The increasing efforts of both government and private sectors to advance transgender identity have not gone unchallenged. There have been many instances of large-scale backlash to this advancement.
A Chicago pastor has sent a letter to Mayor Rahm Emanuel urging him to remove the names of former presidents George Washington and Andrew Jackson from two public parks.
The Texas Pastor Council has denounced the failure of the Texas legislature to pass a bill that would prohibit men who identify as women from entering women's restrooms.
President Donald Trump gave a press conference at Trump Tower in Manhattan on Tuesday in which he said there was blame and decent people on "both sides" of the Charlottesville protests that broke out into violence between white supremacists and members of Antifa, a communist-anarchist group.
A Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals panel gave pro-life activist Dave Daleiden a victory Monday after he was barred by a lower court from releasing information about the University of Washington's purchase of baby body parts for research.
With the growing visibility of transgender identity, in recent years there has been an increased effort by some government entities to advance goals for the transgender community.
A North Carolina pastor who is a descendant of Confederate General Robert E. Lee has said he believes his ancestor's statues have become "a symbol of bigotry."
A majority of Muslims in the United States are as concerned about global Islamic extremism as the general population, according to a Pew Research Center survey.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott has signed a bill into law that limits insurance coverage for abortion procedures. The governor said he's "proud to sign legislation that ensures no Texan is ever required to pay for a procedure that ends the life of an unborn child."
A Maryland public school district does not have to fund the religious education of a Jewish student, according to a ruling from a three judge panel of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Recently deceased Crystal Cathedral Ministries founder Robert Schuller's belongings are being auctioned off online. The estate sale company Everything But The House has been working with Schuller's daughter, Carol Milner, on the auction.
Last Saturday, violence broke out at a white supremacist rally in support of a statue of American Civil War General Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Famed televangelist and host of "The 700 Club" Pat Robertson was hospitalized over the weekend following a fall while horseback riding.
The multi-site nondenominational Mariners Church will be opening its newest location in California in September.
Christianity is a faith with a long and detailed history, with numerous events of lasting significance occurring throughout the ages.
Archaeologists have discovered an ancient mug workshop that would have been located near the town of Cana, where Jesus performed the miracle of turning water into wine.
Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg and businessman Marcus Lemonis of the CNBC reality TV show "The Profit" discussed faith and business at Willow Creek Community Church's annual Global Leadership Summit.
North Point Community Church founder and Lead Pastor Andy Stanley has stated that congregations with multiple campuses have a "uniquely better approach" to church growth.
Two LGBT organizations have filed a lawsuit against President Donald Trump over his recently announced decision to reinstate a ban on transgender individuals openly serving in the U.S. armed forces.
A United Methodist minister is publishing a book of daily Bible devotionals inspired by the verses regularly sent to Hillary Rodham Clinton when she was running for president.
A former Planned Parenthood clinic director has warned pro-life protesters that they will not convince pro-choice women to join them "by screaming at them."
Two Tennessee megachurches, one predominantly African-American and the other majority Caucasian, co-hosted a back-to-school charity event Saturday to set an example of "what racial reconciliation looks like."
Atheists are not only considered immoral by various religious groups but even by fellow atheists, according to a recent study.
A 9-year-old California boy who wanted to have a President Donald Trump-themed birthday cake was rejected by several bakers, according to his mother.
A team of archaeologists may have located the home of three of Jesus' disciples, found in a lost Roman imperial city off of the Sea of Galilee.