Nobel Peace Prize Winner and President of Liberia Ellen Johnson Sirleaf defended the country's anti-homosexuality laws in an interview alongside former British Prime Minister Tony Blair on Monday, saying the citizens of her country "like ourselves just the way we are."
According to exit polling, more than half of all voters in the 2012 GOP primaries self-identify as evangelical Christians, marking the highest turnout for evangelical voters in any presidential nomination cycle in history.
Although Mexico has been wracked by drug-related violence in the last few years, at least one cartel has been hanging banners promising that there will be no bloodshed during Pope Benedict XVI's visit next week.
A woman in Port St. Lucie, Fla., claims Jesus made a rather unique divine appearance by showing up in a cell phone photo she took during an episode of ABC's "The Bachelor."
Although Newt Gingrich has fallen behind in the polls and recent primaries, he says he has been inspired to stay in the race because of a particular Bible verse.
The New York Times has come under fire for running an anti-Catholicism ad while at the same time postponing an ad that attacked Islam, exposing what critics are calling a religious double standard from the newspaper.
The Department of Health and Human Services announced on Thursday that a Texas law excluding Planned Parenthood from the state's Medicaid Women's Health Program violated federal rules, meaning the program would no longer receive any federal funding.
According to a new poll, a majority of Americans do not believe religious liberty is under attack, and only six percent of those who do feel religious liberty is being threatened blamed the recent debate over contraception coverage.
The lawsuit claiming a NASA computer scientist was fired for his advocacy of intelligent design began earlier this week, but a judge has ruled that he will not allow a religion expert to testify on whether or not intelligent design is religious dogma.
Dr. Scott Lively, president of Abiding Truth Ministries, an evangelist and anti-homosexual activist, has been sued by a Ugandan gay advocacy group for allegedly inciting the persecution of homosexuals in the African country.
Arizona's Senate Judiciary Committee approved a bill on Monday that would allow any employer to opt out of providing birth control coverage in their health insurance plans because of religious beliefs, but critics claim that anti-discrimination protections missing from the bill will give companies unprecedented power over female employees.
After Mitt Romney said that he would "get rid" of Planned Parenthood during his presidency, Democratic groups and the Obama campaign have launched a barrage of attacks against the Republican candidate, accusing Romney of playing to the extreme portions of his party.
Ben & Jerry's announced this week that it would be renaming its "Oh My! Apple Pie!" ice cream flavor to "Apple-y Ever After" in support of same-sex marriage legislation in the U.K., marking the second time the company has renamed a flavor to support gay marriage.
David Coburn, the openly gay spokesman of Great Britain's U.K. Independence Party, claims that Prime Minister David Cameron is "picking a fight" with the religious community over same-sex marriage, insisting that pushing such legislation "shows a lack of toleration towards others who look on marriage as a holy sacrament between man and woman."
Syracuse has confirmed that center Fab Melo will not be eligible to participate in the NCAA Tournament, removing a key player from one of the nation's best teams and potentially damaging its shot at a deep run in the NCAA tournament.
A Pennsylvania lawsuit could substantially increase the reach of the Defense of Marriage Act, potentially causing private companies to no longer be allowed to recognize same-sex spouses.
Although this year's SXSW featured a number of tech industry up-and-comers, one of the biggest stories of the conference centered on a controversial plan to let the homeless act as roving Wi-Fi hot spots.
Although Prime Minister David Cameron has tried to assure British churches that any new same-sex marriage legislation will apply only to civil law, lawyers from the Church of England are arguing that the new legislation would force them to perform same-sex ceremonies in spite of their beliefs.
The Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music of the Episcopal Church has released the first draft of the rites for consecrating same-sex unions, although the final draft probably will not be completed for many years.
Utah's Senate has passed a bill that allows school districts to eliminate sexual education instruction, but also prohibits any classroom instruction on contraception use or homosexuality.
The Oklahoma State Senate passed a bill Wednesday that would require abortion providers to offer their patients a chance to hear the fetal heartbeat, but the final legislation is far from what either side of the debate originally argued for.
The U.S. Sixth District Court of Appeals will hear the case of a Tennessee fourth grader who claims he was barred from holding a Bible study during recess at school, with the legal group representing his case insisting that the original trial was unfair.
A lesbian couple in Florida have taken their custody battle to the state's Supreme Court, where the final decision could change the rights of sperm and egg donors and potentially ignite a debate over the definition of motherhood.
A lawsuit between Jet Propulsion Labs and a NASA mission specialist who claims he was demoted for his beliefs begins Wednesday, the latest in a series of court cases featuring intelligent design proponents suing former employers.
The heart of St. Laurence O'Toole, patron saint of Dublin, has gone missing from Christ Church Cathedral in Ireland, leaving cathedral officials distraught and perplexed.