Pope Benedict XVI, who has served as head of the Roman Catholic Church since 2005, has announced that he will be stepping down.
A Tennessee school board has approved the placement of Ten Commandments displays in public schools, along with other historically significant documents.
The Ohio chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union and the Freedom From Religion Foundation have filed suit against an Ohio school district where one school has a prominently displayed portrait of Jesus Christ.
WASHINGTON – Hundreds of people from all fifty states and over 160 nations came to the Nation's Capital for the 61st Annual National Prayer Breakfast.
A bill that would further restrict abortion access in Arkansas was overwhelmingly passed by elected officials in the lower house of the Legislature this week.
A historic congregation in Texas may become the first church in the state to perform the same-sex union blessing recently approved by The Episcopal Church's national leadership.
An organization that supports having Minnesota pass a constitutional amendment defining marriage as being between one man and one woman has filed an amicus brief to the United States Supreme Court.
An interfaith atheist activist has claimed that the modern atheist movement in the United States and Europe lacks concern for the poor. Walker Bristol wrote an essay arguing that the "new atheism" of the 21st century has been rightly stereotyped as "elitist" and "self-satisfied."
A nationwide secularist organization has sent President Barack Obama a letter asking for him to use his position as "honorary president" of the Boy Scouts of America to change their policy on atheists.
The Commonwealth of Virginia is once again considering a bill that would allow school districts to let homeschoolers try out for public school sports teams.
Lawyers for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have filed briefs to the U.S. Supreme Court in support of upholding the Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8.
Evangelicals who have come together to support immigration reform have expressed concern over the White House's decision to include support for same-sex couples in their official immigration proposal.
Prominent British atheist and best-selling author Richard Dawkins recently responded to those who were offended by a tweet he sent out where he used the term "Islamic Barbarians."
A Democratic Senator who supports the widespread implementation of off-shore wind power has stated that issues that naval interests have with off-shore wind power are a "legitimate concern."
A group of African-American pro-life activists and organizations are planning to protest the 44th Annual NAACP Image Awards in California.