Petr Jasek, a Czech missionary and journalist convicted of espionage and sentenced to 20 years in prison by a Sudanese court in January, has been pardoned and released by Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir after a diplomatic intervention.
At least eight people were left dead and another 28 injured when a stampede for free food being distributed by the Church of Christ in poverty-stricken Zambia erupted at a prayer meeting that attracted some 35,000 people Sunday.
Machine learning, a type of artificial intelligence that provides computers with the ability to learn without being explicitly programmed, could allow clinicians to predict who will attempt suicide up to two years in advance with 80 percent accuracy says a new study.
Faith Green, 39, a pastor's daughter from Michigan whose husband, Gregory Green, 50, forced her to watch as he murdered her four children last September after she tried to get a divorce, told him justice will come when he "burn[s] in hell." Her statement on Wednesday was made as a judge sentenced him to serve at least 47 years in prison for his crimes.
Aaron and Melissa Klein, a Christian couple from Oregon who lost their bakery and were ordered to pay $135,000 in damages for refusing to make a cake for a same-sex wedding in 2013, had their case heard in a court of law for the first time Thursday and they are now praying the court will rule in their favor.
Are charter schools overrated? Four education experts debated the question before an audience in New York City Wednesday night and most people agreed after hearing arguments that the charter school movement needs work.
Despite criticism from conservatives like evangelist Franklin Graham who likened raising money for Planned Parenthood to "raising money to fund a Nazi death camp," Barbara Pierce Bush, daughter of former President George W. Bush, called support for the organization a "really good investment" at a luncheon that raised more than $400,000 for the abortion giant Wednesday.
Briarwood Presbyterian Church, a flagship congregation of the Presbyterian Church in America with about 4,100 members in Birmingham, Alabama, has asked the state for its own police department to patrol its campuses and they are likely to get it, according to the church's lawyer.
In a powerful message heading into the Lenten season, Pope Francis encouraged Christians Tuesday to tithe cheerfully to God as whatever they invest in the pursuit of Jesus will be returned a hundred times more.
In keeping with what the company describes as a longstanding policy to be inclusive, Disney XD, for the first time in the company's history, included several gay characters kissing in an episode of "Star vs. The Forces of Evil," one of its most popular cartoons on Monday. And conservatives are not happy about it.
Pastor Greg Locke is certain "Planned Parenthood does not give the flip of a wooden nickel about women's healthcare" so he's urging progressives to stop wasting their time sending donations to the abortion provider in his name.
A freshman Florida Democratic House member from Jacksonville who moonlights as a preacher has invoked the blood of Jesus against all witches and warlocks working to curse the administration of President Donald Trump and his family.
Months after she was vilified in the national media and axed from an appearance on "Ellen" for condemning a "perverted homosexual spirit" being used to embarrass the church, popular gospel singer Kim Burrell says she has "no regrets" preaching against the lifestyle because her position is in line with the Word of God.
Nearly a year after a young Christian missionary from Oklahoma was sentenced to 40 years in prison for sexually abusing several children at the Upendo Children's Home in Nairobi, Kenya, operators of the home say they have made significant changes to strengthen the organization.
Barbara Bush's Fundraising for Planned Parenthood Like Raising Money for 'Nazi Death Camp,' Franklin Graham Says
Franklin Graham, president and CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, said the efforts of Barbara Pierce Bush, daughter of former President George W. Bush, to raise money for Planned Parenthood is like "raising money to fund a Nazi death camp."
After July 1, Tim Keller, founding pastor of the multi-campus Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City, will no longer be at the church's helm.
Strong Rock Christian School, a private Christian institution in Georgia on a mission to raise children to become followers of Jesus, fired former NFL corner back and Super Bowl champion Fernando Bryant just 20 days after hiring him due to a controversial social media post involving alcohol.
Just hours after blasting national security "leakers" for giving classified information to the media on Twitter, President Donald Trump amped up his campaign against "fake news" and raged against the use of unnamed sources in a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference Friday.
After reports that retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson had turned down President Donald Trump's offer to be the next secretary of Health and Human Services due to government inexperience in December, the doctor's longtime friend, the Rev. Dr. A.R. Bernard, shared a new twist to that story on Thursday.
Just months after revealing she divorced her husband of 14 years and fell in love with retired female soccer star Abby Wambach, popular Christian author Glennon Doyle Melton announced she's now engaged to Wambach and plans to stay with her "forever."
After enduring a withering 48 hours of what he called a witch hunt aimed at destroying his career, controversial conservative journalist and public figure Milo Yiannopoulos announced his resignation from Breitbart News effective immediately Tuesday.
A 16-year-old Nebraska girl who admitted to throwing her newborn daughter to her death from the second floor window of her apartment was saved from a possible life sentence when she was allowed to enter a plea of admission in juvenile court this month.
Less than 24 hours since Breitbart Tech editor Milo Yiannopoulos got disinvited from the Conservative Political Action Conference, rabid fans are vowing to keep supporting him and buying his book canceled by Simon & Schuster over his controversial comments on pedophilia.
Matt Schlapp, chairman of the American Conservative Union which sponsors the Conservative Political Action Conference, revealed Monday that gay Breitbart Tech editor Milo Yiannopoulos has been disinvited as a speaker at the conference due to video that surfaced Sunday purportedly showing him defending pedophilia.
Prominent Christian conservatives, many of whom were "NeverTrumpers," are now voicing outrage over a controversial speaker invite made by the Conservative Political Action Conference to gay Breitbart Tech editor Milo Yiannopoulos as video surfaced over the weekend purportedly showing him defending pedophilia.