Laura Silsby, the leader of the ten U.S. volunteers accused of illegally taking dozens of children out of Haiti, was convicted Monday but then freed to return to the United States.
A former agent with the Shin Bet, Israel’s version of the FBI, confirmed the accuracy of the events told in the bestselling thriller Son of Hamas.
Hundreds of immigrant families and pro-immigration reform advocates demonstrated Monday morning outside of the Department of Homeland Security’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement office.
An alliance of atheist groups this week denounced the stealing of the Mojave Desert cross that is at the center of a nearly decade-long court battle.
Taking a more critical tone than in the past, Pope Benedict XVI said Tuesday that the Roman Catholic Church is embroiled in a sex scandal because of the "sin within" and not because of outside factors.Tags Pope
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 nightTags Court Cases
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.Tags Politics
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.