Christians in Syria are reportedly supporting embattled Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, who was slapped with sanctions by the U.S. government on Wednesday. Syrian Christians fear that a political change will result in them losing their religious freedom
A former New York City pastor was sworn in as Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom on Monday. Dr. Suzan Johnson Cook has finally filled the nation’s top religious freedom post that has been empty since the start of the Obama administration.
Stephen Hawking, the famed British cosmologist and bestselling author, asserted that there is no heaven and dismissed the idea of an afterlife in a recent interview.
Delaware Governor Jack Markell signed into law Wednesday the bill legalizing same-sex civil unions.
House Speaker John Boehner responded Thursday to the criticisms of a group of Roman Catholic academics, rejecting their claim that his budget cut decisions are hurting the poor.
Two Algerian Christians may face up to five years in prison for proselytizing, a religious freedom group reported on Monday.
The White House responded Monday to Franklin Graham’s adverse remarks about President Obama, calling the birther charges “preposterous.”
Americans are becoming both more secular and more religious at the same time because the “mushy middle” is disappearing and the country is becoming more polarized, said Pastor Tim Keller on Sunday.
Christopher Hitchens disclosed to his atheist comrades on Friday that he has now lost his voice to esophageal cancer but his atheistic beliefs remain stronger than ever.
Franklin Graham said Sunday that the nation is in “big trouble” under the leadership of President Obama and that he is having an increasingly positive view of billionaire Donald Trump running for president as he hears more from him.
President Obama, the First Lady, and their two daughters attended a historic black church in Washington, D.C. for Easter service on Sunday.
Another Afghan Christian convert, who was also in prison at the same time as more well-known convert Said Musa, was recently released and has made it to a safe country, reported a Christian persecution watchdog group on Wednesday.
More than 60 churches were burned and thousands of Christian-owned homes destroyed in Nigeria’s predominantly Muslim north after the recent election of incumbent Christian president Goodluck Jonathan, according to the Christian persecution watchdog group Open Doors.
Multiple tornadoes wreaked havoc on North Carolina over the weekend, leaving at least 22 people dead. On Sunday night, three Disaster Relief Units with emergency workers from Samaritan’s Purse arrived in the affected areas.
Police arrested the senior pastor of one of the largest unregistered churches in Beijing on Saturday and have put many congregants under house arrest for trying to hold Sunday service outdoors, said a rights group focused on religious freedom in China.
Delaware will be the eighth state to allow civil unions or comprehensive domestic partnerships for same-sex couples.
Infamous Quran-burning pastor Terry Jones has hijacked the Christian voice and caused misunderstanding about the faith as well as the U.S. government among Muslims around the world, said a Florida imam who last year prevented Jones from burning the Islamic holy book.
A federal court this week ruled against forcing Louisiana to recognize a gay couple on the birth certificate of their adoptive son.
Hell Pizza, a chain in New Zealand, has angered the Anglican Church over its new ad comparing its limited time offer of hot cross buns, which is decorated with a Satanist symbol, to Jesus.
A large, unregistered church in Beijing says it plans to continue holding outdoor Sunday services despite mass arrests of its congregants over the weekend during an open-air gathering.
Evangelist Luis Palau preached the Gospel to tens of thousands of people in Ho Chi Minh City, the largest city in communist Vietnam, this past weekend.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Friday denounced the murder of Pakistan’s Minorities Minister Shahbaz Bhatti and Christian minorities in Iraq, Egypt, and Nigeria during her presentation of the U.S. State Department’s annual human rights report.
Malaysian authorities have released about 5,000 "defaced" Bibles to the country's Christian leaders. On Thursday, the Bible Society of Malaysia's general secretary said that the organization plans to preserve as "museum pieces" the Bibles that were "defaced" by stamps and many government seals.
World famous atheist, Christopher Hitchens, made a surprising revelation recently that his former debate opponent, outspoken evangelical scientist Francis Collins, is behind a new experimental cancer treatment that he is using.
Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich spoke Sunday at a Texas megachurch where he railed against secularism and called for the defense of the nation's Christian values.