The beheaded body of a British doctor working for the International Committee of the Red Cross was discovered on a Pakistani roadside Sunday.
A new report on the state of Christians living in the Holy Land aired on CBS' "60 Minutes" last weekend has stirred controversy among some Christian and Jewish groups that have blasted the report as unfairly portraying Israel as an oppressor of Middle East Christians.
Bishop T.D. Jakes of Dallas-based megachurch The Potter's House has announced that he has come on board to executive produce an upcoming biopic film chronicling the love story of former president of South Africa Nelson Mandela and his ex-wife, Winnie Mandela.
A Swiss woman who attempted to live off of an unusual diet of only air and sunlight, in a quest for spiritual awakening, has died.
A University of Colorado, Boulder freshman went on the "TODAY" show this morning to explain how she spilled yogurt on President Barack Obama on Tuesday.
Jeremy Lin and Cardinal Timothy Dolan were on hand for Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People in the World Gala at New York City's famous Lincoln Center on Tuesday evening.
In the past, the church has not been a major player in the fight against malaria, but World Vision, along with Christian leaders and churches across the U.S., is working to unite the faith community in its war against the disease responsible for the deaths of millions of children.
A soccer ball that washed up on an Alaskan beach last week has been traced back to a Japanese teen who lost everything in last year's earthquake and tsunami disaster that rocked the small island nation of Japan.
Lady Gaga is set to kick off her "Born This Way Ball" at Seoul's Olympic Stadium in South Korea on Friday, but the popular performer is facing a wave of protests from a South Korean Christian group claiming the singer's lyrics are "lewd" and that she promotes an "unhealthy" attitude toward sex.4 comments
A Brazilian actor died on Sunday after accidentally hanging himself during an Easter play in which he was re-enacting the suicide of Judas Iscariot, whom the Bible describes as the betrayer of Jesus.Tags Easter
Sudanese warplanes crossed into a major South Sudanese border town Monday morning, carrying out deadly airstrikes that killed one and wounded several others. Observers fear the two nations may be on the brink of a new full-scale conflict.Tags Conflict/War
An unusually heavy spring storm dumped large amounts of much-needed rainfall along the East Coast of the U.S. over the weekend, and is expected to bring travel delays across the region through Monday.Tags Weather
The wife of the late "Painter of Light" Thomas Kinkade has filed a restraining order against Kinkade's girlfriend, Amy Pinto-Walsh.Tags Court Cases
Willow Creek Community Church is hosting a 5k run/walk April 21 to raise funds to buy shoes for children in developing countries. The megachurch will be using the run to kick off its annual "Celebration of Hope" campaign, a part of the ministry's initiative to encourage Christians to live a "lifestyle of compassion."
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange has appointed a rector to preside over the Crystal Cathedral, the iconic building purchased earlier this year by the diocese from the ministry founded decades ago by the Rev. Robert H. Schuller.