An unlikely group of conservative evangelicals issued a statement Tuesday calling for just immigration reform that includes an earned pathway for undocumented immigrants already in the country.
A seven-foot war memorial cross at the center of a nearly 10-year court battle was reported stolen. The metal cross at the Mojave National Preserve in California was removed Sunday night
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, dubbed the "green patriarch" because of his environmental activism, called the recent oil spill in the Gulf Coast a sin against nature and God.
Nigeria swore in its new president, a Christian, this week after months of leadership confusion while its elected president was receiving medical treatment.
Opponents of Washington, D.C.'s new same-sex marriage law took the battle to the court of appeals Tuesday, demanding that the issue be decided by the people, not by legislators.
Though overshadowed by flying accusations between Iran and the U.S. on Monday, the opening day of the U.N.'s conference on the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty offered some hopeful signs, said a global church body.
President Obama has issued a proclamation declaring this Thursday as National Day of Prayer. In his proclamation, he states that prayer has long been an important part of U.S. history.
In response to national uproar over potential racial profiling, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signed on Friday a bill that modified some aspects of the state's immigration law.
From New York City to San Jose, faith communities this weekend will be holding prayer vigils to urge federal lawmakers to quickly pass comprehensive immigration reform in light of the recent strict Arizona law.
Protestant Christians are making it clear that they have no problem with a Protestant-less Supreme Court, though they admit that such an event would be a bit odd considering the majority of the nation's population is Protestant.
Fifty-two percent of Americans said Jesus speaks to them by influencing or connecting directly with their mind, emotions or feelings, according to a survey conducted by The Barna Group.
Church leaders quickly voiced opposition to Arizona's new immigration laws on Friday. They complain that not only will the rules be ineffective in solving the problem, but will promote discrimination.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signed into law on Friday a contentious immigration bill that has drawn heavy criticism from President Obama and a group of Christian leaders.
The love of sports transcends culture and nationality and is therefore being used this week to promote peace between Israel and Palestinians.
Despite news on the contrary, the Haitian judge overseeing the case of the ten American volunteers who tried to take children out of the country said Monday that all charges remain standing.
Authorities from a central Iranian city recently arrested a Christian teen and charged him with insulting the Muslim faith.
A northern, Muslim-majority state in Nigeria ramped up security on Sunday in response to the murder of a local pastor and his wife earlier in the week.
While some Christian groups are urging parents to pull their children from school Friday to protest the annual Day of Silence, others are encouraging Christian students to attend and show support for school safety for all.
Gay rights activists failed to gather enough signatures to put on the November ballot an initiative to repeal California's marriage protection act.
Polish President Lech Kaczynski, who died in a tragic plane crash Saturday, was remembered Monday by an international pro-family network as a strong advocate of family values.
This weekend, Christians worldwide are uniting in intercessory prayer on behalf of addicts and their families. Believers are also interceding for those addicted to pornography and gambling.
The two Iranian female converts to Christianity, who were released in November, will again appear before a judge next Tuesday, an Iran-focused Christian ministry reported.
Malaysia has created an interfaith panel to advise the government on divisive religious issues, an official said Wednesday. It was formed to promote greater understanding between the Muslim majority and minority faiths
A U.S. citizen who is said to be a devout Christian was sentenced to eight years of hard labor by North Korea, the North's official news agency reported Wednesday.
Darfuri Muslims are working with Christians to build a church in Southern Sudan as a symbol of reconciliation and gratitude.