On Tuesday, Catholic cardinals gathered for the last Mass before they retire behind the closed doors of the Sistine Chapel as they discuss and deliberate who will lead the world's 1.2 billion Catholics.
The charity regulator in Scotland has upheld a ruling that would force a Roman Catholic adoption agency to end its policy that requires prospective adoptive parents to be married for at least two years.
The Sistine Chapel was closed to visitors as the Vatican's leaders prepare the famous chapel for the conclave, where cardinals from around the world will work to select a new pope.
A man from Australia is grabbing worldwide attention after he put on a fake bishop's costume and was able to gain entry into the Vatican, where he attended a meeting with 100 other cardinals.
Danielle D'Souza, daughter of author and filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza, recently released a new book, "YGOD: An Intelligent Discussion on the Relevance of Faith," which offers a fresh perspective on the leading questions facing young Christians today.
A British man dedicated to spreading the message of Christ spent the last 26 years carrying a 12-foot wooden cross around the globe.
Members of the Virginia state legislature recently passed a bill giving college groups the right to approve or disapprove membership for individuals based solely on their beliefs.
The resignation of Pope Benedict XVI was allegedly over blackmail claims, according to reports. Gay priests had been working at the Vatican for decades, and mounting pressure reportedly forced the Pope to leave.
On Monday, members of the All Party Parliamentary Group's (APPG) delegation on Faith and Society visited Birmingham, England as part of a project to determine how faith-based initiatives are helping the disadvantaged in cities across the United Kingdom.
A new report is detailing the severe persecution that Christians in China are facing and explains that instances of persecution are dramatically rising while the Communist government cracks down on unregistered house churches.
Dr. Dobson, founder of Focus on the Family, recently published his first fiction novel with the help of co-author Kurt Bruner. The pair attempted to draw attention to a very possible future if the current social trajectory and demographic trends hold true.
Pope Benedict XVI conducted his final scheduled public Mass on Wednesday after announcing earlier this week that he would resign as pope at the end of the month.
World leaders are reacting Monday to the announcement from the Vatican that Pope Benedict XVI will be resigning at the end of this month; making him the first pope to resign in nearly 600 years.
A 300-year old Bible that was stolen from an Ohio man's house has been returned after two years of searching.
A vote dealing with the controversial and divisive gay marriage bill is scheduled for Tuesday as politicians on both sides make their case regarding the future of marriage in the United Kingdom.
Girls born into Dalit families in India have few options available to them and a large majority can expect three outcomes – death, trafficked or forced to marry.
America's self-described "anti-fat pastor" Steve Reynolds has published a new book, "Get Off The Couch: A Man's A.C.T.I.O.N Plan," which takes a new approach to man's struggle with weight loss by incorporating Biblical guidelines and support.
A former Member of Parliament is warning of the adverse consequences of supporters of same-sex marriage and is advocating that laws be passed specifically for their protection.
A new debate is emerging over provisions of the Affordable Care Act that are set to be implemented in the near future. These new rules would allow for insurance companies to add additional charges on premiums for smokers and the obese.
A Twitter account set up by militants linked to Al Qaida was suspended on Friday after the group posted pictures of several Kenyan hostages, with a tweet threatening to kill them.
A prominent Roman Catholic adoption agency in the United Kingdom has been told to end their marriage requirement for adopting couples or risk deregulation. Marriage advocates have pointed it out as an issue of religious freedom and children finding stable homes.
Europe's human rights court ruled in favor of a woman claiming to have been fired for failing to remove a cross necklace while she was working in what has widely been seen as a landmark judgment.
More than a quarter of all the Catholic priests in England signed an open letter warning of the severe social and legal consequences of enacting gay marriage laws including a resurgence of "persecution" against Roman Catholics.
Children of poverty stricken families in India have been increasingly subjected to exploitation in the name of industrial prowess and business efficiency by employers placing them on the path of bonded child labor. Children from poor families are at the greatest risk of becoming child laborers due to their lack of education and their family's desperate situation.
The Roman Catholic Church in Germany revealed that it has decided to stop an independent inquiry regarding the sexual abuse by clergy over "trust" concerns of those who were facilitating the inquiry.