As the United States withdraws troops from Iraq after nine years of conflict, many fear the vulnerable Christian community in the country will be left unprotected. The "Vicar of Baghdad," however, says U.S. troops have not been of much help with protecting Christians anyway.
An online travel booking company that recently declared it will not be giving TLC any more money to advertise during its "All-American Muslim" reality program denies it is doing so because of bigotry but instead because the show "sucks." Some critics are not convinced.
The controversy surrounding Lowe’s withdrawal of its advertising from TLC's reality show “All-American Muslim” continues, with backlash intensifying after the home improvement retailer published a message on its Facebook about its “commitment to diversity and inclusion.”
The City Council of Orlando, Fla., has approved if favor of ordinance that recognizes same-sex domestic partnerships, giving gay and lesbian couples some of the privileges given to those in traditional marriages. Will this eventually lead to a challenge of the state's law regarding tradition marriage?
While Americans on both sides of the debate are fired up about the "War on Christmas," which has been increasingly dominating public discourse, reports from countries where Christians are a minority tell of a literal war where followers of Christ face increasing violence and greater restrictions on openly practicing their faith.
A 29-year-old Iranian Christian man who chose not to follow the Islamic faith of his parents, which is also the dominant religion of the country, was forced to flee Iran recently because of pressure from his family, friends and the authorities.
The American Family Association (AFA), a Christian non-profit, has published a "naughty or nice" list of businesses the organization claims to be “against Christmas,” in what seems to be part of a larger discourse on whether retailers are trying to completely recast the Christian holiday.
Bishop T.D. Jakes, senior pastor of The Potter's House in Dallas, Texas, spoke to CNN's Don Lemon over the weekend, commenting on sex abuse scandals, the economy and politics.
Bishop T.D. Jakes, the senior pastor of The Potter's House in Dallas, Texas, has spoken to CNN's Don Lemon on several current topics, including that of Penn State and Syracuse University sexual abuse scandals and the sexual misconduct allegations aimed at the embattled Georgia televangelist, Bishop Eddie Long.
A recently erected church was burned in southern Ethiopia on Nov. 29 by a group of over 500 Muslim students allegedly supported by local police, four days after local Muslim authorities ordered demolition of the building, human rights watchdog International Christian Concern (ICC) reported Thursday.
The battle to save a historic statue of Jesus that stands on the grounds of Whitefish Mountain Resort in Montana -- on a section of land belonging to the Flathead National Forest -- heats up as Liberty Institute, a Christian think tank linked to Focus on the Family, joins the discussion.
Religious leaders have been chiming in on international efforts to cease the deadly violence in Syria, where the regime of President Bashar al-Assad launched its brutal crackdown on pro-democracy protesters eight months ago.
A California-based atheist group known for its anti-Christian advertising campaigns and events is to host a press conference Friday, under its newest “Treaty of Tripoli” billboard in Costa Mesa, Calif.
The news about Bishop Eddie Long’s wife, Vanessa E. Long, filing for a divorce recently has resonated with evangelical Christians across the nation. As divorce in politics is being discussed in the context of presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich, many Christians have their eyes turned to the church, remembering that it does not always offer the best example itself.
In a country that is 78.4 percent Christian, it is not extremely strange that when a big social movement like "Occupy Wall Street" (OWS) swoops through, someone will ask the question: What would Jesus do?
A controversy over the holiday greeting used in retail stores during the Christmas season has some Americans speaking out against the annual trend, with Saddleback Pastor Rick Warren also weighing in.
Samaritan’s Purse, a Christian mission operating a refugee camp in northern South Sudan, had to evacuate its staff Sunday due to escalating violence in the region, with the evacuation occurring just one month after a bombing in the area.
Popular evangelist Billy Graham, who was hospitalized on Nov. 30 after having been diagnosed with pneumonia, was released Tuesday from the North Carolina hospital where he was admitted and plans to spend the Christmas holidays at home.
The life of Iraqi Christians has not been easy. Since a siege directed against Christians in Baghdad in Oct. 2010 killed 52 people , the situation of the followers of Christ in the overwhelmingly Muslim nation has grown worse.
Are mainstream media outlets downplaying evangelicals' arguments for using biblical methods to raise children? Yes, according to two ministers who recently appeared on Anderson Cooper's daytime program on ABC discussion of the issue.
Florence Tsang, the ex-wife of Hong Kong billionaire Samathur Li, will receive HK$1.2 billion ($154 million U.S. dollars) in a divorce settlement, it emerged Friday. During the Thursday hearing it was also revealed that Li had tried convincing his wife of eight years to have an abortion once she found out that she was pregnant three years ago.
Researchers in Saudi Arabia released a study last week claiming that lifting the driving ban for women in the country would “provoke a surge in prostitution, pornography, homosexuality and divorce” as well as cause the nation to have “no more virgins," prompting observers to question the seriousness of the study.
Only hours after it was announced Friday that the wife of legally embattled Georgia minister Bishop Eddie Long had filed for a divorce, it now appears that Vanessa Long has had a change of heart, as the first lady of New Birth Missionary Baptist church has announced that she will withdraw the suit.
The second annual Christmas country music extravaganza, "CMA Country Christmas," featured top stars of the genre performing Christmas carols for a live audience. Some of the performers talked with ABC, which aired the program Thursday night, about their perspective on the holiday and how faith plays a part.
President Barack Obama referenced his Christian faith and the biblical nativity story in an address to the public during the ceremonial lighting of the National Christmas Tree in Washington DC, which is an 89-year-old American tradition.