A Pagan mother in North Carolina is upset that her son received a Bible while at school, claiming the school has no right to give her son religious texts -- Christian, Pagan, or otherwise.
GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul is not considered to be a top-tier candidate like Mitt Romney or Newt Gingrich, but several polls indicate that the libertarian congressman from Texas might win the Iowa caucus and cause real trouble for the other candidates in the race.
A 14-year-old boy with Down syndrome has been suspended from school for inappropriately "hugging" a bus aide. The boy's mother insists it was an innocent gesture, while school officials claim it was sexual harassment.
The Obama family is sending out Christmas cards with no mention of Christ or Christmas, but apparently, that is what presidents have been doing for nearly 100 years.
Christopher Hitchens, who passed away Thursday, may have been a noted atheist, but those who knew him well, such as the Rev. Al Sharpton, remember him most for his wit and intelligence. CP spoke with Sharpton Friday. Find out what he had to say about the God Is Not Great author.
Christopher Hitchens held many controversial stances during his life, but among the most controversial was his vitriolic campaign against the beloved Mother Teresa. Why did he have such a problem with a Nobel Peace Prize winner who devoted much of her life to helping the poor?
Christian Bale insists he is no hero for trying to meet Chen Guangcheng, the Chinese human rights activist who has brought attention to mass forced abortions in his country. Local authorities aggressively resisted Bale's attempt to see Chen. See what happened.
The number of death sentences handed out in the U.S. have decreased by approximately 75 percent over the last 15 years, while executions have fallen 60 percent. The reasons might surprise you.
Occupy Wall Street protesters have been kicked out of New York City's Zucotti Park and organizers are struggling to keep the movement alive by pleading with a downtown church to allow them usage of an empty plot of land. What did church administrators decide?
A 2009 study by the Pew Research Center revealed that only 34 percent of white evangelical Protestants believe in global warming and that humans are to blame, compared to 47 percent of the entire U.S. population and 58 percent of people “unaffiliated” with a religion.
Collection agencies have implementing harsher tactics to get back the money owed to them by debtors, resulting in some people getting arrested and thrown in jail, despite “debtors' prisons” having been illegal in the U.S. since the 19th century.
After an evangelical Christian group complained to Lowe's for advertising on a TV show that portrayed American Muslim families in Michigan as “ordinary folks” instead of terrorists, the retail giant pulled its advertising, causing a backlash – not just in words.
Two "miracle" babies born premature are said to be doing very well, but doctors say the pair, once known as the world's smallest infants, are the exception.
Cynthia Farahat, a Coptic Christian and human rights activist from Egypt, testified before the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission in the House of Representatives, revealing how Christians in Egypt have been suffering violent persecution due in no small part to the billions of dollars in military aid the U.S. has given Egypt since 1979.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's support among the country's people is apparently so strong that many apparently do not mind having a figurine of the socialist leader placed into a nativity scene right next to the baby Jesus. What other figures have been placed in the politicized nativity scene?