 10 people and injured 27 on Sunday.
Police arrested the mother of a 13-month-old boy a day after the child was found dead near a suburban St. Louis, Mo., cemetery.
Two residential treatment facilities in Colorado Springs, Colo., that lost federal funding after requiring residents to participate in Bible study classes are likely to remain open after television personality Glenn Beck gave the shelters a $55,000 grant.
Ilya Zhitomirskiy, co-founder of the social networking site Diaspora, died from an apparent suicide, according to reports.
Black Friday deals offered by online coupon sites, such as couponsnapshot.com, offer even more ways to save for customers planning on cashing in on the plethora of deals offered by retailers this holiday season.
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear arguments in a dispute over the constitutionality of the Obama administration's overhaul of the healthcare laws, which requires most Americans to purchase insurance or face a penalty.
Amazon's Kindle Fire has shipped a day early amid rave reviews from tech companies praising Amazon’s answer to Apple's iPad.