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.Tags Conflict/War
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.Tags Abortion
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.
An event hosted by a gay advocacy group, African Men for Sexual Health and Rights, scheduled for Saturday in Ethiopia's capital of Addis Ababa, is causing a major controversy as religious leaders have been lobbying to prevent it, while state authorities apparently refuse to intervene.
Christian broadcaster Pat Robertson suggested Wednesday on the Christian Broadcasting Network's "The 700 Club" that Herman Cain should get out of the 2012 presidential race due to the generally negative mood surrounding the sexual scandal that has enveloped the Republican candidate.
As the world is assessing the global fight with HIV/AIDS today, global AIDS Day, experts say that tough financial times are a serious obstacle to efficient help for those struggling with the deadly virus.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange received the necessary approval from Pope Benedict XVI Monday to proceed with its purchase of the Crystal Cathedral's Garden Grove, Calif., property.
Allegations of an extramarital affair with 45-year-old Ginger White, a resident of Atlanta, Ga., now threaten GOP candidate Herman Cain's presidential campaign. While vehemently denying the allegations, Cain, an ordained Baptist minister, announced this week that he is "reassessing" his campaign. In the face of the possibility that he is indeed an adulterer, Cain's ethical conduct is being questioned by the Christian community.
Three pastors have been called Tuesday to report to prison in Shiraz, a city in southwestern Iran, within the next 30 days, according to Present Truth Ministries, a Minnesota based Christian advocacy group that monitors church communities abroad.