Developers of the proposed Islamic center near Ground Zero are asking for millions of dollars in federal money, intended to rebuild the area surrounding the 9/11 attacks, to fund its controversial project.
The Supreme Court on Friday denied a petition to lift the "don't ask, don't tell" policy as the issue is being reviewed by a federal appeals court. Earlier this month, Log Cabin Republicans urged the high court to reinstate an injunction against DADT
A rural Arizona church is facing a bill of $50,000 in back taxes and faces the possibility of foreclosure after a local property assessor sat on tax exemption paperwork for three years.
More than four in ten Americans believe places of worship are handling the issue of homosexuality either a poorly or in a way that they would grade as failing.
Over the past week, the American Center for Law and Justice scored two new victories for religious freedom on campus without having to set foot in a courtroom.
Government officials in a Colorado county are taking their case against a local church up to the U.S. Supreme Court after failing to win over two lower courts.
A lawsuit seeking to stop the development of the proposed Islamic center near New York City's Ground Zero has been amended to include the New York City Department of Buildings (DOB), the owners of the proposed development and project, and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
A federal court has granted a temporary restraining order to allow pro-lifers in Pittsburgh to educate the public about pro-life issues in advance of the Nov. 2 elections.
A team of researchers has documented what it believes to be the "oldest" embryo to date that has resulted in a live birth.
A federal appeals court ruled Friday that faith-based lettering on vehicle license plates is allowed under the First Amendment, but emphasized that its ruling was limited to Vermont's ban on religious messages.
A faith-based conservative group in Kentucky has filed a lawsuit over the state transportation cabinet's rejection of its proposed "In God We Trust" license plate.
New Orleans city officials launched a new anti-crime initiative Tuesday together with over 100 of the city's faith and neighborhood leaders.
The U.S. Supreme Court won't hear the appeal of a man who sued his children's school district over its ban on celebratory religious music.
The Roman Catholic Church blessed lawmakers, attorneys, judges, and other legal professionals Sunday during the annual Red Mass in Washington.
A broad immigration reform bill has been introduced that would put the nation's approximately 12 million illegal immigrants on a path toward citizenship.
A federal appeals court in Washington is allowing the U.S. government's funding of embryonic stem cell research to continue as the case against it makes way through the court system.
A Texas youth pastor is recovering from the injuries he sustained Friday evening when he was shot by a troubled young man.
When somebody asked Bishop T.D. Jakes why he had yet to come out to say anything publicly regarding the recent allegations against Bishop Eddie Long, the prominent megachurch pastor put it simply.
The attorney who represented four street preachers accused of breaching the peace at an Arab festival said Monday that he plans to file a civil lawsuit against Dearborn.
A jury in one of the most densely populated Muslim communities in the United States has acquitted four Christian street preachers of all but one of the charges laid against them earlier this year.
A woman convicted of conspiring to have two men kill her husband and stepson died by lethal injection Thursday night even though thousands appealed for her life to be spared.
Two men have filed lawsuits accusing Bishop Eddie Long of using his position as a spiritual authority to coerce them into sexual relationships when they were members of his megachurch congregation.
The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to block Virginia's plan to execute a woman convicted of conspiring to have two men kill her husband and stepson.
More than three million students across the nation and overseas are expected to gather at their schools Wednesday to ask God to bring moral and spiritual awakening to their campuses and countries.
Senate Democrats failed to advance legislation Tuesday that would have repealed policies barring openly gay individuals from serving in the military and barring elective abortions on military bases.