The Senate is scheduled to vote Tuesday on legislation that could repeal the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy and pave the way for elective abortions on military bases.
Religion has a "legitimate" role to play in the public square, Pope Benedict XVI stressed Friday in addressing members of Britain's two houses of parliament.
France's Senate overwhelmingly passed a bill Tuesday banning "clothing intended to hide the face" in public space.
The largest body of evangelicals in the United Kingdom says Christians of all denominations should "wholeheartedly welcome" this week's visit by Pope Benedict XVI.
At least for a while, Americans across the nation felt a sense of togetherness in recalling the blows that were dealt to the nation nine years ago and the acts of courage and selflessness that followed within minutes.
Hundreds of New Yorkers gathered Friday night in support of religious freedom, diversity, equality, and the rights of Muslims to build a community center near Ground Zero.
One day before the nation was to observe the ninth anniversary of the infamous 9/11 terror attacks, President Obama stressed to the American people that they are "not at war against Islam."
A lawyer for a runaway Christian convert from Ohio says the 18-year-old Sri Lanka native has gained permanent residency in the United States.
Christians across America are being called on to unite in prayer and fasting for the nation from Sept. 20 to Oct. 30 as America faces "unprecedented challenges."
A school district in New York has decided to eliminate a policy that prohibited students from wearing rosary beads following a months-long battle with a Christian legal group.
A middle school principal who sought to avoid controversy over the formation of a Christian club on campus created some when he sent a "candid" e-mail to his staff.
A divided Illinois Supreme Court denied a request to transfer the legal case pending against the state's Parental Notice of Abortion Act from the Appellate Court to the Supreme Court.
An openly gay state senator is urging Schwarzenegger to veto a bill seeks to define the union between a man and a woman as a "civil marriage" rather than a marriage.
A district court judge in Michigan declined to dismiss a case against four street preachers who were arrested back in June after engaging in conversations with attendees of a large Arab festival.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is appealing last month's federal court ruling that struck down the regulating agency's indecency policy.
A community-based healthcare program for Christians that receives money from its participants and distributes the funds to help others pay medical bills qualifies as an insurance program, ruled the court.
The Virginia government's main legal adviser says local governmental entities are "never" categorically compelled to prohibit holiday displays, including those incorporating recognizably religious symbols.
An attorney with a pro-life law firm filed a lawsuit Monday to compel disclosure of public records that indicate why a doctor in Michigan was not punished for tossing aborted fetuses and patient records in the trash.
A federal appeals court has reinstated a Los Angeles preacher's defamation lawsuit against ABC's popular news program "20/20."
Prominent conservative group Family Research Council is looking to raise $2.5 million by Sept. 30 to meet its fiscal-year budget.
Two-thirds of Americans (67 percent) currently say that religion is losing its influence on American life, up from 59 percent who said the same in July 2006, according to the latest national survey by the Pew Research Center.
Dozens of soldiers at a U.S. Army post in Newport News, Va., say they were punished for not attending a Christian concert despite having been given the option.
Attorneys with a Christian legal group have asked the justices of the Illinois Supreme Court to immediately transfer the legal case against the Illinois Parental Notice of Abortion Act of 1995 from the Appellate Court to the Supreme Court.
The 14 crosses standing along Utah roads in memory fallen state Highway Patrol troopers are a violation of the U.S. Constitution because they would be conveyed as an endorsement of Christianity by the state, a federal appeals court decided Wednesday.
U.S. religious freedom advocates voiced their collective concern on Wednesday over the human rights abuses and religious freedom violations that reportedly take place in Vietnam.