Peter Isely, a founding member of the Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests (SNAP), the organization which sued the Vatican at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague on Sep. 13, shared with The Christian Post the details of his abuse, and why he believes the Vatican's internal laws need to be changed.
Eight people have been killed and three others wounded Wednesday in a shooting at a hair salon near Los Angeles, in Seal Beach, Calif., according to media reports. The gunman reportedly surrendered without incident.
A new documentary about evolution, "No Dinosaurs in Heaven," is looking to push creationist teachers out of American classrooms to prevent the "hijacking of science education by religious fundamentalists." The film accuses such teachers of "dangerously undermining scientific literacy."
Charges against a group of religious and civic leaders arrested in July for holding a praying vigil in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda were dropped Tuesday and participants have told The Christian Post they have no regrets.
A Christian scientist and Bible scholar says Harold Camping and his followers need to look into science to read the Bible's message correctly, after the California radio host wrongly predicted the end of the world in 1994 and again on May 21.
The trial of Nigerian terrorism suspect Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, also known as the "underwear bomber," began Tuesday in Detroit, Mich., with federal prosecutors telling jurors that the defendant attempted to blow up a plane carrying nearly 300 passengers because he "wanted to be a martyr."
Jon Huntsman, who appeared on CNN's "The Situation Room" Monday night, says Rick Perry should "stand up" and clearly distance himself from the controversial comments made by a Baptist minister who described Mormonism as a cult, adding that he found it outrageous that "some moron can stand up and make a comment like that."
A copy of Steve Jobs' death certificate, which was made public Monday, indicates that the Apple co-founder died of respiratory arrest resulting from pancreatic cancer that had spread to his other organs.
The Robert Jeffress controversy surrounding Mormon presidential contender Mitt Romney most likely does not mean anything good for the GOP candidate, several political speakers of various backgrounds and views expressed Monday during a Politico online debate.
Modern day doomsday "prophet" Harold Camping seems to be more humble not only in promoting the date and nature of the end of the world, scheduled for October, but also in undertaking financial efforts to educate people about God's "physical" rapture, in contrast to the hoopla that surrounded the "spiritual" rapture that occurred in May.
Dr. Robert Jeffress, who issued the controversial statement Friday that Mormonism is not Christianity and that Christians should not vote for Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential elections, told Fox News Monday that some people would like to see him as the "Jeremiah Wright of the right."
Richard J. Mouw, the president of Fuller Theological Seminary and an influential voice of the evangelical church, said Saturday that Mormonism is not a cult, but hesitated on whether it is Christianity.
The mother of Zachery Tims, the late pastor of New Destiny Christian Center (NDCC) who was found dead in a Times Square hotel room in August, has filed a lawsuit against the City of New York and the medical examiner's office Friday.
Why do people believe Harold Camping's apocalyptic prophecies? It is a joint effect of a charismatic, convincing personality and a form of internal need to perceive the Bible as a code, Glenn Shuck, Assistant Professor of Religion at Williams College in Williamstown, Mass., told The Christian Post Thursday.
Riva Tims, the ex-wife of late pastor Zachery Tims, is receiving lots of love and compassionate wishes via social media. And her enthusiastic posts could suggest she is full of energy.
Dr. Robert Jeffress, senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Dallas, has caused a firestorm over comments he made Friday about former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney not being a Christian because he is a Mormon. During his discussion with CP, Jeffress also said that President Barack Obama must be "unseated" at all costs.
What is the role of government in helping people? What is the role of religion in governing? Can Christians be capitalists? These are just some of the questions presented by the authors of Left, Right & Christ: Evangelical Faith in Politics during a panel discussion at Union Theological Seminary in New York City Thursday.
Evangelical Christians should not vote for Mitt Romney because he is a Mormon and therefore not a real Christian, Dr. Robert Jeffress, senior pastor of First Baptist Dallas, told The Christian Post Friday, adding that if the 2012 presidential election came down to President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney voters would be faced with the "lesser of two evils."
Two evangelical Christians, one a Republican and the other a Democrat, roll out their ideas on how the Bible applies to culture and politics in a new book titled Left, Right & Christ. Can a Democrat be a Christian? Should the government care for the sick? Do legalized abortions increase the number of abortions? These are just some of the issues Lisa Sharon Harper and D.C. Innes undertake in this new book from Russell Media.
Christians are bound to ignore Harold Camping, the grim author of the end of times prophecy for Oct. 21, Glenn W. Shuck, assistant professor of religion at Williams College in Williamstown, Mass., told The Christian Post.
If the NFL is serious about inviting Madonna to perform during the Super Bowl, it should drop the idea, Catholic League President Bill Donohue suggested Tuesday in response to a rumor that the controversial artist is to perform in the NFL's biggest event.
Contrary to conflicting media reports, the only information that can be disclosed to the public by the New York Medical Examiner's office regarding the death of Zachery Tims is the nature of the Florida pastor's death. The nature of the white substance allegedly found on the minister by investigators will not be disclosed, according to the New York Chief Medical Examiner's office.
In a surprising twist in the case of Amanda Knox, who was released from an Italian jail Monday after being previously accused of murder and sexual assault, the Italian judge ruling over her case reportedly said Thursday that Knox might be guilty after all.
On Wednesday it emerged that Zachery Tims’ family has been trying to keep the Florida minister's toxicology results confidential, and is possibly considering acquiring a court order to keep the cause of Tims' death private.
The New York City Medical Examiner's office has delayed Florida minister Zachery Tims' toxicology results, which will determine the cause of his death, at the request of Tims' family, who may be considering starting a court case to keep the results secret, according to the Orlando Sentinel.