The head of one of the world's largest church bodies recently denounced the extrajudicial killings of two lay church ministers in the Philippines.
Italy on Wednesday began its appeal case to keep crucifixes in Italian classrooms despite an earlier European Court of Human Rights' ruling.
A lawsuit against public funding of embryonic stem cell research was revitalized Friday.
Two legal groups partnered Friday to bring the case of a seven-year-old boy, who was removed from his Christian parents for being homeschooled, to a human rights court.
North Korea on Thursday threatened to impose harsher punishment on an imprisoned American citizen who had illegally entered the country earlier this year.
About four in ten Americans say they expect Jesus Christ to return within the next 40 years, according to a recent national survey by the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press.
Ahead of the G8 meeting in Canada this weekend, religious leaders from diverse faiths and countries issued a statement on Wednesday calling for the fulfillment of the U.N.'s Millennium Development Goals.
Confidence in President Obama dropped in predominantly Muslim countries over the past year, a new Pew Research Center report found.
A newly revealed poster picturing the ultrasound of an unborn Jesus with a halo is adding fuel to the abortion ad uproar in the United Kingdom.
Various Christian groups are working to meet the immediate needs of people suffering from the flooding, mudslides and a volcanic eruption in Central America.
President Obama expanded benefits to same-sex partners of gay federal employees on Wednesday.
Ted Haggard, the evangelical leader who fell from grace after a gay sex scandal in 2006, announced on Wednesday that he will start a new church in Colorado Springs.
Israel's deadly attack on a convoy of ships carrying humanitarian aid to Gaza is "a crime," said a large network of church-based relief organizations.
The oppressed and voiceless Christians in North Korea particularly need prayers amid escalating tension on the Korean peninsula, said a ministry.
A Jewish human rights organization denounced an upcoming World Council of Churches' peace event as "blatantly anti-Israel."
The recent string of violence in central Nigeria is more than a religious conflict, asserted the country's minister of foreign affairs.
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Monday to hear a case concerning Arizona's tax credits for donations towards private school scholarships.
The Global Day of Prayer, observed by millions of Christians each year, will celebrate the tenth anniversary of its founding by a South African businessman this Sunday.
A group of 15 Pakistani Christians were reportedly fired by a government official because of religious discrimination, a watchdog group claimed Monday.
Three workers for a Christian relief organization were abducted in Sudan Tuesday evening, the group reported.
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.