The Ethiopian community in Washington, D.C. and Christian supporters of a group of Ethiopian Christians detained in Saudi Arabia plan to hold a protest in front of the Saudi embassy next week.Tags Religious Freedom
Senior pastor of Mars Hill Church, Mark Driscoll, and other church leaders responded in a joint statement Monday to the recent media reports that describe the discipline within the church as "cult-like."
Chinese officials denied a visa to the U.S. ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom just days before a visit from Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping paid a visit to Washington. However, it emerged Wednesday that the White House addressed the issue during Xi's visit.
Bishop T.D. Jakes, founder and senior pastor of the Potter's House in Texas and a producer of the movie remake, "Sparkle," praised Whitney Houston Thursday for her performance in her final film role.
Senior Pastor Sheila Coleman has temporarily left the board of directors of the Crystal Cathedral Ministries "while the ministry goes through a time of transition," the church announced Wednesday via a public relations firm.
Crystal Cathedral Ministries' senior pastor Sheila Coleman has addressed the sale of the church's signature Garden Grove, Calif. property once again in a recent blog post, noting how attached her congregation was to the iconic glass structure.
A group of 100-odd members of a community of Christian Indonesian refugees who fled their country due to religious persecution 10 years ago and have been living in Highland Park, N.J. illegally, have appealed to President Barack Obama for help in an open letter earlier this week, as they face imminent deportation and renewed persecution.
Several reports of persecution against Christians from around the globe have emerged this week, including the Church of England pressuring the U.K. government to aid religious minorities in Nigeria, Iranian authorities reportedly invading another house church, and 35 Ethiopian Christians imprisoned in Saudi Arabia reportedly being pressured to convert to Islam.
Islamic law is increasingly used by authoritarian governments and extremist forces in the Muslim world to acquire and consolidate power, experts say, which is becoming an increasing threat to religious minorities, especially Christians.
Despite predictions that the threat of homegrown terrorism among U.S. Muslims would continue to rise, a new report indicates the opposite – that there is no immediate threat from American-based Islamic terrorists.
In stark contrast to most mainstream Christian leaders, especially those of the Roman Catholic Church in the U.S., a coalition of 22 Christian, Jewish and Muslim institutions has emerged expressing support for President Barack Obama's controversial contraception mandate that affects many faith-based institutions.
A group of Christians from Ethiopia said to be unlawfully imprisoned in Saudi Arabia has been facing increased pressure to convert to Islam, a Christian human rights advocacy group informed The Christian Post.
More than 100 bishops and 30 religious superiors convened in Rome for a symposium billed as a "global initiative on safeguarding children and vulnerable adults," the first such event on this scale, in which Vatican officials plan to address the sexual abuse of minors by clergy members. However, victims remain skeptical that any true change will come as a result of the meeting.
Crystal Cathedral, the Garden Grove, Calif., megachurch founded by the Rev. Robert Schuller more than 50 years ago, appears to be headed for a name change as well as a new design of the iconic church building, according to the property's new owner, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange.
A video showing minister Paula White being wrapped in a Torah scroll by controversial rabbi and television personality Ralph Messer has emerged only days after White's attorney denied the pastor's endorsement of Messer following a "coronation" ceremony involving Bishop Eddie Long.