Seventeen members of Congress were listed in an amicus brief on Wednesday in support of a memorial cross in San Diego that was declared to violate the U.S. Constitution.
The trial of a suspect in the burning of a predominantly black church in Massachusetts just hours after Barack Obama was elected president begins Monday.
Seventy five percent of religious persecution in the world is against Christians, claims a new report by a U.K. Catholic organization.
Muammar al-Gaddafi shows no sign that he intends to let go of power, vowing Thursday to engage in a "decisive battle."
Japan's Emperor Akihito on Wednesday expressed deep concern over the nation's escalating nuclear crisis and said he was praying for the safety of people.
Japan tsunami survivors are living one day to the next in fear after facing three nuclear power plant explosions, scarcity of food, drinking water, and shelter despite freezing temperature.
The president of a Christian university in Florida recently abruptly resigned and admitted to money laundering and wire fraud.
Japan's earthquake and tsunami is likely to have killed more than 10,000 people in one state alone, according to the police chief of Miyagi prefecture (state) on Sunday.
At least 13 people were killed in a conflict between Christians and Muslims in Cairo, reported Egypt's state-run TV station on Wednesday.
The 5-month-old son of Sanctus Real's lead vocalist Matt Hammitt opened his eyes Saturday after undergoing his second heart surgery this week.
A large-scale clash between Muslims and Christians in a village 18 miles south of Cairo on Saturday has resulted in at least two deaths and a burnt church.
The funeral mass of minister for minorities Shahbaz Bhatti drew high-profile figures, but notably absent from the event were Pakistan President Asif Zardari and opposition leaders.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Sunday that the Obama administration is ready to offer "any type of assistance" to Libyan protesters trying to oust dictator Muammar al-Gaddafi.
Two of the world's largest Christian aid agencies are working together to respond to the 6.3-magnitude earthquake that struck New Zealand's second largest city Tuesday, killing at least 65 people.
Muslim extremists on Saturday abducted the daughter of a church building contractor who is involved in the controversial building of a church in northern Egypt, reports a Coptic rights organization.
Pakistan's Ministry for Religious Minorities survived the recent Cabinet reduction, with its representative reappointed Friday to be a member of President Asif Ali Zardari's Cabinet.
The trial of an Afghan man who is facing execution for converting to Christianity is illegal and must be stopped, said the religious liberty representative of the world's largest evangelical body.
A federal judge that oversees central Illinois threw out an atheist's lawsuit that demanded the return of a $20,000 state grant used towards restoring a giant 111-foot cross.
More than 99 percent of Southern Sudanese voted to secede from the north, a referendum official said Sunday in the first official preliminary result announcement.
Amid intensifying civil unrest and government crackdown in Egypt, two Christian groups in the United Kingdom plan to hold an interdenominational day of prayer for believers in the north African country.
Highly coveted football star, Ray Drew, Jr., announced Friday his decision to commit to the Georgia Bulldogs.
President Obama was called out by a conservative group for not strengthening the traditional family even though he spoke about the importance of parents in a child's educational success in his second State of the Union address on Tuesday evening.
More than 680 young people from different religions applied for the Tony Blair Faith Foundation's Faiths Act Fellowship this year, the Foundation reported.
Several church leaders and heads of faith-based organizations applauded the recent White House decision to ease travel restrictions between the United States and Cuba for religious, educational and cultural exchanges.
Survivors of Sri Lanka's massive flood from heavy monsoon rains last week protested at a government office in the eastern part of the country on Monday over slow food aid.