The White House announced today President Obama's appointment of Melissa Rogers to serve as the new director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, and special assistant to the president.
The Chicago Board of Education approved a new policy that will expand sex education to all grade levels in Chicago public schools (CPS), including kindergarten, and will, for the first time, teach sexual orientation and gender identification.
In the weeks leading up to Easter, the big story in the United States is the History Channel's miniseries, "The Bible," but across the pond, BBC's Radio 4 series, "Lent Talk," is broadcasting six lectures on abandonment, in which journalist Benjamin Cohen compares the gay community's experience to the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.
Parents who strive to keep their daughters chaste are battling social media and a celebrity culture that rewards women who gain fame and fortune by over-sexualizing themselves at a young age.
President George W. Bush has discovered a new talent since leaving the White House, and when he's not clearing brush at his central Texas ranch or mountain biking with military veterans, he's painting landscapes and portraits of family pets.
HopeMob is revolutionizing the way people give to charities by providing an online resource where those who have a passion to help others can give 100 percent of their donation directly to those who have an immediate need.
Fox News anchors Eric Bolling and Sean Hannity are offering to personally pay to keep the White House open to tourists after Press Secretary Jay Carney told reporters the sequester is to blame for cancelling school children's spring break tours.
Fox News host Bill O'Reilly sparred with Robert Jeffress, senior pastor at First Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas, over the literal nature of the Bible, specifically the Old Testament, during the "O'Reilly Factor" Wednesday night.
Heath Kufahl, a high school teacher and lifelong basketball fan who won $20,000 after sinking a half-court shot at Tuesday's Oklahoma City Thunder game against the Lakers, says God has given his family a platform to share their story.
Planned Parenthood will be hosting a panel discussion titled, "The Vaginas are Coming," at the University of Cincinnati, Ohio, to kick off a counter protest against pro-life activists, and will feature 12 billboard-sized photographs of women's vulvas on Thursday and Friday.
As the world waits for 115 Cardinals to confirm a date for the conclave that will result in the election of the successor to Pope Benedict XVI, artisans at a Steubenville, Ohio, gift shop prepare to meet the demand for products featuring the newly-elected pontiff.
The parents of Coy Mathis, a 6-year-old first grade student in Fountain, Colo., who was born a boy but identifies as a girl, have filed a complaint against the school district because they were told their child had to stop using the girls' bathroom.
Pro-life supporters argue that the media is exaggerating public support for abortion, asserting that recent polls showing support are isolated surveys and do not reveal the steady trend that shows the public favor more restrictions on abortions.
Students at the University of New Mexico (UNM), who say that having the fast-food chain Chick-fil-A on campus makes them feel unsafe, were dismayed last Wednesday when a resolution to remove the restaurant was voted down by the board of on-campus eateries, 8 to 3.
A bipartisan group of congressmen in the House, many of whom have been working on immigration reform for four years, are planning to roll out a plan as early as this week that will include an "indirect" path to citizenship from guest worker status.
Arkansas state legislators voted to override Democratic Gov. Mike Beebe's veto of a bill that will ban abortions in the state at 20 weeks, unless the woman is a victim of rape, incest or her life is at risk due to a medical emergency.
The Massachusetts Department of Education has issued a directive to the state's public schools mandating that they allow boys to cheer on girls-only cheerleading squads, and allow boys to use girls' restrooms if the male student identifies as a female to comply with the state's anti-discrimination law.
Democratic Gov. Mike Beebe on Tuesday vetoed a bill that would ban abortions in Arkansas at 20 weeks, unless a woman is a victim of rape, incest or her life is at risk due to a medical emergency.
A New York-based nonprofit organization has created a new assistance program that could benefit pet owners who already receive help from state and local Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
To combat the addiction to pornography, Pastor Jay Dennis of First Baptist Church at the Mall in Lakeland, Fla., created his own program, "One Million Men Porn Free," because he wasn't able to find resource materials that he could use to defeat the devastating effects the lure of pornography had on members of his church.
Tim Tebow's family pastor, Mac Brunson, is speaking out in support of both Tim Tebow and Pastor Robert Jeffress amid the controversy surrounding Tebow's decision not to speak at the First Baptist Church of Dallas in April.
A Monroe County, Ill., judge on Tuesday dismissed the wrongful death lawsuit against Joyce Meyer Ministries that involved the murder of her former bodyguard's family.
Conservative political activist Ralph Reed is taking a lashing from liberal blogs and media organizations for applying biblical principles to the immigration reform debate, which he wrote about in a recent op-ed for USA Today.
Thousands of Americans are alarmed by a newly released video that shows a pro-abortion activist proclaiming that she achieved financial success by having an abortion.
A Tennessee woman who allegedly stole more than $160,000 from a Methodist church faces her first court appearance on Friday.